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1999 Belarusian Premier League

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Season  1999
Champions League  BATE
Intertoto Cup  Dnepr-Transmash
Champion  FC BATE Borisov
Matches played  240
Champions  BATE
UEFA Cup  Slavia Gomel
Top goalscorer  Valery Strypeykis (21)
Goals scored  732
1999 Belarusian Premier League
Relegated  FC Osipovichi, FC Molodechno-DYuSSh-4
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Belarusian Premier League 1999 was the ninth season of top-tier football in Belarus. It started on April 11 and ended on October 30, 1999. Dnepr-Transmash Mogilev were the defending champions.


Team changes from 1998 season

Dinamo-93 Minsk dissolved midway through 1998 season and FC Kommunalnik Slonim relegated to the First League after finishing in the last place. They were replaced by 1998 First League winners Lida, who previously played in Premier League as Obuvshchik Lida, and the newcomers Svisloch-Krovlya Osipovichi, First League runners-up. Torpedo Minsk changed their name to Torpedo-MAZ Minsk and Neman Grodno were renamed to Neman-Belcard Grodno.


BATE Borisov won their 1st champions title and qualified for the next season's Champions League. The championship runners-up and 1999–2000 Cup winners Slavia Mozyr as well as bronze medalists Gomel qualified for UEFA Cup. Newcomers Svisloch-Krovlya Osipovichi finished their first and the only season in top league in 15th place and relegated, as did 16th team Molodechno.


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.


1999 Belarusian Premier League Wikipedia