There are overall 12 teams that compete for the title every year between September and October. The current holder of the title is KTP and the teams that hold the most titles are KuPS, MP. Sofascore tracks live football scores and Ykkönen table, results, statistics and top scorers. In the 2023 season, among the most popular teams in Ykkönen for online searches are TPS, RoPS, FF Jaro. To follow today’s games and other active leagues, please visit the main page for all competitions in Finland.
Competition format of Ykkönen
The first edition of the Ykkönen took place in 1973 when the first league winner was Mikkelin Palloilijat. The teams are placed in 9 tables, with a promotion and relegation system for the best and worst-performing teams. Each team plays overall 174 games in one season and the winner is the team that has the most points at the end of the season.
Top scorers and goals
The top scorer in the Ykkonen 2022 season was Salomo Ojala with 23 goals.
TV partners and official organization
The largest TV partner for Ykkönen is Veikkaus. The organization that is in charge of the league is Football Association of Finland .
Top 7 important questions about Ykkönen
#1 Which team in Ykkönen has the most titles?
The teams with the most titles in Ykkönen are KuPS, MP.
#2 Which team is the current titleholder in Ykkönen?
The current titleholder in Ykkönen is KTP.
#3 What rank of competition is Ykkönen in Finland?
Ykkönen is the level 2 division in Finland.
#4 How many rounds are played each season in Ykkönen?
Overall 27 rounds are played in Ykkönen each season.
#5 Is there a playoff round in Ykkönen after the regular season?
There isn't a playoff competition after the regular season in Ykkönen.
#6 When does the Ykkönen start and when does it finish?
The Ykkönen usually starts in September and ends in October.
#7 How many groups are there in Ykkönen competition?
The teams in Ykkönen are placed in 9 groups.