2011–12 Kuwaiti Premier League

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Kuwaiti Premier League
Season 2011–12
Champions Qadsia
AFC Cup Qadsia
Al Kuwait

The 2011–12 Kuwaiti Premier League season was the 50th since its establishment. The season started on 30 December with the regular league season finishing on 1 June. A relegation play-off match was needed to end the campaign on the 5 and 8 June.

Teams[edit]

Al Sahel were relegated to the Kuwaiti Division One league after finishing bottom in the 2010-11 season. They were replaced by Al Shabab, back in the top flight for the first time since relegation in the 2008-09 campaign.

2011–12 Kuwaiti Premier League is located in Al- Andalus
Al Asimah
Al Asimah
Hawalli
Hawalli
Al Ahmadi
Al Ahmadi
Al Jahra
Al Jahra
Al Farwaniyah
Al Farwaniyah
Locations of teams in the 2011–12 Kuwaiti Premier League
Club Governorate, City Stadium Capacity
Al Arabi Al Asimah, Al Mansouriah Sabah Al Salem Stadium 28.000
Al Jahra Al Jahra Mubarak Al Ayyar Stadium 17.000
Al Kuwait Al Asimah, Keifan Al Kuwait Sports Club Stadium 18.500
Al Naser Al Farwaniyah, Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh Ali Al-Salem Al-Sabah Stadium 10.000
Al Salmiya Hawalli, Salmiya Thamir Stadium 16.105
Al Shabab Al Ahmadi Al-Ahmadi Stadium 18.000
Kazma Sporting Club Al Asimah, Adiliya Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium 21.500
Qadsia Hawalli, Hawalli Mohammed Al-Hamad Stadium 22.000

League standing[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Qadsia SC 21 16 3 2 39 10 +29 51 2013 AFC Cup Group stage
2 Al Kuwait 21 11 7 3 29 19 +10 40 2013 AFC Cup Group stage 1
3 Al-Arabi 21 9 6 6 27 20 +7 33
4 Al-Salmiya 21 7 4 10 26 33 −7 25
5 Al Jahra 21 4 12 5 25 30 −5 24
6 Kazma Sporting Club 21 5 7 9 31 37 −6 22
7 Al-Nasr 21 4 5 12 22 35 −13 17 Relegation playoff
8 Al-Shabab 21 2 8 11 20 35 −15 14 Relegation

Updated to games played on 1 June 2012.
Source: http://www.fifa.com/associations/association=kuw/nationalleague/standings.html
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1As 2011–12 Kuwait Emir Cup winners.
(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.

Promotion/relegation playoff[edit]

1st Leg[edit]

5 June 2012
18:30 (UTC +3)
Al Yarmouk 1 - 1 Al Naser

2nd Leg[edit]

8 June 2012
18:30 (UTC +3)
Al Naser 5 - 0 Al Yarmouk

Al Naser secured place in the top flight after winning 6–1 on aggregate.

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