Ljuboten wins women’s league, Dimitrovska top scorer

Tetovo based Ljuboten is the winner of this season’s Women’s 1.MFL after an interesting finish. Skopje based Kul managed to win the second division.

photo by ZhFK Ljuboten Tetovo: the players celebrate winning the last match.

The season concluded on Saturday when the Round 22 matches took place. Ljuboten, Tiverija and Sasa were all hopping to grab the trophy as they entered the last round with 52, 51 nad 50 points.

Sasa and Tiverija had easy tasks away to Rechica and Atletiko winning with 0:5 and 0:7, while Ljuboten traveled in Nov Dojran to face Istatov, one of the better team in the league. The Tetovo visitors win 1:3 thanks to a hat-trick by Brazilian international Pricila Edite Silva and secured the top. It is the first historical  trophy for Ljuboten.

Top 5 at the final standings:

  1. Ljuboten 17-4-1 84:16 55
  2. Tiverija 17-3-2 72:17 54
  3. Sasa 16-5-1 82:10 53
  4. Skopje 2014 14-1-7 68:33 43
  5. Ass United 13-2-7 55:27 41

Dimitrovska; photo by unknown (taken from her FB profile)

Top goalscorers for 2021/22 season:

37 – Ana Dimitrovska (Sasa)
31 – Ulza Maksuti (Ass United)
25 – Pricila Edite Silva (Ljuboten)
20 – Marijana Jankov (Tiverija)
19 – Tea Bozhinovska (Skopje 2014)

Last season champions was top-placed Sasa as the season was interrupted with 4 round left. The 2019/20 season never continued due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so this was the first normal season after two years.

By winning the league Ljuboten qualified for the 2022/23 UEFA Women’s Champions League where will start from the 1st qualifying round.

Atletiko, who finished the season without a win, and Top Gol are the two teams that got relegated. From the 2.MWFL promoted are winners Kul from Skopje and runners-up Kochani.

Kul celebrates the promotion; photo: ZhFK Kul-Zdravje

This season’s Macedonian Women’s Cup was won by Sasa who in the final defeated Ass United with 4:0. It was played on 18 May.

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