1979–80 Saudi Premier League

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Saudi Professional League
Season 1979–80
Champions Al-Nassr
Relegated Al-Wahda
Top goalscorer Majed Abdullah (17 goals)

1979–80 saw the fourth edition of the Saudi Premier League.

The league title was won by Al-Nassr for the first time.

Newly promoted side Al Ohud were relegated along with Al-Wahda for the first time, meaning that the city of Mecca would not be represented in the top flight for the first time since the league began.

Stadia and locations[edit]

Locations of teams in the 1979-80 Saudi Premier League
Club Location Stadium
Al-Ahli Jeddah Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium
Al-Ettifaq Dammam Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium
Al-Hilal Riyadh King Fahd Stadium
Al-Ittihad Jeddah Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium
Al-Nahda Khobar Prince Saud bin Jalawi Stadium
Al-Nassr Riyadh King Fahd Stadium
Al Ohud Medina
Al-Qadisiya Al Khubar Prince Saud bin Jalawi Stadium
Al-Shabab Riyadh King Fahd Stadium
Al-Wahda Mecca King Abdul Aziz Stadium

League table[edit]

Pos Team P PTS
1 Al-Nassr 18 29
2 Al-Hilal 18 26
3 Al-Ittihad 18 21
4 Al-Ahli 18 21
5 Al-Shabab 18 17
6 Al-Ettifaq 18 16
7 Al-Nahda 18 15
8 Al-Qadisiya 18 14
9 Al Wahda 18 13
10 Al Ohud 18 8
  • Promoted: Al Jabalain, Al-Riyadh.
  • Full records are not known at this time


Saudi Premier League
1979-80 Winners
1st Title

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