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The 2017–18 Croatian First Football League (officially HT Prva liga for sponsorship reasons) will be the 27th season of the Croatian First Football League, the national championship for men's association football teams in Croatia, since its establishment in 1992. The season is scheduled to start on 14 July 2017 and is expected to end on 19 May 2018.

The league contested of 10 teams.

Teams

On 21 April 2017, Croatian Football Federation announced that the first stage of licensing procedure for 2017–18 season was complete. For the 2017–18 Prva HNL, only seven clubs were issued a top level license: Dinamo Zagreb, Hajduk Split, Inter Zaprešić, Lokomotiva, Osijek, Rijeka and Slaven Belupo. All of these clubs except Inter Zaprešić were also issued a license for participating in UEFA competitions. In the second stage of licensing, clubs that were not licensed in the first stage can appeal on the decision. On 23 May 2017, it was announced that all remaining Prva HNL clubs except RNK Split were granted top level license. Four teams from Druga HNL acquired the top level license: Gorica, Rudeš, Solin and NK Zagreb.

The following teams have secured their place in the 2017–18 Prva HNL.

Stadia and locations

Stadium City Home club Licensed club(s) Capacity
Maksimir Zagreb Dinamo Zagreb Lokomotiva 38,079
Poljud Split Hajduk Split 34,448
Gradski vrt Osijek Osijek 22,050
Stadion HNK Cibalia Vinkovci Cibalia 9,958
Aldo Drosina Pula Istra 1961 8,923
Kranjčevićeva ZagrebZagreb Rudeš 8,850
Rujevica Rijeka Rijeka 8,274
ŠRC Zaprešić Zaprešić Inter Zaprešić 5,228
Gradski stadion Koprivnica Slaven Belupo 3,134

Personnel and kits

Club Chairman Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Sponsors
Cibalia Miroslav Gagro Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bartolović, MladenMladen Bartolović Croatia Vitaić, FraneFrane Vitaić Jako
Dinamo Zagreb Mirko Barišić Flag of Bulgaria Petev, IvayloIvaylo Petev Croatia Antolić, DomagojDomagoj Antolić adidas
Hajduk Split Ivan Kos Flag of Spain Carrillo, JoanJoan Carrillo Croatia Nižić, ZoranZoran Nižić Macron Tommy
Inter Zaprešić Branko Laljak Croatia Toplak, SamirSamir Toplak Croatia CzovicIvan Čović Joma Veleučilište Baltazar Zaprešić
Istra 1961 Michael Glover,
via Round Midnight Investments
Croatia Raić-Sudar, DarkoDarko Raić-Sudar Croatia Roce, GoranGoran Roce Nike Croatia Osiguranje
Lokomotiva Tin Dolički Croatia Tokić, MarioMario Tokić Croatia Capan, LukaLuka Capan Nike Crodux
Osijek Ivan Meštrović Croatia Zekić, ZoranZoran Zekić Croatia Barišić, BornaBorna Barišić Nike Osječko
Rijeka Damir Mišković Flag of Slovenia Kek, MatjažMatjaž Kek Croatia Maleš, MateMate Maleš Jako Sava Osiguranje
Rudeš Ivan Knežević Flag of Spain Iñaki Alonso Croatia Grbić, LovreLovre Grbić Kelme
Slaven Belupo Hrvoje Kolarić Croatia Kopić, ŽeljkoŽeljko Kopić Croatia Purić, VedranVedran Purić adidas Belupo

League table

Template:2017–18 Croatian First Football League table

External links

Template:Prva HNL Template:2017–18 in Croatian football

201718 in European football (UEFA)
Domestic leagues

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Austria · Azerbaijan · Belarus '17 '18 · Belgium · Bosnia and Herzegovina · Bulgaria · Croatia · Cyprus · Czech Republic · Denmark · England · Estonia '17 '18 · Faroe Islands '17 '18 · Finland '17 '18 · France · Georgia '17 '18 · Germany · Gibraltar · Greece · Hungary · Iceland '17 '18 · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan '17 '18 · Latvia '17 '18 · Lithuania '17 '18 · Luxembourg · Macedonia · Malta · Moldova · Montenegro · Netherlands · Northern Ireland · Norway '17 '18 · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '17 '18 · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Scotland · Serbia · Slovakia · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden '17 '18 · Switzerland · Turkey · Ukraine · Wales

Domestic cups

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Austria · Azerbaijan · Belarus · Belgium · Bosnia and Herzegovina · Bulgaria · Croatia · Cyprus · Czech Republic · Denmark · England · Estonia · Faroe Islands '17 '18 · Finland '17 '18 · France · Georgia · Germany · Gibraltar · Greece · Hungary · Iceland '17 '18 · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan '17 '18 · Latvia · Liechtenstein · Lithuania · Luxembourg · Macedonia · Malta · Moldova · Montenegro · Netherlands · Northern Ireland · Norway '17 '18 · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '17 '18 · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Scotland · Serbia · Slovakia · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland · Turkey · Ukraine · Wales

League cups

England · Estonia · Finland '17 '18 · France · Gibraltar · Hungary · Iceland '17 '18 · Israel · Latvia · Northern Ireland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '17 '18 · Romania · Scotland · Wales

Supercups

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Azerbaijan · Belarus · Belgium · Bulgaria · Cyprus · Czech Republic · England · Estonia · Faroe Islands · France · Georgia · Germany · Gibraltar · Hungary · Iceland · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan · Lithuania · Macedonia · Malta · Moldova · Netherlands · Northern Ireland · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '17 '18 · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Slovakia · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden · Turkey · Ukraine

UEFA competitions

Champions League (qualifying phase and play-off round · group stage · knockout phase · Final)
Europa League (qualifying phase and play-off round · group stage · knockout phase · Final)
Super Cup

International competitions

2018 FIFA World Cup (UEFA qualification) · 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

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