2007–08 Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1

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Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1
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)
Biggest home win 4-0 (multiple occasions)
Biggest away win Stade Tunisien 0-4 ES Tunis, Round 5
Highest scoring Ol. Béja 5-2 Stade Gabésien, Round 24

The 2007-08 Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1 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

League table[edit]

Position Clubs Pts P W D L GF GA GD Comments
1 Club Africain 63 26 19 6 1 37 12 +25 (R) CAF CL 2009
2 Étoile Sportive du Sahel 61 26 18 7 1 40 9 +31 (TH) CAF CL 2009
3 Espérance Sportive de Tunis 46 26 14 4 8 36 18 +18 (CH) ACL 2008-09
4 Union Sportive Monastir 36 26 10 6 10 27 32 -5 ACL 2008-09
5 Stade Tunisien 36 26 10 6 10 24 34 -10 CAF CCup 2009
6 El-Gawafel Sportives de Gafsa 35 26 11 2 13 35 31 +4 CAF CCup 2009
7 Avenir Sportif de La Marsa 33 26 9 6 11 26 30 -4
8 Bizerte Athletic F.C. 33 26 9 6 11 25 30 -5
9 Club Sportif de Hammam-Lif 32 26 9 5 12 24 28 -4
10 Club Sportif Sfaxien 29 26 7 10 9 28 29 -1 ACL 2008-09
CAF CCup 2009
11 Olympique de Béja 28 26 7 7 12 21 26 -5
12 Jendouba Sport 27 26 6 9 11 18 30 -12 (P)
13 Stade Gabésien 23 26 5 8 13 21 34 -13 Relegation to 2008–09 CLP-2
14 Espérance Sportive de Zarzis 16 26 2 10 14 12 31 -19

Team's direction board choice
As cup semi-finalist, since finalists are already in different competitions
Invited by the UAFA as a wild card.
Participate as defending champions.

References[edit]

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

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