With a shocking decision on only 2 days before the start of the Macedonian First League, Bashkimi from Kumanovo quits from competing in Macedonian football because of financial problems.
Although FK Bregalnica Stip was relegated into the 3rd League East, they regained a spot in the 2nd League and will play there next season as well. FK Alumina Skopje is the team that gave up their place to Bregalnica.
Macedonian clubs have started the summer preparations and with the friendly matches before the start of the new season. Both Vardar and Pelister started with defeats in their opening tests.
The well known actor in the Macedonian football parody, Slobodan Vujcić – Braco is back in the domestic football. Braco's new role is main sponsor of the former Macedonian champion FK Pobeda Prilep.
The rather unknown Dutch company "Practical Solutions" takes over current Macedonian champion FK Rabotnicki and will administrate with the club for at least a year.
Australian born Pece Cvetanovski moves to German Bundesliga side Borussia Mönchengladbach, with a great wish to affirm himself in Europe and play for Macedonia one day.
Former Macedonian international player and caretaker coach of the Macedonian national team, Boban Babunski is the new coach of the current Macedonian champion Rabotnicki.
Only in Macedonia! That's the conclusion after the current situation, actions and relations between FK Vardar and FK Rabotnicki are summed up.
FK Sileks and FK Bashkimi will stay in the first league for the next season. After the play-off matches played today both teams managed to win against the second-league opponents.
Kozuf from Gevgelija and Novaci from the same-named village near Bitola are the new 2nd League teams, while Lokomotiva managed to stay in the league for one more season after beating Osogovo from Kocani in a thriller match with 3:2 on penalties. Here are the actual results: