1997–98 Omani League

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Omani League
Season1997-98
ChampionsAl-Nasr
RelegatedQuriyat
Buraimi
Goals scored249
1996-97

The 1997–98 Omani League was the 23rd edition of the top football league in Oman. Oman Club were the defending champions, having won the previous 1996–97 Omani League season. Al-Nasr S.C.S.C. emerged as the champions of the 1997–98 Omani League with a total of 38 points.

Teams[edit]

This season the league had decreased from 12 to 10 teams. Al-Suwaiq Club, Al-Bustan Club, Fanja SC and Ruwi Club were relegated to the Second Division League after finishing in the relegation zone in the 1996-97 season. The two relegated teams were replaced Second Division League teams Quriyat Club and Buraimi SC.

Stadia and locations[edit]

Club Home city Stadium Capacity
Al-Ittihad Salalah Al-Saada Stadium / Salalah Sports Complex 12,000 / 8,000
Al-Nasr Salalah Al-Saada Stadium / Salalah Sports Complex 12,000 / 8,000
Al-Oruba Sur Sur Sports Complex 8,000
Al-Seeb Seeb Seeb Stadium 14,000
Buraimi Al-Buraimi Nizwa Sports Complex 10,000
Dhofar Salalah Al-Saada Stadium / Salalah Sports Complex 12,000 / 8,000
Quriyat Quriyat Nizwa Sports Complex 10,000
Oman Muscat Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex / Royal Oman Police Stadium 39,000 / 18,000
Sohar Sohar Sohar Regional Sports Complex 19,000
Sur Sur Sur Sports Complex 8,000

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Al-Nasr (C) 16 12 2 2 31 12 +19 38
2 Sur 16 8 4 4 30 21 +9 28
3 Al-Oruba 16 9 6 1 25 20 +5 33
4 Al-Seeb 16 7 5 4 25 15 +10 26
5 Oman 16 8 2 6 28 26 +2 26
6 Dhofar 16 7 4 5 27 26 +1 25
7 Al-Ittihad 16 4 6 6 19 20 −1 18
8 Sohar 16 3 9 4 25 27 −2 18
9 Quriyat (R) 16 2 3 11 19 36 −17 9 Relegation to 1998–99 Oman First Division League
10 Buraimi (R) 16 2 1 13 20 44 −24 7

Source:[citation needed]
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.

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