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FK Be1

FK Be1

FK Be1 is a Lithuanian football team based in Jonava. Before 2019, it was named FK NFA, later – Be1 NFA.


The National Football Academy of Lithuania (NFA, in Lithuanian Nacionalinė Futbolo Akademija) was established in 2006. In 2012, the academy founded a professional team under the name FK NFA. In the 2012 season, it played in the I Lyga, the second tier of the Lithuanian football system, and finished in 6th place. After the season, the NFA decided to voluntarily drop the club to the 3rd tier.

In 2013, the club competed in II Lyga. After the first half of the season, the club was in 3rd position. FK NFA withdrew mid-season and their license was taken over by FC Stumbras, who went on to reach the first place.

In 2017, FK NFA was re-established again. It played in II Lyga, won the top spot and gained promotion to I Lyga. In the 2018 I Lyga season, the club reached the 10th position. In 2019, the NFA was restructured, and the team became defunct.

Since 2019: Be1 NFA

In 2019, the management of the academy was taken from LFF (Lithuanian Football Federation) over by the Kauno Futbolo Akademija (Be1SC) and the club was renamed to Be1 NFA.

In 2021, a team was formed and played in the II Lyga (third tier). On 15 June 2021, the club lost 0–6 against FC Džiugas Telšiai in the second round of the 2021 Lithuanian Football Cup and was knocked out of the competition. At the end of the 2021 season, the club finished in second place and were promoted to the I Lyga.

At the end of the 2023 I Lyga season, Be1 NFA reached second place in the I Lyga and qualified for the A Lyga play-off against FC Džiugas Telšiai. After a 1–1 draw in the first leg, NFA lost the second leg 0–1 and thus missed promotion and remained in the second division.

Since 2024: FK Be1

The possibility of moving to Jonava was considered at 2022, after season of First League. At February 2024 was made decision to represent Jonava. NFA was divided into two legal units: BE1 National Football Academy (BE1 NFA) continued to operate in Kaunas, while FK BE1 players became part of a registered institution in Jonava. At 5 February was announced, that club got the licence of A Lyga.

Recent seasons


NFA Stadiums was the home ground of Be1 NFA located in Kaunas, Lithuania. The stadium is used mostly for football matches.

At February 2024 was announced that club removing to Jonava. Home matches played at Jonava Stadium.


Kit changes of FK NFA

Kit manufacturer; Hummel (2017–2018)

Kit changes of Be1 NFA

The current Be1 NFA kit consists of white shirts, dark blue shorts, and white socks. Away kits consist of dark blue shirts, dark blue shorts, and dark blue socks.

Kit manufacturer; Nike (2021–)

Current squad

Updated 23 May 2023

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Giuseppe Zanotti Luxury Sneakers


External links

  • Official website of the NFA

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