Belarus Tier 2

First Division 2020 Season

League Guide & Facts

  • The second tier of Belarusian Football

  • 14 teams

  • Teams play each other twice (26 games)

  • 3 points for a win, 1 for a draw

  • League is sorted by points the head to head results


  • Top two promoted

  • Third place qualify for promotion play-off


  • Bottom team is relegated

Match Rules

  • There must be at least 2 under-20 players in the playing 11. (Born after 6/4/2000)

  • The match squad must have at least 4 under-20 players. (Born after 6/4/2000)

  • At least 2 goalkeepers must be in the squad.

  • The match squad must have no more than O foreign players.

  • Only players registered for this competition are eligible to play.

  • Teams in this league are NOT allowed to sign non Belarussian players

  • 15 points deducted from Naftan (Match Fixing)

  • 9 points deducted from Khimik Svetlogorsk (Match Fixing)

  • 3 points deducted from Lida (Match Fixing)

  • 3 points deducted from Orsha (Match Fixing)

  • 3 points deducted from Gomel (Match Fixing)

Location Of Clubs

Suggested* Additional Nations To Load

All Bordering Countries

*As always this is only a suggestion, the leagues listed are in order of importance, feel free to run as many or as little leagues as you think your system can handle. The setup above gives a nice regional feel.

It is advisable however to run as many top tier leagues of major nations as you can to keep the continental club competitions competitive

Media Prediction, Board Expectations and Title Odds

*Your odds and board expectations may vary slightly from save to save

Football Manager 2021 - First Division 2020 Season

Club Culture

Football Manager 2021 - First Division 2020 Season


Arsenal Dzerzhinsk



Khimik Svetlogorsk



Lokomotiv Gomel






Sputnik Rechitsa

Volna Pinsk