2001–02 Libyan Premier League
Statistics of Libyan Premier League in season 2001/2002.
The 2001-02 Libyan Premier League was the 34th edition of the competition, since its inception in 1963. The league was made up of 16 teams, with the first round of matches being played on September 7, 2001, and the last round of matches being played on May 16, 2002.
Four teams were relegated this season, including two-time champions Mahalla, as the league was reduced from 16 teams to 14 teams. Sawa'ed managed to retain their top flight status by defeating Akhdar 7–3, while rivals Sweahly lost 1–5 to Ittihad, ensuring the Benghazi club stayed up on goal difference.
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||Qualification or relegation
|1||Ittihad||30||20||7||3||75||23||+52||67||2003 CAF Champions League|
|13||Sweahly||30||8||10||12||30||40||−10||34||Relegation to the Libyan Second Division 2002–03|
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
* Hilal qualified to the 2003 African Cup Winners' Cup as domestic cup winners.
** Sawa'ed relegated due to LFF decision.
(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.