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Meistriliiga
Meistriliiga
Country Flag of Estonia Estonia
Confederation UEFA
Founded 1992
Number of teams 10
Relegation to Esiliiga
Level on pyramid 1
Domestic cup(s) Estonian Cup
UEFA cup(s) UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
Current champions FCI Tallinn (2016, 1st title)
Most successful club Flora
(10 titles)
TV ERR, Postimees
Website Official website
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Meistriliiga known as the A. Le Coq Premium Liiga for sponsorship reasons) is the highest division of the Estonian Football Association annual football championship. The league was founded in 1992, and is semi-professional with amateur clubs allowed to compete.

As in most countries with low temperatures in winter time, the season starts in March and ends in November. Meistriliiga consists of ten clubs, all teams play each other four times. After each season the bottom team is relegated and the second last team plays a two-legged playoff for a place in the Meistriliiga.

In February 2013, A. Le Coq, an Estonian brewery company, signed a five-year cooperation agreement with the Estonian Football Association, which included Meistriliiga naming rights.

Clubs

Current clubs

The following 10 clubs will compete in the Meistriliiga during the 2017 season.

Club Position
in 2016
First season
in Meistriliiga
Seasons in
Meistriliiga
Current
spell since
Titles Last title/
Best finish
FCI Tallinnc 1st 2013 4 2013 1 2016
Floraa, b, c 4th 1992 26 1992 10 2015
Levadiac 2nd 1999 18 1999 9 2014
Narva Transa, b, c 8th 1992 26 1992 0 2nd
Nõmme Kaljuc 3rd 2008 9 2008 1 2012
Paide Linnameeskondc 6th 2009 8 2009 0 5th
Sillamäe Kaleva 5th 1992 12 2008 0 2nd
Tammekac 7th 2005 12 2005 0 5th
Tulevika 1st in Esiliiga 1992 17 2017 0 2nd
Vaprus 2006 3 2017 0 7th

a = Founding member of the Meistriliiga
b = Played in every Meistriliiga season
c = Never been relegated from Meistriliiga

External links

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Meistriliiga seasons

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