Ukrainian First League

The Perscha Liha (Ukrainian Перша ліга ) is the second highest division in the Ukrainian football. It was founded in 1991.


The top two teams advance to the Premjer - Liha, while the last two teams in the 3rd Liga, the Druha Liha, must descend. In the Perscha Liha Since also allowed to play the second teams of the Premier League clubs, there may be special cases in determining the climber - should one of these teams occupy one of the two promotion places, the next club moves up, with his first team in the league plays.

So it happens that the second team of Dynamo Kiev together with FC Hoverla - Zakarpattya Uzhhorod The champions of Perscha - Liha is (3 of each title ).

Clubs in the 2012/13 season

  • Stal Alchevsk
  • FC Tytan Armjansk
  • FC Arsenal Bila Tserkva
  • FC Helios Kharkiv
  • Olimpik Donetsk
  • Dynamo-2 Kyiv
  • Obolon Kiev ( relegated )
  • FC Approximately Kirovohrad
  • FC Krymteplizia Molodischne
  • MFK Mykolaiv
  • FC Naftowyk -Ukrnafta Ochtyrka
  • FC Nywa Vinnytsia
  • FK Odessa
  • PFK Olexandrija ( relegated )
  • FK Poltava ( climber )
  • PFK Sevastopol
  • FK Sumy ( climber )
  • Rated Bukovina Chernivtsi