Bahraini Premier League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2021-2022
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 2021-2022 BHR1 season, the BHR1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2023 AFC Champions League - Preliminary Round:
    • 1st place 2021-2022 BHR1 team
  • 2023 AFC Cup - Group Stage:
    • 2nd place 2021-2022 BHR1 team

The winner of the 2022 Bahraini King's Cup, typically an BHR1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2023 AFC Cup.

Leagues Pyramid - Bahrain

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

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

25 Aug 2021 - 10 May 2022  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 2021-2022 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 2022-2023 BHR1 and the loser plays in the 2022-2023 BHR2.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Manama Club 64 -2-014-116522 -0-0631242 -2-08853
2Al-Riffa SC 64 -2-014-83554 -1-01383510 -1-01000
3East Riffa Club 62 -3-19-75231 -2-0542231 -1-14330
4Al Khalidiya SC 62 -2-28-65121 -1-0431241 -1-2434-1
5Al-Hidd SCC 61 -3-26-45-131 -1-1422030 -2-1223-1
6Al-Najma SC 61 -3-26-57-230 -1-2114-331 -2-05431
7Al Hala SC 51 -2-25-69-331 -1-1456-120 -1-1113-2
8Al-Muharraq SC 41 -1-24-44030 -1-2124-211 -0-03202
9Budaiya Club 61 -1-44-48-410 -0-1012-151 -1-3436-3
10Al Ahli SC (Manama) 50 -3-23-58-330 -3-0333020 -0-2025-3
2023 AFCCL
Relegation Playoff
Relegation to BHR2

Fixtures

Wed - 22 Dec 2021
 Al-Hidd SCC   Manama ClubSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Al Khalidiya SC   Al Ahli SC (Manama)Bahrain National Stadium
 Budaiya Club   Al-Muharraq SCBahrain National Stadium
Thu - 23 Dec 2021
 East Riffa Club   Al Hala SCMadinat 'Isa Stadium
 Al-Najma SC   Al-Riffa SCMadinat 'Isa Stadium
Tue - 4 Jan 2022
 Al Khalidiya SC   Al Hala SCMadinat 'Isa Stadium
 East Riffa Club   Al-Najma SCMadinat 'Isa Stadium
Wed - 5 Jan 2022
 Al Ahli SC (Manama)   Al-Hidd SCCBahrain National Stadium
 Budaiya Club   Al-Riffa SCSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Manama Club   Al-Muharraq SCSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
Tue - 11 Jan 2022
 Al-Hidd SCC   Al-Muharraq SCSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Al Ahli SC (Manama)   Al Hala SCSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
Wed - 12 Jan 2022
 Manama Club   Al-Riffa SCMadinat 'Isa Stadium
 Al Khalidiya SC   Al-Najma SCBahrain National Stadium
 Budaiya Club   East Riffa ClubBahrain National Stadium

Results

Sun - 21 Nov 2021
 Al-Riffa SC 31 Al Hala SCBahrain National Stadium
 Al-Najma SC 02 Al-Muharraq SCBahrain National Stadium
 Budaiya Club 12 Manama ClubMadinat 'Isa Stadium
Sat - 20 Nov 2021
 East Riffa Club 20 Al Ahli SC (Manama)Madinat 'Isa Stadium
 Al Khalidiya SC 11 Al-Hidd SCCMadinat 'Isa Stadium
Tue - 2 Nov 2021
 Al Hala SC PSPD Al-Muharraq SCSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Al-Riffa SC 32 Al Ahli SC (Manama)Madinat 'Isa Stadium
 Al-Najma SC 11 Manama ClubMadinat 'Isa Stadium
Mon - 1 Nov 2021
 East Riffa Club 11 Al Khalidiya SCBahrain National Stadium
 Al-Hidd SCC 10 Budaiya ClubBahrain National Stadium
Sun - 17 Oct 2021
 Al-Riffa SC 10 Al Khalidiya SCBahrain National Stadium
 Al Hala SC 24 Manama ClubBahrain National Stadium
Sat - 16 Oct 2021
 Al-Najma SC 01 Budaiya ClubSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 East Riffa Club 11 Al-Hidd SCCSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Al-Muharraq SC PSPD Al Ahli SC (Manama)Madinat 'Isa Stadium
Thu - 30 Sep 2021
 Al-Muharraq SC 01 Al Khalidiya SCMadinat 'Isa Stadium
Fri - 17 Sep 2021
 Al-Riffa SC 00 East Riffa ClubMadinat 'Isa Stadium
 Al Hala SC 21 Budaiya ClubMadinat 'Isa Stadium
Thu - 16 Sep 2021
 Al-Hidd SCC 12 Al-Najma SCBahrain National Stadium
 Al Ahli SC (Manama) 11 Manama ClubBahrain National Stadium