2008–09 Jordan League

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Jordan League
Season 2008-09
Champions Al-Wahdat
Relegated Shabab Al-Hussein
AFC Cup Al-Wahdat
Shabab Al-Ordon

The 2008–09 Jordan League is the 57th season of the top-flight football in Jordan.

Members clubs[edit]

Club City Stadium 2008-2009 season Notes
Al-Wahdat Amman King Abdullah Stadium Jordan League Champions AFC Cup 2009 Qualifier
Arab Champions League Qualifier
Al-Faisaly Amman Amman International Stadium 2nd in Jordan League AFC Cup 2009 Qualifier
Arab Champions League Qualifier
Shabab Al-Ordon Zarqa Prince Mohammed Stadium 3rd in Jordan League Arab Champions League Qualifier
Al-Hussein (Irbid) Irbid Al-Hassan Stadium 4th in Jordan League
Al-Baqa'a SC Amman King Abdullah Stadium 5th in Jordan League
Al-Arabi (Irbid) Irbid Al-Hassan Stadium 6th in Jordan League
Al-Jazeera (Amman) Amman Petra Stadium 7th in Jordan League
Shabab Al-Hussein Amman King Abdullah Stadium 8th in Jordan League
Al-Ittihad Al-Ramtha Ramtha Prince Hashim Stadium 9th in Jordan League
Al-Yarmouk Amman King Abdullah Stadium Promoted from 2nd level

Managerial Changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Date Outgoing Reason of departure Replaced by Date of Replacement
Al-Faisaly Egypt Alaa' Nabeel August 26, 2008 Sacked, poor performances [1] Jordan Mohammad Al-Yamani January 5, 2009
Al-Faisaly Jordan Mohammad Al-Yamani August 26, 2008 Temporary coach [2] Syria Nizar Mahrous February 5, 2009
Al-Faisaly Syria Nizar Mahrous April 30, 2009 Resigned [3][4] Iraq Tha'er Jassam

Final League Standings[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Al-Wahdat 18 13 4 1 43 9 +34 43
2 Shabab Al-Ordon 18 13 2 3 37 16 +21 41
3 Al-Faisaly 18 11 6 1 34 13 +21 39
4 Al-Jazeera (Amman) 18 9 3 6 33 28 +5 30
5 Al Buqa'a 18 7 5 6 23 23 0 26
6 Al-Arabi (Irbid) 18 4 6 8 16 26 -10 18
7 Al-Hussein (Irbid) 18 5 1 12 13 27 -14 16
8 Al-Ittihad Al-Ramtha 18 4 4 10 16 34 -18 16
9 Al-Yarmouk 18 4 2 12 13 31 -18 14
10 Shabab Al-Hussein 18 3 1 14 15 36 -21 10
  Jordan Champions
  Relegated to 2nd Level
Jordan League
2008-09 Winners

Al-Wahdat
11th Title
3rd in a row

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aala Nabil sacked
  2. ^ Mahrous takes up Al Faisaly job
  3. ^ Mahrous resigns as Al Faisaly coach
  4. ^ Iraqi takes over Faisaly controls