2008–09 Kuwaiti Premier League

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The 2008–09 Kuwaiti Premier League season was the 47th since its establishment. The first matches of the season started on Saturday 4 October 2008. The league has also been extended so that clubs will play each other three times this season.

2008/2009 Kuwaiti Premier League
Tournament details
Dates October 2008- May 2009
Teams 8
Final positions
Champions Al Qadisiya Kuwait (12th title)
Runners-up Kazma Sporting Club
Tournament statistics
Top scorer(s) 13 Goals Brazil Careca Al Naser

Members clubs[edit]

Club Coach Nationality City Stadium 2007-2008 season Notes
Kazma Sporting Club Marinko Koljanin Croatia Kuwait City Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium 5th
Qadsia Mohammed Ibrahem Kuwait Kuwait City Mohammed Al-Hamad Stadium 2nd Arab Champions League 2008-09 Qualifier
Gulf Club Champions Cup 2008 Representative
Kuwait Dragan Serbia Kuwait City Al Kuwait Sports Club Stadium Champions AFC Cup 2009 Qualifier
Arab Champions League 2008-09 Qualifier
Salmiya Mihai Stoichiţă Romania Al Salmiya Thamir Stadium 3rd Gulf Club Champions Cup 2008 Representative
Al Tadamon Rashid Budaj Kuwait Farwaniya Farwaniya Stadium 6th
Arabi Ahmed Khalaf Kuwait Mansuriyah Sabah Al Salem Stadium 4th AFC Cup 2009 Qualifier
Arab Champions League 2008-09 Qualifier
Al Shabab Goran Serbia Al-Ahmadi Al-Ahmadi Stadium Promoted
Al Naser Maher Al-Shemari Kuwait Al Farwaniyah Ali Al Salem Al Subah 7th

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Reason of departure Replaced by
Al Kuwait Croatia Marinko Koljanin Sacked after 9 games[1] France Laurent Banide

Final standings[edit]

Pos Team P W D L F A GD Pts
1 Al Qadsia 21 12 4 5 31 23 +10 40
2 Kazma Sporting Club 21 11 3 7 23 22 +1 36
3 Al Kuwait 21 10 5 6 34 23 +11 35
4 Al Salmiya 21 8 7 6 25 25 0 31
5 Al Arabi 21 8 6 7 24 18 +6 30
6 Al Naser 21 7 5 9 24 28 -4 26
7 Al Tadamon 21 4 7 10 18 29 -11 19
8 Al Shabab 21 2 7 12 21 34 -13 13

Scorers[edit]

13 Goals

10 goals

8 Goals

7 Goals

6 goals

5 Goals

4 Goals

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.the-afc.com/eng/articles/viewArticle.jsp_168526919.htmle=42&parent_id=345 Laurant Bainde dismissed as Umm Salal Coach, takes over at Kazma

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