2011–12 Qatar Stars League

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Qatar Stars League
Season 2011-12
Champions Lekhwiya
Relegated Al-Ahli
Champions League Lekhwiya
Al-Gharrafa
El Jaish
Al-Rayyan
Matches played 132
Goals scored 371 (2.81 per match)
Top goalscorer Adriano
(18 goals)
Biggest home win Al Rayyan 8-2 Qatar SC
(7 April 2012)
Biggest away win Al Kharitiyath 0–6 El Jaish
(2 February 2012)
Highest scoring Al Rayyan 8-2 Qatar SC
(7 April 2012)
Longest winning run 5 games
El Jaish
Longest unbeaten run 9 games
Al-Rayyan
Longest losing run 11 games
Al-Ahli

The 2011-12 Qatari League, also known as Qatari Stars League was the 39th edition of top level football championship in Qatar. The season started on 1 September 2011 and finished on 13 April 2012. Lekhwiya won the league title.

Teams[edit]

Al-Sailiya were relegated to the second level league after finishing bottom in the 2010–11 Qatar Stars League campaign.

El Jaish were promoted as the 2nd level champions.

Stadia and locations[edit]

2011–12 Qatar Stars League is located in Qatar
Doha
Doha
Umm Salal
Umm Salal
Al Rayyan
Al Rayyan
Al Khor
Al Khor
Locations of teams in the 2011-12 Qatari League
Club City/Town Stadium Capacity
Al-Gharrafa Doha Al-Gharafa Stadium 27,000
Al-Sadd Doha Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium 15,000
Umm-Salal Umm Salal Thani bin Jassim Stadium 27,000
Qatar SC Doha Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium 20,000
Al-Rayyan Al Rayyan Ahmed bin Ali Stadium 27,000
Al-Arabi Doha Grand Hamad Stadium 15,000
Al-Khor Al Khor Al-Khawr Stadium 20,000
El Jaish Duhail Ahmed bin Ali Stadium 27,000
Al-Wakrah Al Wakrah Al-Wakrah Stadium 20,000
Al Kharitiyath Al Khuraitiyat Ahmed bin Ali Stadium 27,000
Lekhwiya Doha Qatar SC Stadium 20,000
Al Ahli Doha Al-Ahly Stadium 20,000

Personnel and kits[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Al-Gharafa Brazil Paulo Silas (caretaker) Morocco Otmane El Assas Errea Vodafone
Al-Sadd Uruguay Jorge Fossati Qatar Abdulla Koni BURRDA Vodafone
Umm-Salal France Gérard Gili Brazil Magno Alves Nike Global Sports
Qatar SC Morocco Saïd Chiba Qatar Sebastián Soria Adidas Qatar Petroleum
Al-Rayyan Uruguay Diego Aguirre Qatar Fábio César Adidas Rayan Co.
Al-Arabi France Pierre Lechantre Iran Hadi Aghily Adidas QPM
Al-Khor France Alain Perrin Qatar Mostafa Jalal Adidas Qatar Airlines
El Jaish Brazil Péricles Chamusca Algeria Karim Ziani Nike Masrat Rayan
Al-Wakrah Iraq Adnan Dirjal Iraq Ali Rehema Nike Opel
Al Kharitiyath France Laurent Banide Bahrain Jaycee John Okwunwanne BURRDA Al-Khuratiyat Co.
Lekhwiya Algeria Djamel Belmadi Ivory Coast Bakari Koné BURRDA Masrat Rayan
Al-Ahli France Bernard Simondi Qatar Abdullah Mustafa Nike Ahli Co.

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Al-Rayyan Brazil Paulo Autuori Contract expired 28 July 2011 Pre-season Uruguay Diego Aguirre 27 August 2011
Qatar SC Brazil Sebastião Lazaroni Resigned 7 August 2011 Morocco Saïd Chiba 10 August 2011
Al Kharitiyath France Bernard Simondi Contract expired 13 August 2011 Tunisia Lotfi Benzarti 22 August 2011
Al Ahli Qatar Abdullah Mubarak Mutual consent 27 November 2011 12th France Bernard Simondi 28 November 2011
Umm Salal Morocco Hassan Harmatallah Sacked 15 December 2011 France Gérard Gili 16 December 2011
Al Kharitiyath Tunisia Lotfi Benzarti Resigned 30 December 2011 11th France Laurent Banide 1 January 2012
Al-Arabi Brazil Paulo Silas Sacked[1] 2 January 2012 9th Qatar Abdullah Saad (caretaker) 2 January 2012
Al-Gharafa France Bruno Metsu Sacked [2] 15 March 2012 7th Brazil Paulo Silas (caretaker) 15 March 2012
Al-Arabi Qatar Abdullah Saad Caretaker role ended[3] 17 March 2012 8th France Pierre Lechantre 17 March 2012

League Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Lekhwiya (C) 22 12 7 3 36 16 +20 43 2013 AFC Champions League Group stage
2 El Jaish SC 22 12 5 5 48 24 +24 41
3 Al Rayyan 22 10 9 3 49 26 +23 39
4 Al Sadd 22 10 6 6 35 24 +11 36
5 Al Khor 22 9 5 8 30 29 +1 32
6 Al Gharafa 22 8 7 7 26 27 −1 31 2013 AFC Champions League Group stage 1
7 Al Wakra 22 8 4 10 30 37 −7 28
8 Al Kharitiyath 22 5 10 7 23 34 −11 25
9 Al Arabi 22 4 12 6 19 28 −9 24
10 Qatar SC 22 6 6 10 32 46 −14 24
11 Umm Salal 22 4 8 10 20 32 −12 20 Promotion/Relegation Playoff
12 Al Ahli (R) 22 3 3 16 23 49 −26 12 Relegation

Updated to games played on 13 April 2012.
Source: [1]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1Al-Gharafa secured qualification for the 2013 AFC Champions League through winning the 2012 Emir of Qatar Cup
(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.

Relegation Playoff[edit]

20 April 2012
18:45 (UTC +3)
Umm-Salal Qatar 1 - 0 (a.e.t.) Qatar Al-Mu'aidar
Magno Alves Goal 92'
Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al-Rayyan
Referee: Khamis Al Kuwari (Qatar)

Fixtures and results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] Al Sadd Al Rayyan Al Gharafa Qatar SC Umm Salal AKH Al Wakra Al Kharitiyath Al Arabi EJA Lekhwiya Al Ahli
Al Sadd 0–0 0–0 3–3 4–1 3–1 3–1 1–1 4–1 1–1 1–2 1–0
Al Rayyan 2–1 1–1 2–2 0–0 0–1 1–0 2–2 3–0 4–4 3–1 3–0
Al Gharafa 3–1 1–5 2–0 0–1 0–2 2–1 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–0 2–2
Qatar SC 1–0 2–8 0–2 2–1 2–1 1–2 3–0 3–3 1–2 0–0 1–0
Umm Salal 1–3 1–1 1–2 4–3 1–2 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–0 3–0
Al Khor 1–1 0–0 2–1 0–0 2–0 2–3 1–2 2–2 0–2 0–2 0–1
Al Wakra 0–2 1–3 1–0 5–1 3–0 1–1 2–1 0–1 1–6 0–1 2–2
Al Kharitiyath 0–1 1–4 2–3 2–1 2–1 1–3 0–0 0–0 0–6 1–1 2–1
Al Arabi 1–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–3 3–2 0–0 0–3 1–1 2–0
El Jaish SC 2–1 3–2 4–1 3–2 0–0 0–2 4–0 1–1 1–0 2–3 1–2
Lekhwiya 0–1 2–1 2–0 3–0 3–1 4–0 1–2 1–1 3–0 1–1 1–0
Al Ahli 2–3 2–3 1–4 3–4 3–1 1–3 2–3 1–4 0–0 0–2 0–4

Source: [2]
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Statistics[edit]

Disciplinary statistics[edit]

As of April 13, 2012[6]

  • Yellow card = 1 point
  • Red card = 3 points
Rank Player Club Yellow cards Red cards Points
1 Qatar Daniel Goma Al Rayyan 9 1 12
2 Qatar Ibrahim Al-Ghanim Al Gharafa 5 2 11
3 Morocco Youssef Safri Qatar SC 7 1 10
Uzbekistan Shavkat Mullajanov Al Ahli
Qatar Sebastián Soria Qatar SC
6 Tunisia Mohammad Mothnani El Jaish 6 1 9
Norway Pa Modou Kah Al-Khor
8 Morocco Abdeslam Ouaddou Qatar SC 5 1 8
Morocco Otmane El Assas Al Gharafa
10 Brazil Cabore Umm-Salal 4 1 7
Ethiopia Khalid Jaberti Umm-Salal
Qatar Mostafa Mido Qatar SC
Iraq Ali Hassan Kamal Qatar SC

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Al Arabi sack coach Silas". Qatar Stars League. 2 January 2012. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Al Gharafa sack Bruno Metsu". The AFC. 16 March 2012. Retrieved 16 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Lechantre is new Al Arabi coach". QFA. 17 March 2012. Retrieved 17 March 2012. 
  4. ^ Goalzz.com
  5. ^ Koramania.com
  6. ^ Soccerway.com

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