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Divizia Națională
Moldova
Season information
Continental cup qualifiers
Champions League
Europa League
Season statistics
Matches played 56
Goals scored 144
Top goalscorer Alhaji Kamara
(8 goals)
Biggest home win Sheriff 4–0 Sf. Gheorghe
(16 June 2018)
Sheriff 5–1 Zaria
(1 July 2018)
Milsami 4–0 Dinamo-Auto
(1 July 2018)
Biggest away win Dinamo-Auto 0–5 Sheriff
(10 June 2018)
Highest scoring Sf. Gheorghe 3–6 Petrocub
(14 April 2018)
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The 2018 Moldovan National Division is the 28th season of top-tier football in Moldova. The season started on 1 April 2018 and is scheduled to finish on 24 November 2018. Fixtures were announced on 19 March 2018. Sheriff Tiraspol are the defending champions. The winners of the league this season will earn a spot in the first qualifying round of the 2019–20 UEFA Champions League, and the second and third placed clubs would earn a place in the first qualifying round of the 2019–20 UEFA Europa League.

Stadia and locations

Club Location Stadium Capacity
Dinamo-AutoTiraspol Dinamo-Auto Stadium, Tîrnauca 1,300
MilsamiOrhei Complexul Sportiv Raional 3,000
Petrocub-HînceștiSărata-Galbenă Stadionul Municipal, Hîncești 1,000
Sfântul GheorgheSuruceni Suruceni Stadium 1,500
SheriffTiraspol Sheriff Stadium 12,726
SperanțaNisporeni Complexul Sportiv Raional, Orhei 3,000
ZariaBălți Stadionul Orășenesc 7,000
ZimbruChișinău Zimbru Stadium 10,400

Personnel and kits

Team Head coach Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Dinamo-Auto Flag of Russia Good One Igor Dobrovolski Flag of Moldova Vitalie Bordian Joma OM
Milsami Flag of Moldova Veaceslav Rusnac Flag of Moldova Andrei Cojocari Kelme Dufremol, Avia Invest, Moldclassica
Petrocub-Hîncești Flag of Moldova Lilian Popescu Flag of Moldova Vladimir Ambros Joma CUN Auto Rentals, MAIB
Sfântul Gheorghe Flag of Moldova Serghei Cebotari Flag of Moldova Dorian Railean Macron Niagara fitness club, Craft Meat
Sheriff Croatia Goran Sablić Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Mateo Sušić Adidas IDC
Speranța Flag of Moldova Cristian Efros Flag of Moldova Ștefan Efros Nike Orom Imexpo, Mticket.md
Zaria Flag of Moldova Vlad Goian Flag of Moldova Vladimir Livșiț Joma Fundația Renato Usatîi, Bălți, OM
Zimbru Flag of Moldova Serghei Secu Flag of Moldova Ion Jardan Joma Chateau Vartely, amg-holding.md

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of
departure
Date of vacancy Position
in table
Replaced by Date of appointment
Dinamo-Auto Flag of Moldova Veaceslav Semionov End of caretaker spell End of 2017 season Pre-season Flag of Moldova Viorel Frunză 20 January 2018
Zimbru Flag of Moldova Iurie Osipenco Sacked End of 2017 season Flag of Moldova Vladimir Aga 23 February 2018
Zaria Romania Ștefan Stoica Sacked 13 December 2017 Flag of Moldova Vlad Goian 5 February 2018
Dinamo-Auto Flag of Moldova Viorel Frunză Demoted to assistant coach 19 March 2018 Flag of Russia Good One Igor Dobrovolski 19 March 2018
Sfântul Gheorghe Flag of Moldova Serghei Secu Resigned 15 April 2018 8th Flag of Moldova Serghei Cebotari 15 April 2018
Sheriff Flag of Italy Roberto Bordin Resigned 24 April 2018 1st Flag of Moldova Victor Mihailov (interim) 24 April 2018
Flag of Moldova Victor Mihailov End of caretaker spell 7 June 2018 1st Croatia Goran Sablić 7 June 2018
Zimbru Flag of Moldova Vladimir Aga Sacked 12 June 2018 7th Flag of Moldova Serghei Secu 12 June 2018

League table

Template:2018 Moldovan National Division table

Results by round

The following table represents the teams game results in each round.

Team12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728
Dinamo-Auto WD DL LW LD DL DD LL
Milsami Orhei WW LW DL WD WW WW DW
Petrocub-Hîncești LL WW DL DW LW DD WW
Sfântul Gheorghe LD LL DW DD WL LD LD
Sheriff Tiraspol WW WW DW WL DW WW DW
Speranța Nisporeni DL DD DW DL DD DL WD
Zaria Bălți DD DL DL LW DL LD LL
Zimbru Chișinău LD DD WL DD LD DL WL

Top goalscorers

Updated to matches played on 1 July 2018.
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Flag of Sierra Leone Alhaji Kamara Sheriff 8
2 Flag of Moldova Vladimir Ambros Petrocub-Hîncești 6
3 Belgium Ziguy Badibanga Sheriff 5
Flag of Moldova Vadim Gulceac Zaria
Flag of Moldova Alexandru Antoniuc Milsami
6 Flag of Moldova Vitalie Damașcan Sheriff 4
Flag of Moldova Igor Bugaiov Milsami
Flag of Moldova Ion Nicolaescu Zimbru
Flag of Moldova Evgheni Oancea Sheriff
10 Flag of Moldova Sergiu Istrati Sfântul Gheorghe 3
Flag of Moldova Vladislav Ivanov Petrocub-Hîncești
Flag of Moldova Victor Stînă Zimbru
Flag of Moldova Gheorghe Ovseanicov Zaria
Flag of Moldova Dan Taras Petrocub-Hîncești
Luxembourg Gerson Rodrigues Sheriff
Flag of Moldova Alexandru Suvorov Sfântul Gheorghe
Flag of Moldova Maxim Iurcu Speranța

Hat-tricks

Top assists

Updated to matches played on 1 July 2018.
Rank Player Club Assists
1 Flag of Moldova Artur Pătraș Petrocub-Hîncești 5
Belgium Ziguy Badibanga Sheriff
3 Belarus Flag Yury Kendysh Sheriff 4
Flag of Moldova Mihai Plătică Milsami
Flag of Moldova Vadim Gulceac Zaria
Flag of Moldova Alexandru Onica Zimbru
Flag of Moldova Vadim Rață Milsami

Best Goals

As of matches played on 13 May 2018
Round Player Club Procent
Round 1 Flag of Moldova Iaser Țurcan Dinamo-Auto 53%
Round 2 Flag of Moldova Mihai Plătică Milsami 47%
Round 3 Flag of Moldova Vadim Gulceac Zaria 53%
Round 4 Flag of Ukraine Valeriy Kutsenko Speranța 21%
Round 5 Flag of Moldova Denis Janu Dinamo-Auto 29%
Round 6 Flag of Moldova Mihail Bolun Speranța 35%
Round 7 Flag of Moldova Vadim Calugher Sfântul Gheorghe 29%

External links

2018 Divizia Națională

Dinamo-Auto · Milsami Orhei · Petrocub-Hîncești · Sfântul Gheorghe · Sheriff Tiraspol · Speranța Nisporeni · Zaria Bălți · Zimbru Chișinău

Moldovan National Division seasons

2000-01 · 2001-02 · 2002-03 · 2003-04 · 2004-05 · 2005-06 · 2006-07 · 2007-08 · 2008-09 · 2009-10 · 2010-11

Template:2017–18 in Moldovan football Template:2018–19 in Moldovan football

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League cups

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Supercups

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UEFA competitions
Champions League (qualifying phase and play-off round · group stage · knockout phase · Final)
Europa League (qualifying phase and play-off round (Main Path), qualifying phase and play-off round (Champions Path) · group stage · knockout phase · Final)
Super Cup
International competitions
UEFA Euro 2020 (qualification) ·

2018–19 UEFA Nations League (League A · League B · League C · League D · Finals)

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