2017 season will be played under a new format
During the Kazakhstan Football Federation extraordinary session a new format of the Premier League season was agreed.
In 2017 season it was agreed to keep the same number of clubs in the Premier League – 12, but from the next year there will be no rule of splitting the table in half in mid-season. Instead, the season will be played in 3 rounds, where third round will be decided according to Berger's table.
The decision was also made to cancel the rule of compulsory inclusion of U21 players in the match protocol.
There was no changes on the limit of international players in squad registration for the season. At the moment, teams can include up 8 international players every game and 6 of them can be on the pitch.