Bahraini Premier League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2020-2021
Location
Bahrain
Abbreviation
BHR1

Summary

The Bahraini Premier League (BHR1) is the top football league in the Bahraini football system. At the end of the 2020-2021 BHR1 season, the BHR1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Preliminary Round:
    • 1st place 2020-2021 BHR1 team
  • 2022 AFC Cup - Group Stage:
    • 2nd place 2020-2021 BHR1 team

The winner of the 2021 Bahraini King's Cup, typically an BHR1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2022 AFC Cup.

Leagues Pyramid - Bahrain

Abbrev League # of Teams
BHR1 Bahraini Premier League 10
BHR2 Bahraini Second Division 9

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

8 Dec 2020 - 31 May 2021  10: BHR1 (7 minimum), BHR2 (3 maximum)

Season Format

Each BHR1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 9 BHR1 teams for a total of 18 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) total goal difference, then (2) total goals scored.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 Regular season, the 9th and 10th place BHR1 teams will be relegated directly to the BHR2. The 8th place BHR1 team will have a Home-Away highest aggregate score wins Promotion/Relegation Playoff with the 3rd place BHR2 team. The winner of this playoff plays in the 2021-2022 BHR1 and the loser plays in the 2021-2022 BHR2.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Al-Riffa SC 65 -1-016-83543 -1-01041322 -0-06422
2East Riffa Club 64 -1-113-103742 -1-1783522 -0-06202
3Manama Club 63 -2-111-75232 -1-0742231 -1-14330
4Al-Muharraq SC 62 -2-28-53252 -1-2753210 -1-01000
5Al-Hidd SCC 62 -2-28-66032 -1-0741330 -1-2125-3
6Budaiya Club 62 -2-28-22032 -0-1621130 -2-1201-1
7Busaiteen Club 61 -2-35-66021 -1-0461540 -1-3105-5
8Al-Najma SC 61 -2-35-46-231 -0-2323-130 -2-1223-1
9Al Ahli SC (Manama) 61 -2-35-27-510 -1-0100051 -1-3427-5
10Malkiya Club 60 -2-42-211-920 -2-0211040 -0-40110-9
AFCCL
Relegation Playoff
Relegation to BHR2

Fixtures

Fri - 22 Jan 2021
 Malkiya Club   Al-Hidd SCCSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Al Ahli SC (Manama)   Al-Riffa SCBahrain National Stadium
 Budaiya Club   Busaiteen ClubAl Ahli Stadium
Sat - 23 Jan 2021
 Manama Club   East Riffa ClubSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Al-Najma SC   Al-Muharraq SCBahrain National Stadium
Fri - 29 Jan 2021
 Al-Hidd SCC   Budaiya ClubBahrain National Stadium
 Al Ahli SC (Manama)   Al-Muharraq SCSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
Sat - 30 Jan 2021
 Busaiteen Club   Al-Riffa SCSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Manama Club   Al-Najma SCAl Ahli Stadium
 Malkiya Club   East Riffa ClubBahrain National Stadium
Thu - 4 Feb 2021
 Busaiteen Club   Al-Muharraq SCSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Al-Hidd SCC   East Riffa ClubBahrain National Stadium
Fri - 5 Feb 2021
 Budaiya Club   Al-Riffa SCBahrain National Stadium
 Malkiya Club   Al-Najma SCAl Ahli Stadium
 Al Ahli SC (Manama)   Manama ClubSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium

Results

Sat - 16 Jan 2021
 Manama Club 22 Al-Hidd SCCBahrain National Stadium
 Al-Muharraq SC 01 East Riffa ClubSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Al-Najma SC 12 Al-Riffa SCBahrain National Stadium
Fri - 15 Jan 2021
 Al Ahli SC (Manama) 00 Busaiteen ClubBahrain National Stadium
 Malkiya Club 00 Budaiya ClubSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
Sat - 9 Jan 2021
 East Riffa Club 12 Al-Riffa SCBahrain National Stadium
 Al-Muharraq SC 20 Al-Hidd SCCBahrain National Stadium
Fri - 8 Jan 2021
 Al-Najma SC 10 Busaiteen ClubSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Manama Club 10 Malkiya ClubBahrain National Stadium
Sat - 2 Jan 2021
 Al-Riffa SC 10 Al-Hidd SCCBahrain National Stadium
 East Riffa Club 30 Busaiteen ClubMadinat 'Isa Stadium
 Al-Muharraq SC 20 Malkiya ClubBahrain National Stadium
Fri - 1 Jan 2021
 Al-Najma SC 01 Al Ahli SC (Manama)Sheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Manama Club 10 Budaiya ClubMadinat 'Isa Stadium
Sun - 27 Dec 2020
 Al-Hidd SCC 10 Busaiteen ClubSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Al-Riffa SC 10 Malkiya ClubMadinat 'Isa Stadium
Sat - 26 Dec 2020
 Budaiya Club 10 Al-Najma SCAl Ahli Stadium
 Al-Muharraq SC 12 Manama ClubMadinat 'Isa Stadium
 East Riffa Club 30 Al Ahli SC (Manama)Sheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium