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Season


1st League - FBiH:

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Format:

16 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 30 games each, over 30 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. points in head-to-head matches; 5. goal difference in hth matches; 6. away goals in hth matches (only if exactly two teams are tied); 7. goals scored in hth matches; 8. total goal difference; 9. play-off.

* - tie-breakers only used for ties that do not involve promotion or relegation.



Relegation to the league:

0-2 teams from 2015/2016 Premier Liga



Promotion from the league:

1 place: promoted to 2016/2017 Premier Liga



Relegation from the league:

12-13 place: possible relegation to 2016/2017 Druga Liga *

14-16 place: relegated to 2016/2017 Druga Liga

* - depends on the number of Premier Liga teams relegated to the group as follows:

if 0: no additionally relegated teams;

if 1: 13th placed team is also relegated to Druga Liga;

if 2: 12th-13th placed teams are also relegated to Druga Liga.



Promotion to the league:

4 teams from 2015/2016 Druga Liga



Changes from last season:

Zvijezda relegated from Premier Liga

Mladost Doboj Kakanj promoted to Premier Liga

Podgrmeč, Gradina Srebrenik, Turbina Jablanica and Igman Konjic relegated to Druga Liga

Sloga Simin Han, Bosna Visoko, Novi Travnik and Ljubuski promoted from Druga Liga



Changes before the season:

Sloga Simin Han, 1st in Druga Liga NSFBIH - Sjever last season and due to be promtoed to the league, refuses promotion.

As a result Podgrmeč, 13th last season and due to be relegated; avoids relegation.





1st League - RS - Regular Season:

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Format:

12 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 22 games each, over 22 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. points in head-to-head matches; 5. goal difference in hth matches; 6. away goals in hth matches (only if exactly two teams are tied); 7. goals scored in hth matches; 8. total goal difference; 9. play-off.

* - tie-breakers only used for ties that do not involve promotion or relegation.



Qualification for Championship Round:

1-6 place: enter Championship Round



Qualification for Relegation Round:

7-12 place: enter Relegation Round



Changes from last season:

Mladost Velika Obarska relegated from Premier Liga

Rudar Prijedor promoted to Premier Liga

Mladost Gacko and Napredak Donji Šepak relegated to Druga Liga

Zvijezda '09 Brgule and Borac Šamac promoted from Druga Liga



Changes before the season:

Proleter Teslić, 9th; and Podrinje Janja, 10th last season; are relegated from the group for incidents in their final games of the previous season.

Group reduced to 12 teams.





1st League - RS - Promotion Round:

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Format:

6 teams from the Regular Season contest the 2015/2016 1st League - RS champion and promotion in a league format.

Each team plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 10 games each, over 10 game weeks.

Teams keep their entire Regular Season record going into the Promotion Round.

The Promotion Round winner is the 2015/2016 1st League - RS champion champion.



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. points in head-to-head matches; 5. goal difference in hth matches; 6. away goals in hth matches (only if exactly two teams are tied); 7. goals scored in hth matches; 8. total goal difference; 9. play-off.

* - tie-breakers only used for ties that do not involve promotion.



Relegation to the league:

0-2 teams from 2015/2016 Premier Liga



Promotion from the league:

1 place: promoted to 2016/2017 Premier Liga





1st League - RS - Relegation Round:

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Format:

6 teams from the Regular Season contest against relegation in a league format.

Each team plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 10 games each, over 10 game weeks.

Teams keep their entire Regular Season record going into the Relegation Round.

The winner of the Relegation Round finishes 7th in the Overall season standings, the second placed team - 8th, and so on, with the last placed team in the Relegation Round being 12th.



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. points in head-to-head matches; 5. goal difference in hth matches; 6. away goals in hth matches (only if exactly two teams are tied); 7. goals scored in hth matches; 8. total goal difference; 9. play-off.

* - tie-breakers only used for ties that do not involve relegation.



Relegation from the league:

10-11 place: possible relegation to 2016/2017 Druga Liga *

12 place: relegated to 2016/2017 Druga Liga

* - depends on the number of Premier Liga teams relegated to the group as follows:

if 0: no additionally relegated teams;

if 1: 10th placed team is also relegated to Druga Liga;

if 2: 10th-11th placed teams are also relegated to Druga Liga.



Promotion to the league:

2 teams from 2015/2016 Druga Liga


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