Kategoria Superiore
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2022-2023
Location
Albania
Abbreviation
ALB1

Summary

The Kategorie Superiore (ALB1) or Albanian Superliga is the top division/league in the Albanian football system. At the end of the 2022-2023 season, the ALB1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2023-2024 UEFA Champions League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 1st place 2022-2023 ALB1 team
  • 2023-2024 UEFA Europa Conference League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 2nd and 3rd place 2022-2023 ALB1 teams

The winner of the 2022-2023 Kupa e Shqipërisë (Albanian Cup), typically an ALB1 team, also receives a berth in the 1st Qualifying Round of the 2023-2024 UEFA Europa Conference League.

Leagues Pyramid - Albania

Abbrev League # of Teams
ALB1Kategorie Superiore10
ALB2Kategoria e Parë (1st Division)14
ALB3Kategoria e Dytë (2nd Division)24
ALB4Kategoria e Tretë (3rd Division)8

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

19 Aug 2022 - 24 May 2023  10: ALB1 (7 minimum), ALB2 (3 maximum)

Season Format

Each team plays Home-Away matches with the other 9 ALB1 clubs twice for a total of 36 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) head-to-head points, (2) head-to-head goal difference, (3) head-to-head goals scored, (4) goal difference, (5) total goals scored, then (6) a drawing.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2022-2023 ALB1 season, the 9th and 10th place ALB1 teams will be relegated to the ALB2, while two ALB2 teams will be promoted to the 2023-2024 ALB1. The 8th place ALB1 team will enter into a home/away highest aggregate goals wins Promotion/Relegation playoff with the 3rd place ALB2 team.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1KF Tirana 126 -4-222-1981163 -1-210137663 -3-012615
2FK Partizani 127 -1-422-1412263 -1-21055064 -0-212972
3KF Erzeni Shijak 125 -5-220-1010062 -3-1933063 -2-111770
4KF Vllaznia Shkodër 125 -4-319-1212063 -2-11186262 -2-2846-2
5KS Egnatia Rrogozhinë 125 -3-418-127563 -1-21094562 -2-28330
6KS Kastrioti Krujë 123 -6-315-98162 -3-1963361 -3-2635-2
7KF Laçi 124 -2-614-1012-262 -1-3755062 -1-3757-2
8FK Kukësi 123 -3-612-1114-361 -1-4457-262 -2-2867-1
9KF Bylis Ballsh 123 -3-612-1013-362 -2-2863361 -1-44410-6
10KS Teuta Durrës 121 -5-68-718-1160 -3-3338-561 -2-35410-6
2023-2024 UEFACL
2023-2024 UEFAECL
Relegation Playoff
Relegation to ALB2

Fixtures

Wed - 14 Dec 2022
 KF Vllaznia Shkodër   KS Teuta DurrësStadiumi Loro Boriçi
 KF Erzeni Shijak   KF Bylis BallshStadiumi Tofik Jashari
 FK Kukësi   KF LaçiKukës Arena
 KF Tirana   FK PartizaniStadiumi Selman Stërmasi
Tue - 20 Dec 2022
 KS Teuta Durrës   KS Kastrioti KrujëStadiumi Niko Dovana
 FK Partizani   KF Vllaznia ShkodërStadiumi Selman Stërmasi
 KF Laçi   KF TiranaStadiumi Laçi
 KF Bylis Ballsh   FK KukësiStadiumi Adush Muça
Tue - 27 Dec 2022
 KF Tirana   KF Bylis BallshStadiumi Selman Stërmasi
 KF Vllaznia Shkodër   KF LaçiStadiumi Loro Boriçi
 KS Kastrioti Krujë   FK PartizaniStadiumi Redi Maloku
Fri - 13 Jan 2023
 FK Partizani   KS Teuta DurrësStadiumi Selman Stërmasi
 KF Laçi   KS Kastrioti KrujëStadiumi Laçi
 KF Bylis Ballsh   KF Vllaznia ShkodërStadiumi Adush Muça
 KF Erzeni Shijak   KF TiranaStadiumi Tofik Jashari

Results

Mon - 14 Nov 2022
 FK Partizani 21 KF Bylis BallshAir Albania Stadium
 KS Teuta Durrës 12 KF Erzeni ShijakStadiumi Niko Dovana
Sat - 12 Nov 2022
 KF Erzeni Shijak PSPD FK PartizaniStadiumi Tofik Jashari
 KF Tirana PSPD KS Kastrioti KrujëStadiumi Selman Stërmasi
 KF Bylis Ballsh PSPD KF LaçiStadiumi Adush Muça
 KF Vllaznia Shkodër 00 KF TiranaStadiumi Loro Boriçi
Thu - 3 Nov 2022
 KF Tirana 10 KS Egnatia RrogozhinëStadiumi Selman Stërmasi
 KF Laçi 10 FK PartizaniStadiumi Laçi
Wed - 2 Nov 2022
 KF Bylis Ballsh 00 KS Teuta DurrësStadiumi Adush Muça
 KF Erzeni Shijak 11 KS Kastrioti KrujëStadiumi Niko Dovana
Sun - 30 Oct 2022
 KF Tirana 41 FK KukësiStadiumi Selman Stërmasi
Sat - 29 Oct 2022
 KF Vllaznia Shkodër 22 KF Erzeni ShijakStadiumi Loro Boriçi
 KS Teuta Durrës 01 KF LaçiStadiumi Niko Dovana