2012–13 Botola

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Botola
Season 2012–13
Champions Raja Casablanca (11th Title)
Relegated CODM de Meknès
Raja Beni Mellal
Champions League Raja Casablanca
FAR Rabat
Confederation Cup Maghreb Fez
Matches played 240
Goals scored 495 (2.06 per match)
Top goalscorer Abderazak Hamdallah (15 Goals)
Biggest home win FUS Rabat 4–0 Widad Fez
KAC Kénitra 4–0 Raja Beni Mellal
Difaa El Jadida 4–0 Olympic Safi
Biggest away win Difaa El Jadida 1–4 Raja Casablanca
Raja Beni Mellal 1–4 Widad Fez
Highest scoring Olympic Safi 4–2 Raja Beni Mellal
Raja Casablanca 4–2 KAC Kénitra
Moghreb Tétouan 4–2 Raja Beni Mellal

The 2012–13 Botola is the 56th season of the Moroccan Top League, but the 2nd under its new format of Moroccan Pro League. It began on 14 September 2012 with KAC Kénitra beating COD Meknès 2–1 in their away match and ended on 2 June 2013 when Wydad Fes beating Raja Beni Mellal 4-1 in their away match. Moghreb Tétouan are the defending champion but they finished in 6th place in this season. The winner of this season will qualify to the 2013 FIFA Club World Cup as host representatives.[1][2]

Overview[edit]

Team summaries[edit]

Promotion and relegation[edit]

Teams promoted from 2011–12 GNF 2

Teams relegated to 2012–13 GNF 2

Stadiums and locations[edit]

Team Location Stadium Capacity Previous Season
Chabab Rif Hoceima Al Hoceima Stade Mimoun Al Arsi 12,000
COD Meknès Meknès Stade d'Honneur 20,000
Difaa El Jadida El Jadida Stade El Abdi 6,000
FAR Rabat Rabat Stade Moulay Abdellah 52,000
FUS Rabat Rabat Stade Moulay Abdellah 52,000 2011–2012 Botola Runners-Up
Hassania Agadir Agadir Stade Al Inbiaâte 5,000
KAC Kénitra Kenitra Stade Municipal de Kénitra 15,000
Maghreb Fez Fez Fez Stadium 45,000
Moghreb Tétouan Tétouan Stade Saniat Rmel 11,000 2011–2012 Botola Champions
Olympic Safi Safi Stade El Massira 7,000
Olympique Khouribga Khouribga Stade OCP 5,000
Raja Beni Mellal Beni Mellal Stade Municipal de Beni Mellal 8,000 2011–2012 Botola 2 Champions (Promoted)
Raja Casablanca Casablanca Stade Mohamed V 67,000
RSB Berkane Berkane Stade Municipal de Berkane 10,000 2011–2012 Botola 2 Runners-Up (Promoted)
Widad Fez Fez Fez Stadium 45,000
Wydad Casablanca Casablanca Stade Mohamed V 67,000

Source: Soccerway.com

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Raja Casablanca (C) 30 19 9 2 56 24 +32 66 Qualification to Club World Cup and Champions League
2 FAR Rabat 30 17 11 2 34 18 +16 62 Qualification to Champions League
3 Maghreb Fez 30 11 15 4 36 27 +9 48 Qualification to Confederation Cup
4 Wydad Casablanca 30 13 9 8 31 22 +9 48
5 Moghreb Tétouan 30 11 13 6 40 28 +12 46
6 FUS Rabat 30 11 8 11 31 27 +4 41
7 RSB Berkane 30 10 10 10 30 31 −1 40
8 Chabab Rif Hoceima 30 8 12 10 28 31 −3 36
9 Difaa El Jadida 30 9 8 13 28 32 −4 35 Qualification to Confederation Cup
10 Hassania Agadir 30 5 19 6 24 26 −2 34
11 Widad Fez 30 7 12 11 25 32 −7 33
12 Olympic Safi 30 7 11 12 36 48 −12 32
13 Olympique Khouribga 30 5 15 10 27 33 −6 30
14 KAC Kenitra 30 5 12 13 23 35 −12 27
15 CODM de Meknès (R) 30 5 10 15 25 40 −15 25 Relegation to Botola 2
16 Raja Beni Mellal (R) 30 4 12 14 22 42 −20 24

Updated to games played on 2 June 2013.
Source: Botola
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.

Leader week after week[edit]

Raja Casablanca FAR Rabat Raja Casablanca FAR Rabat Raja Casablanca FAR Rabat Raja Casablanca

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