2013–14 Kuwaiti Premier League

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Kuwaiti Premier League
Season 2013–14
Champions Al Qadsia SC

The 2013–14 Kuwaiti Premier League season is the 52nd since the league's establishment. This season in the Kuwaiti Premier League, there will be 14 teams. This is the first time there have been 14 teams since the 2005–06 season. Kuwait SC will come in to this tournament as defending champion after they won the title last season following four seasons without a league title.

Teams[edit]

This seasons Kuwaiti Premier League features all 14 teams of the football pyramid, combining both the Premier League and Division One together, a structure last used in the 2005–06 Kuwaiti Premier League season. 14 teams will play each other twice to determine the league champions.

Therefore, Kazma, whom came bottom in the 2012–13 campaign avoid relegation. The end of season playoff between Al Salmiya and Al Shabab in which Al Salmiya won, thus didn't mater.

Teams joining the top flight are Khaitan (back after relegation in 2005–06),, Al Fahaheel (back after relegation in 2006–07), Al Sahel (back after relegation in 2010–11), Al Shabab (back after relegation in 2011–12), Al Yarmouk (back after relegation in 2005–06), and Al Tadamun (back after relegation in 2009–10).

2013–14 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 2013–14 Kuwaiti Premier League

Stadia and locations[edit]

Note: Table lists in alphabetical order.
Team Stadium Capacity
Al Arabi Sabah Al-Salem Stadium 22,000
Al Fahaheel Nayif Daboos Stadium 3,000
Al Jahra Al Shabab Mubarak Alaiar Stadium 17,000
Al Kuwait Al Kuwait Sports Club Stadium 18,000
Al Naser Ali Al-Salem Al-Sabah Stadium 10,000
Al Qadsia Mohammed Al-Hamad Stadium 22,000
Al Sahel Abu Halifa City Stadium 5,000
Al Salibikhaet SC Al Salibikhaet Stadium 7,000
Al Salmiya Thamir Stadium 16,100
Al Shabab Al-Ahmadi Stadium 18,000
Al Tadamun Farwaniya Stadium 14,000
Al Yarmouk Mishref Stadium 12,000
Kazma Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium 21,500
Khaitan Khaitan Stadium 3,000

League standing[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Qadsia SC 26 21 5 0 66 14 +52 68 Template:Fb round2 2014 AFC playoff
2 Al Kuwait 26 20 4 2 67 19 +48 64
3 Al Jahra 26 17 4 5 46 35 +11 55
4 Kazma Sporting Club 26 15 7 4 42 26 +16 52
5 Al-Arabi 26 12 7 7 53 29 +24 43
6 Al-Salmiya 26 11 4 11 54 47 +7 37
7 Al Tadamun 26 11 3 12 45 47 −2 36
8 Al-Nasr 26 9 6 11 40 42 −2 33
9 Khaitan 26 8 4 14 23 44 −21 28
10 Al Yarmouk 26 7 6 13 21 41 −20 27
11 Al Salibikhaet 26 4 7 15 27 51 −24 19
12 Al-Shabab 26 4 6 16 19 48 −29 18
13 Al Sahel 26 5 3 18 28 51 −23 18
14 Fahaheel 26 3 4 19 21 58 −37 13

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.