2009 Pakistan Premier League

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Pakistan Premier League
Season 2009
Champions KRL F.C.
AFC President's Cup KRL F.C.
Matches played 182
Goals scored 454 (2.49 per match)
Top goalscorer Arif Mehmood (WAPDA F.C.)
Biggest home win PIA F.C. 5–0 HBL F.C.
HBL F.C. 5–0 PMC Athletico
Biggest away win NBP F.C. 0–4 KESC F.C.
Highest scoring KPT F.C. 6–2 Afghan Club
2008

The 2009 season is the 55th season of Pakistan domestic football and the 6th season of the Pakistan Premier League, and starts in July, 2009 under the auspices of Pakistan Football Federation (PFF).

KRL F.C. finished the season as champions, becoming the first team outside of Pakistan Army and WAPDA F.C. to win the PPL. It was also their first ever title as Pakistani champions and took Rs600,000 as prize money. Pakistan Army took Rs400,000 for second place and WAPDA received Rs300,000 for finish third. Best goalkeeper award went to Ghulam Nabi of KRL F.C. and was given Rs50,000. WAPDA striker Arif Mehmood ended the season as top scorer with 20 goals to his name and was given Rs50,000 while the Best Player of the season Nassrullah Khan of PIA F.C. took home Rs100,000. Fair Play trophy was given to Afghan Football Club Chaman along with Rs100,000. The best match commissioner award went to Qamar Yar Khan and took with Rs50,000. The best Referee award went to Abdul Sattar Badini and was given Rs50,000, while the best assistant referee award went to Shahid wjho also received Rs50,000.

Format[edit]

Teams play each other on a home and away basis

The winners will represent Pakistan at the 2010 AFC President's Cup. The bottom two teams were expected to have been relegated to the Pakistan Football Federation League, but the league was expanded at the end of the season and the bottom two teams survived relegation. Two teams will be promoted to the PPL.

Location and stadia[edit]

Club City/State Stadium Capacity
KPT F.C. Karachi CDGK Stadium 6,000
PIA F.C. Karachi CDGK Stadium 6,000
NBP F.C. Karachi Korangi Baloch Stadium 5,000
HBL F.C. Karachi Peoples Sports Complex 40,000
KESC F.C. Karachi Peoples Sports Complex 40,000
PEL F.C. Lahore Model Town Football Academy Ground 1,000
WAPDA F.C. Lahore Railways Stadium 5,000
PMC Athletico Faisalabad Railways Ground 20,000
Afghan F.C. Chaman Jamal Nasir Stadium 12,000
Baloch F.C. Nushki Nushki Stadium 3,000
KRL F.C. Rawalpindi Municipal Stadium 35,000
Navy F.C. Rawalpindi Municipal Stadium 1,000
Army F.C. Islamabad Municipal Stadium 1,000
PAF F.C. Peshawar Qayyum Stadium 15,000

Final League standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 KRL F.C. (C) 26 18 6 2 40 8 +32 60 2010 AFC President's Cup
2 Army F.C. 26 19 3 4 36 14 +22 60
3 WAPDA F.C. 26 17 6 3 58 24 +34 57
4 Navy F.C. 26 17 6 3 43 24 +19 57
5 KPT F.C. 26 11 5 10 34 30 +4 38
6 PIA F.C. 26 10 6 10 45 29 +16 36
7 PEL F.C. 26 10 6 10 36 28 +8 36
8 KESC F.C. 26 9 7 10 28 27 +1 34
9 HBL F.C. 26 7 9 10 34 39 −5 30
10 NBP F.C. 26 7 5 14 24 42 −18 26
11 PAF F.C. 26 7 4 15 27 38 −11 25
12 Afghan F.C. 26 6 4 16 20 51 −31 22
13 PMC Athletico 26 6 3 17 19 40 −21 21
14 Baloch F.C. 26 2 2 22 10 60 −50 8

Updated to games played on 12 December 2009.
Source: http://www.fifa.com/associations/association=pak/nationalleague/standings.html
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
PAK
(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.

Fixtures and results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] AFG ARM BAL HBL KESC KPT KRL NAV NBP PAF PEL PIA PMCA WAP
Afghan F.C. 0–3 1–1 1–1 3–0 0–0 0–3 3–1 0–3 3–1 1–0
Army F.C. 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 0–1 1–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 2–0 2–3
Baloch F.C. 0–1 0–3 0–0 1–3 1–4 0–3 0–1 0–3 1–2 1–0 0–3
HBL F.C. 3–1 4–0 1–0 2–2 2–3 1–1 1–3 0–1 1–1 5–0 1–1
KESC F.C. 2–1 0–0 4–0 0–1 1–2 0–4 1–1 0–0 2–1 1–1 2–0 0–0
KPT F.C. 6–2 1–2 2–1 1–0 1–2 1–2 2–0 2–0 0–2 2–1 0–3
KRL F.C. 1–0 0–2 3–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 3–0 2–0 3–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–1
Navy F.C. 2–0 1–0 2–0 2–1 3–0 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 0–5
NBP F.C. 1–0 0–3 2–1 2–3 0–4 1–3 1–0 0–3 1–1 0–2 3–1 1–2
PAF F.C. 1–1 0–1 1–0 3–0 0–3 2–0 1–3 0–0 0–3 1–2 2–1 1–1 0–1
PEL F.C. 4–0 0–1 4–0 1–1 0–1 3–0 1–1 4–3 0–1 2–0 1–0 1–1
PIA F.C. 5–0 4–0 5–0 2–0 1–1 0–1 2–2 3–0 4–2 3–3 2–1 0–1
PMC Athletico 1–0 0–2 1–0 1–2 2–1 1–0 0–1 1–2 1–1 2–0 1–1 0–1 0–1
WAPDA F.C. 4–0 5–1 4–1 2–2 2–1 0–1 0–1 1–3 3–2 2–1 2–1 3–2 5–1

Updated to games played on 23 November 2009.
Source: http://www.fifa.com/associations/association=pak/nationalleague/results.html
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For coming matches, an a indicates there is an article about the match.

  • National Bank were awarded three points and three goals following their protest that PAF had fielded an illegal player against them in the Premier Football League match that was held at the PAF Complex in Peshawar on August 2. PAF won the original tie 2-0.
  • The home matches of both Afghan and Baloch against Army, KRL, Navy, PAF and WAPDA were all moved from Balochistan province to Karachi, after the service teams refused to play in Chaman and Nushki citing security reasons; in protest against this decision Afghan and Baloch refused to honour these nominal home matches and were awarded five 0-3 losses

Champions[edit]

Pakistan Premier League 2009

KRL F.C.
First Title

External links[edit]