2014 Dhivehi League

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Dhivehi League
Season 2014
Champions New Radiant
4th Dhivehi League title
Relegated Club AYL
AFC Cup New Radiant
Matches played 71
Goals scored 252 (3.55 per match)
Top goalscorer Assadhulla Abdulla (22 goals)
Highest scoring Maziya 8–1 Mahibadhoo
(12 July 2014)
Maziya 8–1 Club AYL
(27 July 2014)
Longest winning run 11 games
New Radiant
Longest unbeaten run 12 games
New Radiant
Longest winless run 13 games
Club AYL
2013

Statistics of Dhivehi League in the 2014 season. 2014 Dhivehi League started on June 16.[1]

Teams[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Team Coach Captain Shirt sponsor
B.G. Sports Club Maldives Mohamed Iqbal Maldives Ahmed Ashfan Al Mudhish
Club All Youth Linkage Maldives Ahmed Nashid Maldives Abdulla Zubair[a] Nippon Paint
Club Eagles Maldives Ihsan Abdul Ghanee Maldives Assad Abdul Ghanee Hitachi
Club Valencia Maldives Mohamed Shahid Maldives Abdulla Haneef Philips
Mahibadhoo SC Maldives Mohamed Shiyaz Maldives Ali Risham Makita
Maziya S&RC Maldives Ali Suzain Maldives Assadhulla Abdulla ell mobile
Makita
New Radiant SC Maldives Ismail Anil Maldives Imran Mohamed Milo
Victory SC Maldives Mohamed Athif Maldives Hussain Shimaz[b] STO Noofahi
  1. ^ Ali Zubair was the captain at the start of the season.
  2. ^ Sobah Mohamed was the captain until he left the club at the end of league round 1.

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Maziya S&RC Maldives Ismail Mahfooz Resign 19 June 2014[2] 4th Maldives Ali Suzain 22 June 2014[3]
New Radiant SC Maldives Ismail Anil Sack* 6 August 2014[4] 2nd Finland Mika Lönnström 6 August 2014[4]

* Anil continues as assistant coach.[5]

League table[edit]

Format: In Round 1 and Round 2, all eight teams play against each other. Top six teams after Round 2 play against each other in Round 3. Teams with most total points after Round 3 are crowned the Dhivehi League champions and are qualified to the AFC Cup. The top four teams qualify for the President's Cup. Bottom two teams after Round 2 play against top two teams of Second Division in Dhivehi League Qualification for places in next year's Dhivehi League.

Standings of round 1[edit]

Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Standings of round 2[edit]

Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Standings of round 3[edit]

Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Final Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 New Radiant SC 19 17 1 1 57 8 +49 52 2015 AFC Cup group stage
2 Maziya S&RC 19 14 3 2 61 19 +42 45
3 Club Eagles 19 11 2 6 40 22 +18 35
4 Victory Sports Club 19 8 2 9 30 33 -3 23
5 Club Valencia 19 4 5 10 15 33 -18 17
6 Mahibadhoo SC 19 4 2 13 26 58 -30 14
7 Club All Youth Linkage 14 2 4 8 10 40 -30 10 Promotion/Relegation Playoff
8 BG Sports Club 14 1 3 10 13 39 -26 6 Promotion/Relegation Playoff

Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Positions by round[edit]

The table lists the positions of teams after each week of matches.

Team \ Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
BG Sports Club 3 5 6 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 - - - - -
Club All Youth Linkage 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 - - - - -
Club Eagles 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Club Valencia 5 6 4 4 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 5
Mahibadhoo SC 7 4 5 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6
Maziya S&RC 4 3 3 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
New Radiant SC 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Victory Sports Club 6 7 7 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Last updated: 1 November 2014.

Matches[edit]

Round 1 matches[edit]

A total of 28 matches will be played in this round.

Round 2 matches[edit]

A total of 20 matches will be played in this round.

Round 3 matches[edit]

A total of 15 matches will be played in this round.

Season statistics[edit]

Hat-tricks[edit]

Player For Against Result Date
Maldives Ismail Easa Club Eagles Mahibadhoo SC 6–1 17 June 2014
Maldives Assadhulla Abdulla Maziya S&RC Mahibadhoo SC 8–1 12 July 2014
Maldives Assadhulla Abdulla4 Maziya S&RC Club All Youth Linkage 8–1 27 July 2014
Maldives Ali Fasir New Radiant SC BG Sports Club 6–0 28 July 2014
Maldives Hussain Shimaz Victory SC Mahibadhoo SC 2–3 31 July 2014
Maldives Ashad Ali Maziya S&RC BG Sports Club 6–1 10 October 2014
Maldives Assadhulla Abdulla Maziya S&RC BG Sports Club 6–1 10 October 2014
Maldives Assadhulla Abdulla4 Maziya S&RC Mahibadhoo SC 6–1 25 October 2014
Maldives Ali Fasir5 New Radiant SC Mahibadhoo SC 6–1 5 November 2014

4 Player scored 4 goals
5 Player scored 5 goals

Promotion/Relegation Playoff for 2015 Dhivehi League[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 BG Sports Club 3 3 0 0 12 4 +8 9 Promoted
2 TC Sports Club 3 1 1 1 19 6 +13 4 Promoted
3 Club All Youth Linkage 3 1 1 1 16 5 +11 4 Relegated
4 United Victory 3 0 0 3 2 34 -32 0 Relegated

Matches[edit]

A total of 6 matches will be played in this round. Top 2 reams will be promoted to 2015 Dhivehi Premier League and the bottom 2 teams relegated to the 2015 Second Division Football Tournament.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "League opening is reinstated" (in Divehi). sun online. 15 June 2014. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Imma resigns". Maldivesoccer. 19 June 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Maziya appoints Suzain". Maldivesoccer. 19 June 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Blues appoint foreign coach". Maldivesoccer. 6 August 2014. Retrieved 7 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "Mika Lonnstrom appointed as head coach". New Radiant SC. 6 August 2014. Retrieved 7 August 2014.