Naiste Meistriliiga

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Naiste Meistriliiga
Founded1994
CountryEstonia
Confederation UEFA
Number of teams8
Level on pyramid1
Relegation to Naiste Esiliiga
Domestic cup(s) Estonian Women's Cup
International cup(s) Champions League
Current champions Flora (2nd title)
(2019)
Most championships Pärnu (13 titles)
Website Official website
Soccerball current event.svg 2020 Naiste Meistriliiga

The Naiste Meistriliiga (English: Women's Champions League) is the highest league of women's association football in Estonia. It is run by the Estonian Football Association and was founded in 1994. The league currently consists of eight teams. The league champion qualifies for the UEFA Women's Champions League.

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Current clubs

The following eight clubs competed in the 2018 season. [1]

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Locations of the 2018 Naiste Meistriliiga teams
TeamLocationGroundCapacity2018 season
Ajax Tallinn Ajax Stadium 500 [2] 8th
Flora Tallinn Lilleküla harjutusväljak I 200 [3] 1st
Levadia Tallinn Maarjamäe Stadium 30 [4] 3rd
Lootos Põlva Tilsi Stadium 500 [5] 6th
Pärnu Pärnu Pärnu Rannastaadion 1,501 [6] 2nd
SK 10 Premium Tartu Kambja Stadium 30 [7] 5th
Tallinna Kalev Tallinn Kalev Keskstaadion artificial turf570 [8] 4th
Tammeka Tartu Sepa Football Centre artificial turf508 [9] 7th

Champions

By season

This section lists all champions since the league's inception and the previous Estonian league champions. [1] [10] [11]

SeasonChampionsRunners-upThird placeTop scorerGoals
1994 Central Sport Tulevik Nõmme Chickens
1994–95 Pärnu Central Jõmm Tulevik
1995–96 Central Sport (2) Pärnu Tulevik
1996–97 Central Sport (3) Pärnu TKSK Arsenal Flag of Estonia.svg Anastassia Morkovkina (Narvane/TKSK Arsenal)13
1997–98 TKSK Arsenal Pärnu Wiiking Flag of Estonia.svg Anastassia Morkovkina (TKSK Arsenal)47
1998 TKSK Arsenal (2) Pärnu Flora Flag of Estonia.svg Anastassia Morkovkina (TKSK Arsenal)29
1999 TKSK (3) Pärnu Flora Flag of Estonia.svg Andra Karpin (Pärnu)31
2000 TKSK (4) Pärnu Flora Flag of Estonia.svg Anastassia Morkovkina (Pärnu)28
2001 TKSK Visa (5) Eesti Näitused Pärnu
2002 TKSK Visa (6) Pärnu Estel Flag of Estonia.svg Ave Pajo (Estel)33
2003 Pärnu (2) TKSK Visa Estel Flag of Estonia.svg Anastassia Morkovkina (Pärnu)46
2004 Pärnu (3) TKSK Visa Ajax TLMK Flag of Estonia.svg Anastassia Morkovkina (Pärnu)58
2005 Pärnu (4) TKSK Visa Tallinna Kalev Flag of Estonia.svg Anastassia Morkovkina (Pärnu)63
2006 Pärnu (5) Levadia Tallinna Kalev Flag of Estonia.svg Anastassia Morkovkina (Pärnu)61
2007 Levadia (7) Pärnu Flora Flag of Estonia.svg Katrin Loo (Flora)30
2008 Levadia (8) Pärnu Flora Flag of Estonia.svg Ave Pajo (Tallinna Kalev)47
2009 Levadia (9) Flora Pärnu Flag of Estonia.svg Ave Pajo (Levadia)59
2010 Pärnu (6) Flora Levadia Flag of Estonia.svg Ave Pajo (Levadia)33
2011 Pärnu (7) Flora Levadia Flag of Estonia.svg Anastassia Morkovkina (Pärnu)36
2012 Pärnu (8) Flora Levadia Flag of Estonia.svg Anastassia Morkovkina (Pärnu)37
2013 Pärnu (9) Flora Levadia Flag of Estonia.svg Anastassia Morkovkina (Pärnu)34
2014 Pärnu (10) Flora Levadia Flag of Estonia.svg Anastassia Morkovkina (Pärnu)34
2015 Pärnu (11) Flora Levadia Flag of Estonia.svg Anastassia Morkovkina (Pärnu)34
2016 Pärnu (12) Flora Levadia Flag of Estonia.svg Anastassia Morkovkina (Pärnu)35
2017 Pärnu (13) Flora Levadia Flag of Estonia.svg Lisette Tammik (Flora)33
2018 Flora Pärnu Levadia Flag of Estonia.svg Katrin Loo (Flora)29
2019 Flora Pärnu Tallinna Kalev

By team

TitlesTeam
13 Pärnu
9 Levadia [A]
3 Central Sport
2 Flora
  1. ^ TKSK Arsenal, TKSK, TKSK Visa, and Levadia are all names held at different times by a single club.

Awards

Player of the Year

Related Research Articles

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Aljona Malets Estonian footballer

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The 2014 Naiste Meistriliiga was the 22nd season of women's league football in Estonia.

The 2015 Naiste Meistriliiga was the 23rd season of women's league football in Estonia.

The 2013 Naiste Meistriliiga was the 21st season of women's league football in Estonia.

The 2016 Meistriliiga was the 26th season of the Meistriliiga, the highest division of Estonian football system. The season began on 4 March 2016 and concluded on 5 November 2016.

The 2016 Esiliiga is the 26th season of the Esiliiga, second-highest Estonian league for association football clubs, since its establishment in 1992. The season began on 25 February 2016 and concluded on 6 November 2016.

The 2016 Esiliiga B is the 4th season of the Esiliiga B, third-highest Estonian league for association football clubs, since its establishment in 2013. The season began on 28 February 2016 and concluded on 6 November 2016.

The 2017 Meistriliiga was the 27th season of the Meistriliiga, the top Estonian league for association football clubs, since its establishment in 1992. The season began on 3 March 2017 and concluded on 4 November 2017. FCI Tallinn began the season as defending champions of the 2016 season.

The 2017 Esiliiga B is the 5th season of the Esiliiga B, third-highest Estonian league for association football clubs, since its establishment in 2013. The season began on 1 March 2017.

The 2017 Naiste Meistriliiga was the 25th season of women's league football in Estonia.

The 2018 Meistriliiga was the 28th season of the Meistriliiga, the highest division of Estonian football system. The season was scheduled to begin on 25 February 2018, but was postponed due to a cold wave. On 3 March, the season began with four out of five second round matches held in indoor arena. This marked the first time Estonian league football was played indoor. The season concluded on 10 November 2018. Flora were the defending champions. Nõmme Kalju won their 2nd Meistriliiga title completing an entire season undefeated.

The 2019 Meistriliiga was the 29th season of the Meistriliiga, the top Estonian league for association football clubs. The season began on 8 March 2019 and concluded on 9 November 2019. Nõmme Kalju were the defending champions. Flora won their 12th Meistriliiga title.

The 2020 Meistriliiga is the 30th season of the Meistriliiga, the top Estonian league for association football clubs. The season began on 6 March 2020 and will conclude on 7 November 2020. Flora are the defending champions.

References

  1. 1 2 "Naiste Meistriliiga" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association.
  2. "FC Ajax Staadion" (in Estonian). Eesti Spordiregister.
  3. "Lilleküla harjutusväljak I" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association.
  4. "Maarjamäe jalgpallikeskus" (in Estonian). Eesti Spordiregister.
  5. "Tilsi Staadion" (in Estonian). Eesti Spordiregister.
  6. "Pärnu Rannastaadion" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association.
  7. "Kambja staadion" (in Estonian). Eesti Spordiregister.
  8. "Kalevi Keskstaadioni kunstmuruväljak" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association.
  9. "Tartu Sepa jalgpallikeskuse kunstmuruväljak" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association.
  10. "Estonia - List of Women Champions". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation.
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