Belarusian First League
|Number of teams||16|
|Level on pyramid||2|
|Promotion to||Belarusian Premier League|
|Relegation to||Belarusian Second League|
Isloch Minsk Raion |
|2016 Belarusian First League|
The Belarusian First League is the second division of professional football in Belarus. There are 16 teams in the competition. At the end of the season the winner gets promoted to Belarusian Premier League and runner-up advances to the promotion play-offs, while two lowest-placed teams are relegated to Belarusian Second League and get replaced with two top Second League teams. It is organized by the Belarusian Football Federation.
Belarusian First League was organized in 1992.
First League in 2015
In 2015 the Belarusian First League will consist of the following 16 teams:
|Team||Location||Position in 2014|
|Baranovichi||Baranovichi||2014 Second League, 1|
|Dnepr Mogilev||Mogilev||2014 Premier League, 12|
|Kobrin||Kobrin||2014 Second League, 5|
|Krumkachy||Minsk||2014 Second League, 2|
|Orsha||Orsha||2014 Second League, 3|
Winners and promoted teams
Teams in bold were promoted to Premier League at the end of the season.
- 1 Team lost promotion/relegation play-off
- 2 Team was eligible for promotion but was denied Premier League license
- 3 Team won promotion/relegation play-off but disbanded after the season