Jordan Premier League
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|Number of teams||12|
|Level on pyramid||1|
|Relegation to||Jordan League Division 1|
|Domestic cup(s)||Jordan FA Cup
Jordan FA Shield
Jordan Super Cup
|International cup(s)||AFC Champions League
|Current champions||Al-Wehdat (15th title)
|Most championships||Al-Faisaly (32 titles)|
|TV partners||JRTV (2012-)
Al Jazeera Sports (2009-2012)
ART Sports (2006-2009)
|2015–16 Jordan Premier League|
AL-Manaseer Jordanian Pro League (Arabic: دوري المناصير الأردني للمحترفين) is a Jordanian professional league for football clubs and represents the top flight of Jordanian football. The championship consists of twelve competing teams in a home and away league system. It is currently known as the AL-Manaseer Jordanian Pro League, after the FA signed a sponsorship deal with Ziyad AL-Manaseer Companies Group.
The league is largely similar to that of the Scottish Premier League or Spain's La Liga. Two teams have dominated the domestic scene for a very long time: the two Amman clubs Al-Wehdat and Al-Faisaly. Sometimes outside teams break out and make surprises, like Shabab Al-Ordon being 2006 League Champion and 2007 AFC Cup Champions abroad, and Al-Ramtha taking Al-Faisaly to a one off match for the league title after being tied on points at the end of the season in 2012. Those Among the most recent surprises.
The competition format follows the usual double round-robin format. During the course of a season, which lasts from September to May, each club plays every other club twice, once at home and once away, for a total of 22 games. Teams receive three points for a win, one point for a draw, and no points for a loss. Teams are ranked by total points, with the highest-ranked club at the end of the season crowned champion.
Promotion and relegation
A system of promotion and relegation exists between the Jordan Premier League and the Jordan League Division 1. The two lowest placed teams in Premier League are relegated to the League Division 1, and the top two teams from the League Division 1 promoted to Premier League.
Qualification for Asian competitions
The first placed team in Jordan Premier League entering the play-offs for the group stage of AFC Champions League, the second placed team and the winner of Jordan FA Cup play in the AFC Cup. but if the first placed team loss in the play-offs for the group stage of AFC Champions League, the will play in the AFC Cup instead of the second placed team.
Jordan is one of the most successful country in the AFC Cup with three titles second after Kuwait, 2 for Al-Faisaly (2005 and 2006) and 1 for Shabab Al-Ordon (2007), more than any other country who has their clubs eligible to play in the AFC Cup.
Past winners are:
Al-Manaseer Jordanian Pro League Member Clubs
- Table as of 2015–16 Season
|Al Manaseer Jordanian Pro League|
|Al-Asalah (R)||Amman||Prince Mohammed Stadium||1995|
|Al-Baqa'a||Amman||King Abdullah Stadium||1968|
|Al-Faisaly||Amman||Amman International Stadium||1932|
|Al-Jazeera||Amman||Amman International Stadium||1947|
|Al-Ramtha||Ar Ramtha||Prince Hashim Stadium||1966|
|Al-Sareeh||Ar Ramtha||Prince Hashim Stadium||1973|
|Al-Wehdat||Amman||King Abdullah Stadium||1956|
|Kufrsoum (R)||Irbid||Prince Hashim Stadium||1973|
|Shabab Al-Ordon||Amman||Amman International Stadium||2002|
|That Ras||Al Karak||Prince Faisal Stadium||1980|
1st and 2nd Divisions
- "Jordan - List of Champions". RSSSF. Retrieved 2 March 2012.