2006–07 Saudi Premier League

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2006–07 Saudi Premier League
Champions Al-Ittihad
Relegated Al-Faisaly, Al-Khaleej
Top goalscorer Godwin Attram (13 goals)
Biggest home win Al-Ittihad 5-2 Al-Faisaly (10 May 2007)
Biggest away win Al-Khaleej 2-8 Al-Ittihad (8 March 2007)
Highest scoring Al-Khaleej 2-8 Al-Ittihad (8 March 2007)

The 2006–07 Saudi Premier League was the 31st Saudi Professional League season and the last to feature the Golden Four format. Al-Shabab were the defending champions, but they were eliminated by Al-Wahda in the first stage of the Golden Four. Al-Ittihad, who finished second with a 5-point difference from first place Al-Hilal, went on to win the league 2-1 in Riyadh. Hamad Al-Montashari's header gave Al-Ittihad their 7th league title in the 94th minute of the match.

Qualification and Prize Money[edit]

Prize Money:

  • First Place: 2.5 million Saudi riyals
  • Second Place: 1.5 million Saudi riyals
  • Third Place: 1 million Saudi riyals

Stadia and locations[edit]

Locations of teams in the 2006–07 Saudi Professional League
Club Location Stadium
Al-Ahli Jeddah Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium
Al-Faisaly Harmah Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz Sport City Stadium
Al Hazm Ar Rass Al Hazm Club Stadium
Al-Hilal Riyadh King Fahd Stadium
Al-Ettifaq Dammam Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium
Al-Ittihad Jeddah Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium
Al-Khaleej Saihat Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium
Al-Nasr Riyadh King Fahd Stadium
Al-Qadisiya Al Khubar Prince Saud bin Jalawi Stadium
Al-Shabab Riyadh King Fahd Stadium
Al-Ta'ee Ha'il Prince Abdul Aziz bin Musa'ed Stadium
Al-Wahda Mecca King Abdul Aziz Stadium

Final league table[edit]

Team GP W D L GF GA GD PTS
1 Al-Hilal 22 17 2 3 38 15 +23 53
2 Al-Ittihad (C) 22 15 3 4 52 25 +27 48
3 Al-Wahda 22 14 5 3 41 25 +16 47
4 Al-Shabab 22 14 2 6 45 27 +18 44
5 Al-Ahli 22 7 8 7 29 33 −4 29
6 Al-Ettifaq 22 6 7 9 34 34 0 25
7 Al-Taee Club 22 6 5 11 32 37 −5 23
8 Al-Hazm 22 6 3 13 28 38 −10 21
9 Al-Nasr 22 5 6 11 24 37 −13 21
10 Al-Qadisiya 22 5 5 12 22 36 −14 20
11 Al-Faisaly 22 4 6 12 23 42 −19 18
12 Al-Khaleej 22 4 6 12 21 40 −19 18

Golden Four Stage 1[edit]

18 May 2007
Al-Wahda 2 – 1 Al-Shabab
Talal Al-Khaibari Goal 76'
Dawood Anday Goal 80'
Report Majrashi Goal 48'

Golden Four Stage 2[edit]

24 May 2007
Al-Ittihad 3 – 2 Al-Wahda
Tukar Goal 24'
Keita Goal 46'
Keita Goal 113'
Report Alaa Al-Kawkabi Goal 28'
Al-Mehyani Goal 85'

Final[edit]

1 June 2007
Al-Hilal 1 – 2 Al-Ittihad
Al-Ghamdi Goal 25' Report Al-Muwallad Goal 75'
Al-Montashari Goal 90+4'
King Fahd Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 56,000
Referee: Jan Wegereef

Season statistics[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Scorer Club Goals [1]
1 Ghana Godwin Attram Al-Shabab 13
2 Guinea Alhassane Keita Al-Ittihad 12
3 Saudi Arabia Nasser Al-Shamrani Al-Wehda 11
4 Saudi Arabia Yousef Al-Salem Al-Qadisiyah 10
Saudi Arabia Yasser Al-Qahtani Al-Hilal 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saudi League Statistics". slstat.com. slstat.com. Archived from the original on 24 August 2010. Retrieved 25 August 2010. 

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