2017–18 Lebanese Premier League

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Lebanese Premier League
Season2017–18
ChampionsAl Ahed
RelegatedAl Shabab Al Arabi, Al Islah
AFC CupAl Ahed (Group Stage)
Al Nejmeh (Playoff)
Matches played132
Goals scored335 (2.54 per match)
Top goalscorerEl Hadji Malick Tall (15 goals)
Biggest home winAl Ahed 6-0 Al Islah
Biggest away winAl Islah 1-6 Al Ahed
Highest scoringSalam Zgharta 1-6 Al Nabi Sheet

The 2017–18 Lebanese Premier League is the 58th season of top-tier football in Lebanon.[1] A total of twelve teams are competing in the league, with Al Ahed the defending champions. After 21 rounds, Al Ahed have won the league for the 6th time in its history.

Teams[edit]

Shabab Al-Sahel and Al Egtmaaey Tripoli were relegated to the second level of Lebanese football after ending the 2017–18 season in the bottom two places. They were replaced by Al Shabab Al Arabi and Al Islah Al Bourj Al Shimaly who won promotion from the second tier.

Stadia and locations[edit]

Locations of teams in the 2017–18 Lebanese Premier League
Locations of teams in the 2017–18 Lebanese Premier League within Beirut
Club Location Stadium Stadium capacity Coach
Al Ahed Beirut Beirut Municipal Stadium 22,500 Lebanon Bassem Marmar
Al Akhaa Al Ahli Aley Amin AbdelNour Stadium 3,500 Iraq Abdul-Wahab Abu Al-Hail
Al Ansar Beirut Beirut Municipal Stadium 22,500 Lebanon Sami El Choum
Al Islah Al Bourj Al Shimaly Tyre Sour Stadium 22,000 Lebanon Khalil Watfa
Al Nejmeh Beirut Rafic El-Hariri Stadium 5,000 Armenia Armen Sanamyan
Al Nabi Sheet Al Nabi Sheet Al-Nabi Shayth Stadium 5,000 Venezuela Quique Garcia
Racing Beirut Beirut Bourj Hammoud Stadium 8,000 Lebanon Roda Antar
Safa Beirut Safa Stadium 4,000 Lebanon Mohammad Dakka
Salam Zgharta Zgharta Zgharta Stadium 5,000 Tunisia Maher Essederi
Shabab Al-Arabi Beirut Beirut Municipal Stadium 22,500 Lebanon Jalal Rodwan
Tadamon Sour Tyre Sour Stadium 6,500 Lebanon Mohammed Zouheir
Tripoli SC Tripoli Tripoli Municipal Stadium 22,000 Germany Theo Bücker

Table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Al Ahed 22 16 6 0 50 9 +41 54 Qualification to 2019 AFC Cup group stage
2 Al Nejmeh 22 15 2 5 40 22 +18 47
3 Safa 22 10 6 6 31 25 +6 36
4 Al Ansar 22 9 6 7 33 24 +9 33
5 Al-Akhaa Al-Ahli 22 7 12 3 23 19 +4 33
6 Salam Zgharta 22 9 5 8 30 31 −1 32
7 Tadamon Sour 22 8 5 9 28 27 +1 29
8 Tripoli SC 22 6 7 9 28 33 −5 25
9 Racing Beirut 22 7 4 11 21 29 −8 25
10 Al Nabi Sheet 22 5 5 12 21 35 −14 20
11 Al Shabab Al Arabi 22 4 5 13 16 31 −15 17 Relegation to Lebanese Second Division
12 Al Islah 22 2 5 15 14 50 −36 11
Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored

Season statistics[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lebanese League 2017/2018
  2. ^ a b "Lebanese League 2017/2018". lebanonfg.com.