Football in Qatar

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Football in Qatar is organized by the Qatar Football Association (QFA). [1][2][3][4] Football is the number one sport in Qatar.[5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13]

Most successful teams[edit]

Successful teams[edit]

Team Total Number of Trophies Qatar Stars League Winners Emir Cup Winners Crown Prince Cup Winners Sheikh Jassem Cup Winners Qatari Stars Cup Winners
Al Sadd 42 12 (1971, 1974, 1977, 1980, 1981, 1987, 1988, 1989, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2007) 13 (1975, 1977, 1982, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007) 5 (1998, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008) 11 (1977, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1997, 1999, 2006) 1 (2010)
Al Arabi 22 7 (1983, 1985, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997) 8 (1978, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1989, 1990, 1993) 1 (1997) 6 (1980, 1982, 1994, 2008, 2010, 2011)
Al-Gharafa 18 7 (1993, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010) 6 (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2009) 2 (2000, 2010) 2 (2005, 2007) 1 (2009)
Qatar SC 17 8 (1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971 1973, 1977, 2003) 2 (1974, 1976) 3 (2002, 2004, 2009) 4 (1983, 1984, 1987, 1995)
Al-Rayyan 16 7 (1976, 1978, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1990, 1995) 4 (1999, 2004, 2006, 2010) 3 (1995, 1996, 2001) 2 (1992, 2000)
Al-Wakrah 8 2 (1999, 2001) 1 (1999) 4 (1989, 1991, 1998, 2004) 1 (2012)
Al-Ahli (Doha) 4 4 (1973, 1981, 1987, 1992)
Al-Maref 3 3 (1964, 1965, 1966)
Al-Khor 2 1 (2005) 1 (2003)
Umm-Salal 2 1 (2008) 1 (2009)
Al-Shamal 1 1 (1996)

References[edit]

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