2015–16 Albanian Superliga

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Albanian Superliga
Season 2015–16
Champions Skënderbeu Korçë
Relegated Bylis Ballsh KF Tërbuni Pukë
Matches played 180
Goals scored 395 (2.19 per match)
Top goalscorer Hamdi Salihi (27)
Biggest home win Flamurtari Vlorë 7–0 Tërbuni Pukë
(4 October 2015), Skënderbeu Korçë 6-1 KF Laçi (4 May 2016)
Biggest away win KF Tërbuni Pukë 0–4 KF Vllaznia Shkodër
(9 March 2016>
Highest scoring Flamurtari Vlorë 7–0 Pukë
(4 October 2015)
Longest winning run Partizani Tirana (9)
Longest unbeaten run Partizani Tirana (16)
Longest winless run Tërbuni Pukë (14)
Longest losing run Tërbuni Pukë, KF Flamurtari Vlorë (5)
2016–17 →
All statistics correct as of 11 November 2015.

The 2015–16 Albanian Superliga was the 77th official season, or 80th season of top-tier football in Albania (including three unofficial championships during World War II) and the sixteenth season under the name Kategoria Superiore. Skënderbeu Korçë are the defending champions.

Teams

KF Bylis Ballsh, the 2014–15 First Division champion, returns to the top level after just one year of absence.

Team locations

Team name Location
Bylis Ballsh Ballsh, Fier County
Flamurtari Vlorë Vlorë, Vlorë County
FK Kukësi Kukës, Kukës County
KF Laçi Laç, Lezhë County
Partizani Tirana Tiranë, Tiranë County
Skënderbeu Korçë Korçë, Korçë County
Tërbuni Pukë Pukë, Shkodër County
Teuta Durrës Durrës, Durrës County
KF Tirana Tiranë, Tiranë County
Vllaznia Shkodër Shkodër, Shkodër County

Stadiums

Bylis Ballsh Flamurtari Vlorë FK Kukësi KF Laçi Skënderbeu Korçë
Adush Muça Stadium Flamurtari Stadium Zeqir Ymeri Stadium Laçi Stadium Skënderbeu Stadium
Capacity: 5,200 Capacity: 8,200 Capacity: 5,000 Capacity: 5,000 Capacity: 12,000
Flamurtari Stadium North Stand.JPG Kukes vs Elbasani.jpg Stadiumi Skënderbeu.jpg
Partizani Tirana Teuta Durrës KF Tirana Tërbuni Pukë Vllaznia Shkodër
Qemal Stafa Stadium Niko Dovana Stadium Selman Stërmasi Stadium Ismail Xhemali Stadium Loro Boriçi Stadium
Capacity: 19,700 Capacity: 12,040 Capacity: 10,000 Capacity: 1,950 Capacity: 17,000
QemalStafaStadiumTirana.JPG Stadiumi Niko Dovana.jpg Ingaural match of Selman Stërmasi Stadium.jpg IsmailXhemaliStadium.jpg Loro Borici Stadium and Albanian Alps.jpg


Personnel and kits

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players and Managers may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Team President Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Bylis Ballsh Albania Agron Kapllanaj Bosnia and Herzegovina Adnan Zildžović Albania Maringlen Shoshi Joma
Flamurtari Vlorë Albania Sinan Idrizi Albania Zekirija Ramadani Albania Bruno Telushi Joma TRK/Atlasjet
KF Laçi Albania Pashk Laska Albania Ramadan Ndreu Croatia Stipe Buljan Sportika Top Sport
Partizani Tirana Albania Gazment Demi Italy Andrea Agostinelli Albania Alban Hoxha adidas
Skënderbeu Korçë Albania Ardian Takaj Albania Mirel Josa Albania Bledi Shkëmbi Puma Ama Cafè
Teuta Durrës Albania Edmond Hasanbelliu Albania Gugash Magani Albania Bledjan Rizvani Erreà Caffè Pascucci
KF Tirana Albania Refik Halili Albania Ilir Daja Albania Ervin Bulku Legea
Tërbuni Pukë Albania Grand Frroku Albania Viktor Gjoni Albania Abaz Karakaçi Legea AML Leonard
Vllaznia Shkodër Albania Bashkia Shkodër Albania Armando Cungu Albania Ndriçim Shtubina Onze
Kukësi Albania Safet Gjici Albania Klodian Duro Albania Rrahman Hallaçi Macron Kevin Construction

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Partizani Tirana Albania Shpëtim Duro End of contract 29 May 2015 Pre-season Albania Sulejman Starova 30 May 2015
KF Tirana Nigeria Ndubuisi Egbo End of tenure as a caretaker 30 May 2015 Albania Shkëlqim Muça 30 May 2015
Teuta Durrës Albania Gentian Begeja End of contract 31 May 2015 Albania Gugash Magani 1 June 2015
Bylis Ballsh Albania Roland Nenaj End of contract 31 May 2015 Albania Agim Canaj 28 July 2015
Flamurtari Vlorë Italy Ernestino Ramella Mutual consent 31 May 2015 Czech Republic Stanislav Levý 6 July 2015
FK Kukësi Serbia Miodrag Radanović Mutual consent 14 June 2015 Brazil Marcello Troisi 15 June 2015
Tërbuni Pukë Albania Elvis Plori End of contract 14 June 2015 Albania Samuel Nikaj 11 July 2015

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Skënderbeu Korçë (C) 36 25 4 7 73 27 +46 79 Qualification to Champions League second qualifying round
2 Partizani Tirana 36 21 11 4 51 21 +30 74 Qualification to Europa League first qualifying round[lower-alpha 1]
3 Kukësi 36 18 9 9 41 25 +16 63[lower-alpha 2]
4 Teuta Durrës 36 18 9 9 43 28 +15 63[lower-alpha 2]
5 Tirana 36 13 14 9 37 25 +12 53
6 Vllaznia Shkodër 36 11 6 19 36 42 −6 39
7 Laçi 36 8 12 16 30 48 −18 36
8 Flamurtari Vlorë[lower-alpha 3] 36 9 11 16 34 44 −10 35
9 Bylis Ballsh (R) 36 8 8 20 27 53 −26 32 Relegation to Albanian First Division
10 Tërbuni Pukë (R) 36 4 6 26 22 81 −59 18
Source: Albanian Football Association, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference; 6) Goals scored; 7) Draw.[2]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. Kukësi qualified for the Europa League first qualifying round by winning the 2015–16 Albanian Cup, and the spot awarded to the third-placed team was passed to the fourth-placed team, Teuta Durrës.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kukësi ahead of Teuta Durrës on head-to-head record; Kukësi–Teuta Durrës 3–0, Teuta Durrës–Kukësi 1–0, Kukësi–Teuta Durrës 2–2, Teuta Durrës–Kukësi 0–0.
  3. Flamurtari Vlorë were deducted three points.[1]

Results

Each team plays every opponent four times, twice at home and twice away, for a total of 36 games.

Season statistics

Scoring

Top scorers

As of matches played on 21 May 2016.[3]
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Albania Hamdi Salihi Skënderbeu Korçë 27
2 Albania Xhevahir Sukaj Partizani Tirana 21
3 Nigeria James Adeniyi Laçi/Skënderbeu Korçë 15
4 Albania Elis Bakaj Tirana 14
5 Nigeria Peter Olayinka Skënderbeu Korçë 10
Republic of Macedonia Izair Emini Kukësi
7 Albania Artur Magani Teuta Durrës 9
7 Brazil Mateus Lima Kukësi 7
Albania Emiljano Musta Teuta Durrës
Albania Ardit Hoxhaj Bylis Ballsh
10 Albania Eraldo Çinari Vllaznia Shkodër 6
Brazil Erick Flores Kukësi
Albania Valdan Nimani Laçi
Serbia Stevan Račić Partizani Tirana
Albania Ndriçim Shtubina Vllaznia Shkodër
Albania Bruno Telushi Flamurtari Vlorë

Hat-tricks

Player For Against Result Date Ref
Albania Salihi, HamdiHamdi Salihi Skënderbeu Korçë Flamurtari Vlorë 5–2 20 March 2016 [4]
Albania Bakaj, ElisElis Bakaj Tirana Tërbuni Pukë 3–0 3 April 2016 [5]
Albania Sukaj, XhevahirXhevahir Sukaj Partizani Tirana Tërbuni Pukë 4–0 30 April 2016 [6]

Clean sheets

As of matches played on 21 May 2016.[3]
Rank Player Club Clean
sheets
1 Albania Alban Hoxha Partizani Tirana 19
2 Albania Edvan Bakaj Tirana 17
3 Albania Orges Shehi Skënderbeu Korçë 16
4 Albania Shpëtim Moçka Teuta Durrës 15
5 Albania Ervis Koçi Kukësi 10
Montenegro Andrija Dragojević Vllaznia Shkodër
7 Albania Stivi Frashëri Tirana/Bylis Ballsh 9
8 Albania Argjent Halili Flamurtari Vlorë 8
9 Albania Enea Koliqi Kukësi 7

Discipline

As of 21 May 2016

Player

Club

  • Most yellow cards: 97[3]
    • Bylis Ballsh
  • Most red cards: 6[3]
    • Flamurtari Vlorë

Attendances

Club Lowest attendance Highest attendance Average attendance
Partizani Tirana 1,000 10,031 3,009
KF Tirana 2,000 7,000 2,993
Skënderbeu Korçë 500 4,200 2,731
FK Kukësi 531 5,110 1,957
Flamurtari Vlorë 70 3,000 1,215
Teuta Durrës 150 1,700 940
Vllaznia Shkodër 2,500 8,000 5,550
KF Laçi 300 1,800 828
Bylis Ballsh 300 1,800 828
Tërbuni Pukë 300 1,800 828

References

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  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 "Summary - Superliga - Albania - Results, fixtures, tables and news". Soccerway. Retrieved 7 May 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Sotir Kora (20 March 2016). "Super Salihi, Skënderbeu shkatërron Flamurtarin" (in Albanian). Super Sport Albania. Retrieved 20 March 2016. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. Erald Kodheli (3 April 2016). "Tirana thyen 3-0 Tërbunin, tre gola nga Elis Bakaj" (in Albanian). Super Sport Albania. Retrieved 3 April 2016. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. Adi Metaliu (30 April 2016). "Partizani nuk gabon, 4 gola Tërbunit" (in Albanian). Super Sport Albania. Retrieved 1 May 2016. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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