2010–11 Yemeni League

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Yemeni League
Season 2010–11
Champions Al Oruba
Highest scoring Shabab Al Baydaa 4-0 Al-Hilal
(27 July 2011)

The 2010–11 Yemeni League is the 19th edition of top level football in Yemen.

The season started in November and will last until June 2011. The league winners will qualify for the AFC Cup. The bottom four teams will be relegated.

Teams[edit]

Al-Shula, Al-Wahda Aden, Salam Al-Garfa and Al Yarmuk Al Rawda were relegated to the second tier after finishing in the bottom four places of the 2009–10 Yemeni League season. They were replaced by Al-Sha'ab Hadramaut, Hassan Abyan, Al Rasheed Ta'izz and Al Sha'ab Sana'a.

Three teams would each represent the capital San'a and the city of Ta'izz bringing some big rivilaries to the domestic game.

Stadia and locations[edit]

2010–11 Yemeni League is located in Yemen
Ta'izz
Ta'izz
Aden
Aden
San'a
San'a
Zabid
Zabid
Ibb
Ibb
Al Hudaydah
Al Hudaydah
Al Bayda'
Al Bayda'
Zinjibar
Zinjibar
Mukalla
Mukalla
Locations of teams in the 2010-11 Yemeni League
Club Location Stadium
Al-Saqr Ta'izz Ta'izz
Al-Tilal Aden Aden May 22 Stadium
Al-Sha'ab Hadramaut Mukalla Baradem Mukalla Stadium
Al-Ahli San'a San'a Ali Muhesen Stadium
Shabab Al Baydaa Al Bayda'
Al-Oruba Zabid Zabid
Al-Ahli Ta'izz Ta'izz
Al-Wahda San'a San'a
Al Sha'ab Ibb Ibb
Al-Hilal Al-Sahili Al Hudaydah
Hassan Abyan Zinjibar
Al Sha'ab Sana'a San'a'
Al-Ittihad Ibb Ibb
Al Rasheed Ta'izz Ta'izz

League standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Al-Oruba Zabid 20 13 5 2 36 18 +18 44 2012 AFC Cup group stage
2 Al-Tilal 20 10 5 5 28 19 +9 35 2012 AFC Cup qualifying play-off 1
3 Al-Ahli San'a' 20 9 4 7 26 17 +9 31
4 Al Sha'ab Sana'a 20 8 5 7 19 23 −4 29
5 Al-Hilal Al-Sahili 20 7 7 6 18 17 +1 28
6 Al-Sha'ab Hadramaut 20 7 6 7 17 22 −5 27
7 Al-Ittihad Ibb 20 7 5 8 22 22 0 26
8 Al Sha'ab Ibb 20 6 6 8 15 22 −7 24
9 Al-Ahli Ta'izz 20 5 8 7 13 14 −1 23
10 Shabab Al Baydaa 20 5 7 8 21 24 −3 22
11 Al-Wahda San'a' 20 3 2 15 10 27 −17 11 Relegation
12 Hassan Abyan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Withdrew
13 Al-Saqr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Al Rasheed Ta'izz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Updated to games played on 26 July 2011.
Source: Soccerway.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1. Runners-up qualified for the 2012 AFC Cup as the Yemeni President Cup was not played in 2011.
(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.

Season statistics[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1 Ethiopia Tesfaye Tafese Al-Tilal 15
2 Ethiopia Yordanos Abay Al-Saqr 9
3 Yemen Ali Al-Nono Al-Ahli San'a' 9