1997–98 Omani League
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.
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
|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|
|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|
||Qualification or relegation|
|9||Quriyat (R)||16||2||3||11||19||36||−17||9||Relegation to 1998–99 Oman First Division League|
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.