2012–13 Kuwaiti Premier League

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Kuwaiti Premier League
Season 2012–13
Champions Al Kuwait
Relegated Kazma Sporting Club
AFC Cup Al Kuwait
Qadsia
Matches played 84
Goals scored 211 (2.51 per match)
Top goalscorer Rogério
Issam Jemâa
(11 goals)
Biggest home win Qadsia SC 7–1 Al Salibikhaet
(14 February 2013)
Biggest away win Al Salibikhaet 1–5 Al Kuwait
(9 November 2012)
Highest scoring Qadsia SC 7–1 Al Salibikhaet
(14 February 2013)
Longest winning run 5 games
Al Kuwait
Longest unbeaten run 21 games
Al Kuwait
Longest winless run 9 games
Al Jahra
Longest losing run 5 games
Al Jahra

The 2012–13 Kuwaiti Premier League season is the 51st since the league's establishment. The season starts on 14 September 2012 and ends on the 19 April 2013. Kuwait SC won the league title for the 11th time. Kuwait SC has the longest unbeaten record for 21 games. Rogério and Issam Jemâa won the top goal scorers of the season with 11 goal each.

Teams[edit]

Al Shabab were relegated to the Kuwaiti Division One league after finishing bottom in the 2011-12 season. They were replaced by Al Salibikhaet, back in the top flight for the first time since relegation in the 2009-10 campaign.

2012–13 Kuwaiti Premier League is located in Al- Andalus
Al Asimah
Al Asimah
Hawalli
Hawalli
Al Jahra
Al Jahra
Al Farwaniyah
Al Farwaniyah
Locations of teams in the 2012–13 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 Salibikhaet Al Asimah, Sulaibikhat Al Salibikhaet Stadium 7.000
Kazma Sporting Club Al Asimah, Adiliya Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium 21.500
Qadsia Hawalli, Hawalli Mohammed Al-Hamad Stadium 22.000

Personnel and sponsorship[edit]

Team Chairman Head Coach Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Al Arabi SC Kuwait Jamal Al-Kazemi Portugal José Romão Kuwait Hussain Al-Moussawi TBD Wataniya Telecom and Al-Ahli Bank of Kuwait
AL-Jahra Kuwait D'Ham AL-Shammari Spain Ginés de Silva Monaco André Macanga TBD Al Shahed and Al Jeraiwey
Kuwait SC Kuwait Abdulaziz Al Marzouq Romania Ion Marin Kuwait Jarah Al Ateeqi TBD Wataniya Telecom and Platinum and BMW
Al Naser SC Kuwait Falah Ghanem Portugal José Rachão Kuwait Suleiman Al Mutairi TBD Wataniya
Al-Salmiya SC Kuwait Abdullah Al Tereeji Bosnia and Herzegovina Sanjin Alagic Kuwait Nasser Al Othman Lotto Template:Sports Man
Al Salibikhaet SC Kuwait Mohammad Al Hajri Serbia Dragan Gavrilovic Kuwait Nasser Al Hajri TBD Template:Sports Man
Kazma SC Kuwait Asaad Al-Banwan Monaco Miodrag Radulović Kuwait Nawaf Al Humaidan Addidas
Qadsia SC TBD Kuwait Mohammed Ibrahim Kuwait Nawaf Al Mutari TBD Samsung AL-Babtian

League standing[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Al Kuwait 21 16 5 0 54 13 +41 53 Template:Fb round2 2014 AFC playoff
2 Qadsia SC 21 11 8 2 39 16 +23 41 Template:Fb round2 2014 AFC Playoffs
3 Al-Arabi 21 11 6 4 35 20 +15 39
4 Al-Nasr 21 6 4 11 20 29 −9 22
5 Al Jahra 21 5 6 10 15 26 −11 21
6 Al Salibikhaet 21 5 4 12 18 47 −29 19
7 Al-Salmiya 21 4 7 10 15 30 −15 19 Relegation playoff
8 Kazma Sporting Club 21 3 6 12 17 32 −15 15 Relegation

Updated to games played on 25 April 2013.
Source: http://www.fifa.com/associations/association=kuw/nationalleague/standings.html
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.

Promotion/relegation playoff[edit]

1st Leg[edit]

26 April 2013
16:30 (UTC +3)
Al Shabab 1 - 3 Al Salmiya

2nd Leg[edit]

3 May 2013
16:30 (UTC +3)
Al Salmiya 2 - 1 Al Shabab

Al Salmiyah secured place in the top flight after winning 5–2 on aggregate.

Results[edit]

Awards and season statistics[edit]

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Tunisia Issam Jemâa Kuwait SC 11
Brazil Rogério Kuwait SC 11
3 Syria Omar Al Soma Qadsia SC 8
Brazil Wilson Antonio Al Salibikhaet SC 8
5 Tunisia Chadi Hammami Kuwait SC 7
6 Kuwait Ali Al Kandari Kuwait SC 6

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