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2000 Belarusian First League

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Season  2000
Promoted  Molodechno
Goals scored  704 (2.93 per match)
Champions  Molodechno
Matches played  240
2000 Belarusian First League
Relegated  Traktor Minsk Veino-Dnepr Polesye Kozenki

2000 Belarusian First League was the tenth season of 2nd level football championship in Belarus. It started in April and ended in November 2000.


Team changes from 1999 season

Two best teams of 1999 Belarusian First League (Kommunalnik Slonim and Vedrich-97 Rechytsa) were promoted to Belarusian Premier League. Pinsk-900 and Vitbich-Dinamo-Energo Vitebsk relegated to the Second League.

Promoted and relegated teams were replaced by two newcomers from the Second League (Traktor Minsk and Luninets) and two teams relegated from Premier League (Molodechno and Svisloch-Krovlya Osipovichi).

Before the start of the season Kommunalnik Svetlogorsk were renamed to Khimik Svetlogorsk.


This season winners Molodechno were promoted to the Premier League. Four lowest placed teams (Traktor Minsk, Khimik Svetlogorsk, Veino-Dnepr and Polesye Kozenki) were initially relegated to the Second League, although Khimik Svetlogorsk later avoided relegation due to withdrawal of two other teams before 2001 season.

League table

Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd matches won; 3rd head-to-head (points, matches won, goal difference, goals scored); 4th goal difference; 5th goals scored
(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.


2000 Belarusian First League Wikipedia

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