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Season


Regular Season:

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Format:

12 teams, each plays the other three times - of which at least once home and once away - for a total of 33 games each, over 33 game weeks.



Scoring points:

3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.



Table order:

1. points won; 2. total goal difference; 3. total goals scored; 4. play-off (only for deciding group classification).



Qualification for the Final Phase:

1-6 place: enter the Final Phase



Relegation from the league:

11-12 place: relegated to Super League



Promotion to the league:

2 team from Super League





Final Phase:

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Format:

6 teams from the Regular Season contest the Premier League champion and CFU competition places in a knockout format.

The teams, placed 1st-2nd in the Regular Season, enter the Final Phase directly at the Semi-finals.



Quarter-finals:

Teams are paired according to their Regular Season standings:

3rd vs 6th;

4th vs 5th.

Winners are decided over two legs.

The higher placed teams from the Regular Season are hosts.



Semi-finals:

Teams are paired according to their Regular Season standings:

1st vs worst placed;

2nd vs third best placed.

Winners are decided over two legs.

The higher placed teams from the Regular Season are hosts.



Tie-breakers for the knockout matches over two legs:

1. aggregate score from the two legs, 2. away goals, 3. extra time, 4. penalties.



Final:

The two Semi-finals winners meet each other with the winner becoming Premier League champion.

Winner is decided over one leg, with extra time and penalties if score is level after regular time.

The match is played at a neutral venue.



Qualification for CFU competitions:

champion: CFU Club Championship

losing finalist: FU Club Championship