Syrian Premier League

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Syrian Premier League
Founded 1966
Country Syria
Confederation AFC
Number of teams 16
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to Syrian League 1st Division
Domestic cup(s) Syrian Cup
Syrian Super Cup
International cup(s) AFC Cup
Arab Club Champions Cup
Current champions Al-Jaish
(2017–18)
Most championships Al-Jaish (16 titles)
2018–19 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 (2017–18)[edit]

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Al-Ittihad Aleppo Ri'ayet al-Shabab Stadium 10,000
Al-Jaish Damascus Al-Fayhaa Stadium 12,000
Al-Jihad Hasakah Qamishli 7 April Stadium 10,000
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-Nawair Hama Hama Municipal Stadium 22,000
Al-Shorta Damascus Tishreen Stadium 12,000
Al-Taliya Hama Hama Municipal Stadium 22,000
Al-Wahda Damascus Al-Fayhaa Stadium 12,000
Al-Wathba Homs Khalid ibn al-Walid Stadium 32,000
Al-Herafyeen Aleppo Ri'ayet al-Shabab Stadium 10,000
Hutteen Latakia Al-Assad Stadium 28,000
Tishreen SC 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

Performances[edit]

Performance by club[edit]

Club Winners Runners-up Third place Winning years
Al-Jaish
16
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
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-Shorta
2
5
3
1979–1980, 2011–2012
Al-Futowa
2
5
3
1989–1990, 1990–1991
Al-Hurriya
2
1
4
1991–1992, 1993–1994
Al-Wahda
2
3
8
2003–2004, 2013–2014
Tishreen
2
1
3
1981–1982, 1996–1997
Barada
2
2
1968–1969, 1969–1970

Performance by city[edit]

City Winners Club(s)
Damascus 22 Al-Jaish, Al-Shorta, Al-Wahda, Barada
Aleppo 8 Al-Ittihad, Al-Hurriya
Homs 8 Al-Karamah
Latakia 6 Jableh, 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]