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Football in Slovenia

Football in Slovenia is governed by the Football Association of Slovenia (Nogometna zveza Slovenije).[1] Slovenia is participating in the international football as an independent nation since 1991, when the country gained independence from SFR Yugoslavia. Slovenia national football team has qualified for three major tournaments (UEFA Euro 2000, 2002 FIFA World Cup and 2010 FIFA World Cup).[2][3]

League system

Level League/Division
1 Slovenian PrvaLiga
10 clubs
2 Slovenian Second League
10 clubs
3 Slovenian Third League
4 groups of total 52 clubs
4 Slovenian Regional Leagues
4 divisions
5 Slovenian Intercommunal Leagues

References

  1. ^ "Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia - FIFA World Cup 2010, South Africa". Stat.si. Retrieved 2013-12-02. 
  2. ^ "The Mouse That Roars: Slovenia (Not Slovakia)".  
  3. ^ Cain, Phil (2010-06-22). "BBC News - Slovenia on brink of historic World Cup moment". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-12-02. 
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