2014–15 Kategoria Superiore


The 2014–15 Kategoria Superiore was the 76th official season, or 79th season of top-tier football in Albania (including three unofficial championships during World War II) and the sixteenth season under the name Kategoria superiore. The season began on 23 August 2014 and ended on 22 May 2015.

Kategoria Superiore
Season2014–15
ChampionsSkënderbeu
6th Albanian title
RelegatedApolonia
Elbasani
Champions LeagueSkënderbeu
Europa LeagueKukësi
Partizani
Laçi
Matches played180
Goals scored377 (2.09 per match)
Top goalscorerPero Pejić (21 goals)
Biggest home winSkënderbeu 6–0 Apolonia
(23 November 2014)
Biggest away winElbasani 1–5 Teuta
(10 September 2014)
Highest scoringKukësi 5-2 Teuta
(4 March 2015)
Longest winning runLaçi (6)
Longest unbeaten runSkënderbeu (11)
Longest winless runApolonia (16)
Longest losing runApolonia (8)

Teams


Stadia and last season

Locations of the 2014–15 Kategoria Superiore teams
TeamLocationStadiumCapacityLast season
ApoloniaFierLoni Papuçiu Stadium6,800Kategoria e Parë
ElbasaniElbasanElbasan Arena12,800Kategoria e Parë
FlamurtariVlorëFlamurtari Stadium13,0007th
KukësiKukësZeqir Ymeri Stadium10,0002nd
LaçiLaçLaçi Stadium11,0003rd
PartizaniTiranaQemal Stafa Stadium20,0005th
SkënderbeuKorçëSkënderbeu Stadium12,000Champions
TeutaDurrësNiko Dovana Stadium13,0004th
TiranaTiranaSelman Stërmasi Stadium12,5006th
VllazniaShkodërLoro Boriçi Stadium16,0008th

Personnel and kits

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players and Managers may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Apolonia Artan Mërgjyshi Amarildo Dimo Givova
KF Elbasani Ilirjan File Eriol Merxha Givova Xhanini
Flamurtari Ernestino Ramella Franc Veliu Lescon TRK/Atlasjet
FK Kukësi Artim Šakiri Rrahman Hallaçi Adidas Kevin Construction
KF Laçi Armando Cungu Stipe Buljan Sportika Top Sport
Partizani Shpëtim Duro Nderim Nexhipi Legea
Skënderbeu Mirel Josa Bledi Shkëmbi Legea Ama Cafè
Teuta Ilir Biturku Bledjan Rizvani Erreà Caffè Pascucci
KF Tirana Gugash Magani Ervin Bulku Legea
Vllaznia Baldo Ranieri Ndriçim Shtubina Givova

League table


Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Skënderbeu (C) 36 24 7 5 58 18 +40 79 Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
2 Kukësi 36 23 6 7 59 27 +32 75 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round
3 Partizani 36 22 7 7 42 24 +18 73
4 Tirana 36 21 8 7 47 27 +20 71
5 Laçi 36 20 9 7 46 19 +27 69 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round[lower-alpha 1]
6 Flamurtari 36 10 8 18 29 37 8 38
7 Vllaznia[lower-alpha 2] 36 11 5 20 27 41 14 35
8 Teuta 36 9 2 25 31 54 23 29
9 Apolonia (R) 36 7 4 25 19 56 37 25 Relegation to the Kategoria e Parë
10 Elbasani (R) 36 4 2 30 19 74 55 14
Source: Albanian Football Association (in Albanian)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) points in head-to-head matches; 3) goal difference in head-to-head matches; 4) goals scored in head-to-head matches; 5) total goal difference; 6) total goals scored; 7) draw
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. Laçi qualified for the UEFA Europa League first qualifying round by winning the 2014–15 Albanian Cup.
  2. Vllaznia were deducted three points.

Results


Leader week after week

KF Skënderbeu KorçëFK KukësiKF TiranaFK KukësiFK Partizani TiranaKF TiranaFK Partizani TiranaKF TiranaFK KukësiKF TiranaFK KukësiKF Tirana

Season statistics


Scoring