Syrian Premier League

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Syrian Premier League
Syria league.jpg
Founded1966
CountrySyria
ConfederationAFC
Number of teams14
Level on pyramid1
Relegation toSyrian League 1st Division
Domestic cup(s)Syrian Cup
Syrian Super Cup
International cup(s)AFC Cup
Arab Club Champions Cup
Current championsAl-Jaish
(2018–19)
Most championshipsAl-Jaish (17 titles)
2019–20 Syrian Premier League

The Syrian Premier League (Arabic: الدوري السوري الممتاز‎) is the highest division in football in Syria. The league began to play in 1966.

Current clubs (2019–20)[edit]

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Al-Fotuwa Deir ez-Zor Deir ez-Zor Municipal Stadium 13,000
Al-Ittihad Aleppo 7 April Stadium (Aleppo) 12,000
Al-Jaish Damascus Al-Fayhaa Stadium 15,000
Al-Jazeera Al-Hasakah Bassel al-Assad Stadium (al-Hasakah) 25,000
Al-Karamah Homs Khalid ibn al-Walid Stadium 32,000
Al-Nawair Hama Hama Municipal Stadium 22,000
Al-Sahel Tartus Tartus Sports Arena Stadium 8,000
Al-Shorta Damascus Tishreen Stadium 12,000
Al-Taliya Hama Hama Municipal Stadium 22,000
Al-Wahda Damascus Al-Fayhaa Stadium 15,000
Al-Wathba Homs Khalid ibn al-Walid Stadium 32,000
Hutteen Latakia Al-Assad Stadium 28,000
Jableh Jableh Al-Baath Stadium 10,000
Tishreen Latakia Al-Assad Stadium 28,000

List of champions[edit]

Champions so far are:[1]

Season Winner Runner-up Third Place
1966–67 Al-Ittihad Al-Futowa Barada
1967–68 Al-Ittihad Al-Futowa Barada
1968–69 Barada Al-Futowa Al-Ittihad
1969–70 Barada Al-Futowa Al-Ittihad
1970–71
No Championship
1971–72
No Championship
1972–73 Al-Jaish Al-Shorta Al-Karamah
1973–74
No Championship
1974–75 Al-Karamah Al-Futowa Al-Ittihad
1975–76 Al-Jaish Al-Shorta Al-Karamah
1976–77 Al-Ittihad Al-Karamah Al-Hurriya
1977–78
No Championship
1978–79 Al-Jaish Al-Shorta Al-Ittihad
1979–80 Al-Shorta Al-Hurriya Al-Ittihad
1980–81
No Championship
1981–82 Tishreen Al-Wathba Al-Ittihad
1982–83 Al-Karamah Al-Ittihad Al-Futowa
1983–84 Al-Karamah Jableh Al-Ittihad
1984–85 Al-Jaish Al-Karamah Jableh
1985–86 Al-Jaish Jableh Al-Futowa
1986–87 Jableh Al-Karamah Al-Shorta
1987–88 Jableh Al-Ittihad Al-Futowa
1988–89 Jableh Al-Shorta Al-Ittihad
1989–90 Al-Futowa Al-Karamah Al-Wathba
1990–91 Al-Futowa Jableh Al-Shorta
1991–92 Al-Hurriya Jableh Al-Ittihad
1992–93 Al-Ittihad Al-Karamah Al-Hurriya
1993–94 Al-Hurriya Jableh Al-Ittihad
1994–95 Al-Ittihad Al-Karamah Jableh
1995–96 Al-Karamah Hutteen Al-Hurriya
1996–97 Tishreen Al-Jaish Al-Karamah
1997–98 Al-Jaish Al-Karamah Hutteen
1998–99 Al-Jaish Al-Karamah Al-Wahda
1999–2000 Jableh Hutteen Tishreen
2000–01 Al-Jaish Al-Karamah Al-Jihad
2001–02 Al-Jaish Al-Ittihad Al-Wahda
2002–03 Al-Jaish Al-Ittihad Qardaha
2003–04 Al-Wahda Al-Karamah Tishreen
2004–05 Al-Ittihad Al-Karamah Al-Wahda
2005–06 Al-Karamah Al-Jaish Al-Wahda
2006–07 Al-Karamah Al-Ittihad Taliya
2007–08 Al-Karamah Al-Majd Al-Ittihad
2008–09 Al-Karamah Al-Ittihad Al-Jaish
2009–10 Al-Jaish Al-Karamah Tishreen
2010–11
Suspended
2011–12 Al-Shorta Al-Jaish Al-Wahda
2012–13 Al-Jaish Al-Shorta Al-Hurriya
2013–14 Al-Wahda Al-Jaish Al-Muhafaza
2014–15 Al-Jaish Al-Wahda Al-Shorta
2015–16 Al-Jaish Al-Wahda Al-Ittihad
2016–17 Al-Jaish Tishreen Al-Wahda
2017–18 Al-Jaish Al-Ittihad Al-Wahda
2018–19 Al-Jaish Tishreen Al-Wahda

Performances[edit]

Performance by club[edit]

Club Winners Runners-up Third place Winning years
Al-Jaish
17
4
1
1972–1973, 1975–1976, 1978–1979, 1984–1985, 1985–1986, 1997–1998, 1998–1999, 2000–2001, 2001–2002, 2002–2003, 2009–2010, 2012–2013, 2014–2015, 2015–2016, 2016–2017, 2017–2018, 2018–2019
Al-Karamah
8
12
3
1974–1975, 1982–1983, 1983–1984, 1995–1996, 2005–2006, 2006–2007, 2007–2008, 2008–2009
Al-Ittihad
6
7
12
1966–1967, 1967–1968, 1976–1977, 1992–1993, 1994–1995, 2004–2005
Jableh
4
5
2
1986–1987, 1987–1988, 1988–1989, 1999–2000
Al-Futowa
2
5
3
1989–1990, 1990–1991
Al-Shorta
2
5
3
1979–1980, 2011–2012
Al-Wahda
2
3
9
2003–2004, 2013–2014
Tishreen
2
2
3
1981–1982, 1996–1997
Al-Hurriya
2
1
4
1991–1992, 1993–1994
Barada
2
2
1968–1969, 1969–1970

Performance by city[edit]

City Winners Club(s)
Damascus 23 Al-Jaish, Al-Shorta, Al-Wahda, Barada
Aleppo 8 Al-Ittihad, Al-Hurriya
Homs 8 Al-Karamah
Jableh 4 Jableh
Latakia 2 Tishreen
Deir ez-Zor 2 Al-Futowa

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Syria - List of Champions". RSSSF. Retrieved 6 July 2012.

External links[edit]