2016–17 Syrian Premier League

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Syrian Premier League
Season2016–17
ChampionsAl-Jaish
RelegatedJableh
Al-Fotuwa
Al-Jazeera
Al-Hurriya
AFC CupAl-Jaish
Al-Wahda
Arab Club Champions CupAl-Jaish
Matches played240
Goals scored524 (2.18 per match)
Top goalscorerOsama Omari (17)
Biggest home winAl-Wahda 6–0 Al-Hurriya
Biggest away winHutteen 0–6 Al-Wahda
Highest scoringAl-Hurriya 4–6 Al-Jazeera
Longest winning run6 games
Al-Jaish
Longest unbeaten run23 games
Al-Ittihad
Longest winless run14 games
Al-Shorta
Longest losing run4 games
Al-Hurriya
Al-Jazeera
Al-Majd
Al-Ittihad

The 2016–17 Syrian Premier League season is the 46th since its establishment. This season's league featured one stage. It pitted one group of 16 teams and kicked off on 23 December 2016.[1] Al-Jaish are the defending champions, having won the previous season championship.

Teams[edit]

Stadiums and locations[edit]

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Al-Hurriya Aleppo Ri'ayet al-Shabab Stadium 10,000
Al-Jaish Damascus Al-Fayhaa Stadium 12,000
Al-Jazeera Hasakah Al Baladi Stadium Hasakah 25,000
Al-Karamah Homs Khalid ibn al-Walid Stadium 32,000
Al-Majd Damascus Tishreen Stadium 12,000
Al-Muhafaza Damascus Al-Muhafaza Stadium 1,000
Al-Taliya Hama Hama Municipal Stadium 22,000
Hutteen Latakia Al-Assad Stadium 28,000
Jableh Jableh Al-Baath Stadium 10,000
Al-Ittihad Aleppo Ri'ayet al-Shabab Stadium 10,000
Al-Fotuwa Deir ez-Zor Deir ez-Zor Municipal Stadium 13,000
Al-Nawair Hama Hama Municipal Stadium 22,000
Al-Shorta Damascus Tishreen Stadium 12,000
Al-Wahda Damascus Al-Fayhaa Stadium 12,000
Al-Wathba Homs Khalid ibn al-Walid Stadium 32,000
Tishreen SC Latakia Al-Assad Stadium 28,000

League table[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Al-Jaish (C) 30 18 11 1 39 16 +23 65 2018 AFC Cup
2 Tishreen 30 18 10 2 45 22 +23 64
3 Al-Wahda 30 15 11 4 51 26 +25 56 2018 AFC Cup
4 Al-Ittihad 30 12 13 5 42 28 +14 49
5 Hutteen 30 11 10 9 32 36 −4 43
6 Al-Muhafaza 30 10 9 11 37 37 0 39
7 Al-Shorta 30 10 9 11 33 34 −1 39
8 Al-Taliya 30 9 11 10 30 32 −2 38
9 Al-Majd 30 9 11 10 27 30 −3 38
10 Al-Nawair 30 9 10 11 35 38 −3 37
11 Al-Karamah 30 7 13 10 23 25 −2 34
12 Al-Wathba 30 7 12 11 24 32 −8 33
13 Jableh 30 6 13 11 21 28 −7 31 Relegation to Syrian League 1st Division
14 Al-Fotuwa 30 7 9 14 28 38 −10 30
15 Al-Jazeera 30 4 10 16 28 44 −16 22
16 Al-Hurriya 30 5 4 21 29 58 −29 19
Updated to match(es) played on 19 August 2017. Source: Syrian Premier League FIFA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Goal difference; 5) Goals scored; 6) Draw
(C) Champion.

Season statistics[edit]

Top goalscorers[edit]

As of 15 August 2017 Source: [1]
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Syria Osama Omari Al-Wahda 17
2 Syria Basel Mustafa Tishreen 14
3 Syria Alaa Al Dali Al-Nawair 11
Syria Suleiman Al Suleiman Al-Fotuwa
Syria Yasser Ibrahim Al-Shorta
Syria Raja Rafe Al-Wahda
7 Syria Ahmad Al Ahmad Al-Hurriya 10
Syria Ahmad Al Asaad Al-Shorta
Syria Anas Bouta Al-Karamah
Syria Ahmad Haj Mohamad Hutteen

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