The draw for the group West of the third leagues took place with the new season set to begin next weekend.
A total of 11 teams applied to participate in the new season, 10 of them from last season plus Vrapchishte who was leader of the 4.MFL Gostivar. Only last season dead last Flamurtari did not sign up, while Teteks went on to play in the second league.
Unlike other third league groups, the West is set to begin on the weekend 17 and 18 October. These are the Round 1 pairs:
Rechica (GR) vs. Vrapchishte
Napredok vs. Zajazi
Proleter (T) vs. Arsimi
Nerashti vs. Ljuboten
Besa 1976 vs. Trabzonspor
Kamjani is idle.
The top placed team at the end of the season will enter a play-off for filling the 2.MFL West, while only to lone bottom placed team will get relegated.