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1998 Belarusian Premier League

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Season  1998
Champion  FC Dnepr Mogilev
Matches played  225
Top goalscorer  Sergey Yaromko (19)
Goals scored  587
1998 Belarusian Premier League
Champions  Dnepr-Transmash Mogilev
Champions League  Dnepr-Transmash Mogilev
UEFA Cup  Belshina Bobruisk BATE Borisov
Intertoto Cup  Lokomotiv-96 Vitebsk Gomel
Relegated  FC Kommunalnik Slonim, FC Dinamo-93 Minsk
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Belarusian Premier League 1998 was the eighth season of top-tier football in Belarus. It started on April 12 and ended on October 31, 1998. Dinamo Minsk were the defending champions.


Team changes from 1997 season

After the 1997 season Ataka-Aura Minsk dissolved and two Mogilev teams Dnepr and Transmash merged into FC Dnepr-Transmash Mogilev. This allowed the teams placed 15th and 16th to save their places in Premier League. The vacant places were filled by 1997 First League winners FC Gomel, who previously played in Premier League as Gomselmash Gomel, and the newcomers BATE Borisov, First League runners-up. MPKC Mozyr changed their name to Slavia Mozyr


Dnepr-Transmash Mogilev won their 1st champions title and qualified for the next season's Champions League. The championship runners-up BATE Borisov as well as bronze medalists and 1998–99 Cup winners Belshina Bobruisk qualified for UEFA Cup. Kommunalnik Slonim finished on last, 15th place and relegated to First League. Dinamo-93 Minsk dissolved and withdrew from the championship after 15 rounds. They were excluded from the final table and their results were annulled.


Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd matches won; 3rd head-to-head
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Dinamo-93 Minsk withdrew after 15 rounds with the following result:

All their games were annulled and the team was excluded from the final table.


1998 Belarusian Premier League Wikipedia

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