2007–08 Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1

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Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1
Tunisian Ligue 1 (logo).png
Season 2007–08
Champions Club Africain
Relegated Stade Gabésien and Espérance Sportive de Zarzis
2009 CAF Champions League Club Africain
Étoile Sportive du Sahel
2009 CAF Confederation Cup Stade Tunisien
El-Gawafel Sportives de Gafsa
Club Sportif Sfaxien
Matches played 182
Goals scored 374 (2.05 per match)
Top goalscorer Wissem Ben Yahia (10)
Biggest home win EGSG 4-0 CAB
ESS 4-0 ESZ
EST 4-0 USM
Biggest away win Stade Tunisien 0-4 ES Tunis
Highest scoring OB 5-2 SG

The 2007-08 Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1 was the 82nd season of top-tier football in Tunisia. It saw Club Africain crowned as champions. Stade Gabésien and Espérance Sportive de Zarzis were relegated to Ligue Professionnelle 2.

It was played in a traditional league format, with 14 teams playing 26 rounds, two matches against every opposing team.

Club Sportif Sfaxien had two points deducted from their end of season total due to walking off field before completion of their round 15 game against Espérance Sportive de Tunis.[1]

Club directory and team locations[edit]

Club City Founded Stadium Capacity
Étoile Sportive du Sahel Sousse 1925 Stade Olympique de Sousse 25,000
Club Africain Tunis 1920 Stade Olympique d'El Menzah-Tunis 45,000
Espérance Sportive de Tunis Tunis 1919 Stade Olympique d'El Menzah-Tunis 45,000
Stade Tunisien Tunis 1948 Stade Chadly Zouiten 18,000
Avenir Sportif de La Marsa La Marsa 1939 Stade Abdelaziz Chtioui 6,000
Union Sportive Monastir Monastir 1923 Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet 25,000
Club Sportif Sfaxien Sfax 1928 Stade Taïeb Mhiri 18,000
El-Gawafel Sportives de Gafsa Gafsa 1967 Stade du 7 Novembre 12,000
Olympique de Béja Béja 1929 Stade Olympique 8,000
Club Sportif de Hammam-Lif Hammam-Lif 1944 Stade Bou Kornine 8,000
Espérance Sportive de Zarzis Zarzis 1934 Stade Jlidi 7,000
Bizerte Athletic F.C. Bizerte 1928 Stade du 15 Octobre 16,000
Jendouba Sport Jendouba 1922 Stade Municipal de Jendouba 4,000
Stade Gabésien Gabès 1957 Stade du Zrig 15,000

Results[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Club Africain 26 19 6 1 37 12 +25 63 Qualification to 2009 CAF Champions League
2 ES Sahel 26 18 7 1 40 9 +31 61
3 Espérance de Tunis 26 14 4 8 36 18 +18 46 Qualification to 2008–09 Arab Champions League
4 US Monastir 26 10 6 10 27 32 −5 36
5 Stade Tunisien 26 10 6 10 24 34 −10 36 Qualification to 2009 CAF Confederation Cup
6 EGS Gafsa 26 11 2 13 35 31 +4 35
7 AS Marsa 26 9 6 11 26 30 −4 33
8 Club Athletique Bizertin 26 9 6 11 25 30 −5 33
9 CS Hammam-Lif 26 9 5 12 24 28 −4 32
10 CS Sfaxien 26 7 10 9 28 29 −1 29 Qualification to 2009 CAF Confederation Cup and 2008–09 Arab Champions League
11 Olympique Béja 26 7 7 12 21 26 −5 28
12 Jendouba Sport 26 6 9 11 18 30 −12 27
13 Stade Gabèsien 26 5 8 13 21 34 −13 23 Relegation to Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 2
14 ES Zarzis 26 2 10 14 12 31 −19 16

Updated to games played on 22 May 2008 - Competition concluded..
Source: Ligue 1
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Note:
CS Sfaxien abandoned the game against Espérance de Tunis on 29 December 2007 at 85' when the score was 0-2. CS Sfaxien was deducted 2 points. Thus it has 29 points instead of 31.

Result table[edit]

Home \ Away[1] ASM CA CAB CSHL CSS EGSG EST ESZ ESS JS OB SG ST USM
ASM 0–2 1–0 0–2 0–2 1–0 2–1 1–0 0–2 1–1 1–0 0–1 2–2 4–1
CA 1–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–1 0–0 0–0 1–0 3–2 2–0 1–0
CAB 0–1 1–2 0–1 1–2 3–1 1–0 1–0 0–2 2–0 1–1 1–0 2–1 1–2
CSHL 1–1 0–1 0–1 2–3 2–1 0–3 3–1 1–3 0–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 2–1
CSS 1–1 0–1 2–3 1–1 0–1 0–2 1–0 0–2 2–2 1–1 2–1 2–2 4–1
EGSG 2–1 2–3 4–0 1–0 1–1 0–2 2–1 0–2 4–1 0–1 3–1 0–1 2–1
EST 2–2 0–1 1–2 2–1 0–0 2–0 1–0 0–2 2–0 2–1 1–0 4–1 4–0
ESZ 2–1 0–0 1–1 1–3 1–1 1–2 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–2 0–1
ESS 2–1 2–2 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 4–0 3–1 2–0 4–1 0–1 1–1
JS 1–1 0–3 1–1 0–1 1–0 2–1 0–1 2–0 1–2 0–1 1–0 0–1 1–0
OB 0–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 1–3 2–0 0–0 0–2 0–0 5–2 1–2 2–1
SG 2–1 0–2 2–2 1–0 0–0 2–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 3–1 0–0 0–1 1–1
ST 1–0 0–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–4 0–4 0–0 0–1 1–2 2–1 0–0 2–1
USM 1–2 2–1 0–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 0–0 0–0 2–1 3–2 2–0

Updated to games played on 22 May 2008.
Source: Ligue 1
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Purple = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Leaders[edit]

Club Africain Étoile du Sahel

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CSS points deduction". Retrieved 9 October 2010. 

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