Belarus Tier 2

First Division 2021 Season

League Guide & Facts

  • The second tier of Belarusian Football

  • 12 teams

  • Teams play each other 3 times (33 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


  • No relegation (4 will be promoted from league below to make number of teams 16 for following season)

Match Rules

  • There must be at least 2 under-20 players in the playing 11. (Born after 1/1/2001)

  • The match squad must have at least 4 under-20 players. (Born after 1/1/2001)

  • 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

  • FC Shakhter Petrikov are managable but are unable to be promoted as they are a feeder club

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

*There is currently an issue with Media Predictions in the game. Teams are listed by Title Odds and some good old fashioned deduction work.
*Your odds and board expectations may vary slightly from save to save.
*Shakhter Petrikov can be managed but are unable to be promoted due to being a feeder club.

Football Manager 2022 - First Division 2021 Season

Club Culture

Football Manager 2022 - First Division 2021 Season


Arsenal Dzerzhinsk



Dnepr Mogilev



Lokomotiv Gomel



Shakhter Petrikov


Volna Pinsk