Kuwait Premier League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2020-2021
Location
Kuwait
Abbreviation
KUW1

Summary

The Kuwait Premier League (KUW1) is the top football league in the Kuwaiti football system. At the end of the 2020-2021 KUW1 season, the KUW1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Preliminary Round:
    • 1st place 2020-2021 KUW1 team
  • 2022 AFC Cup - Group Stage:
    • 2nd place 2020-2021 KUW1 team

The winner of the 2021 Kuwait Emir Cup, typically an KUW1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2022 AFC Cup.

Leagues Pyramid - Kuwait

Abbrev League # of Teams
KUW1 Kuwait Premier League 15
KUW2 Kuwaiti Divison One -

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

15 Oct 2020 - 17 May 2021  15: KUW1 (10), KUW2 (5)

Season Format

The 2020-2021 KUW1 is split into the Regular Season and the Championship Round. In the Regular Season, each KUW1 team plays the other 14 KUW1 teams once for 14 league matches per team. In the Championship Round, the top 10 Regular Season teams play each other once for 9 more league matches per team. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) head-to-head points, (2) head-to-head goal difference, (3) head-to-head goals scored, (4) total goal difference, then (5) total goals scored.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 Regular season, the 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th place KUW1 teams will be relegated directly to the KUW2.


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Championship Round

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Al-Arabi SC 1410 -4-034-27121586 -2-020146864 -2-0141367
2Qadsia SC 159 -5-132-28131575 -2-017178984 -3-1151156
3Kuwait SC 157 -7-128-29161374 -3-015146883 -4-11315105
4Kazma SC 146 -4-422-2516972 -3-29139474 -1-2131275
5Al-Nasar SC 145 -4-519-1615161 -3-2656-184 -1-3131192
6Al-Salmiyah SC 145 -2-717-1718-172 -1-47710-373 -1-3101082
7Al-Shabab SC 153 -5-714-1422-871 -3-3659-482 -2-48913-4
8Al-Fahaheel FC 142 -5-711-1628-1271 -2-45715-871 -3-36913-4
9Al-Sahel SC 142 -4-810-1625-981 -2-55714-761 -2-35911-2
10Khaitan SC 151 -4-107-1336-2380 -1-71722-1571 -3-36614-8
2022 AFCCL
2022 AFCCUP

Regular Season

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Al-Nasar SC 1410 -2-232-2652165 -1-0161221085 -1-21614311
2Qadsia SC 1410 -2-232-28141476 -0-118135874 -2-1141596
3Al-Salmiyah SC 148 -5-129-30131763 -2-111178985 -3-0181358
4Kazma SC 148 -4-228-22101264 -2-014134984 -2-214963
5Kuwait SC 147 -3-424-2516983 -2-311129364 -1-1131376
6Al-Arabi SC 146 -4-422-1917273 -0-49913-473 -4-0131046
7Al-Shabab SC 146 -4-422-1918172 -3-29810-274 -1-2131183
8Al-Fahaheel FC 145 -3-618-1212083 -3-21287162 -0-4645-1
9Khaitan SC 145 -3-618-1626-1072 -2-38410-673 -1-3101216-4
10Al-Sahel SC 145 -2-717-1415-171 -1-5447-374 -1-2131082
11Burgan SC 144 -5-517-1316-371 -1-54410-673 -4-013963
12Al-Jahra SC 142 -5-711-1320-771 -3-36910-171 -2-45410-6
13Al-Yarmouk SC 142 -2-108-2236-1480 -2-621021-1162 -0-461215-3
14Al-Tadhamon SC 142 -2-108-1431-1770 -2-52411-772 -0-561020-10
15Al-Sulaibikhat SC 141 -2-115-933-2470 -0-70523-1871 -2-45410-6
Relegation to KUW2

Fixtures

Sat - 8 May 2021
Tue - 11 May 2021
 Kuwait SC   Qadsia SCAl-Kuwait Sports Club Stadium
 Khaitan SC   Al-Nasar SCKhaitan Stadium
 Al-Sahel SC   Al-Salmiyah SCAl Ahmadi Stadium
 Al-Fahaheel FC   Al-Arabi SCMohammed Al-Hamad Stadium
 Kazma SC   Al-Shabab SCAl-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium
Fri - 14 May 2021
 Qadsia SC   Kazma SCMohammed Al-Hamad Stadium
 Al-Nasar SC   Kuwait SCAli Al-Salem Al-Sabah Stadium
 Al-Shabab SC   Al-Fahaheel FCAl Ahmadi Stadium
 Al-Arabi SC   Al-Sahel SCSabah Al Salem Stadium
 Al-Salmiyah SC   Khaitan SCThamir Stadium
Mon - 17 May 2021
 Al-Nasar SC   Kazma SCAli Al-Salem Al-Sabah Stadium
 Al-Shabab SC   Qadsia SCAl Ahmadi Stadium
 Khaitan SC   Al-Arabi SCKhaitan Stadium
 Al-Fahaheel FC   Al-Sahel SCAl-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium
 Kuwait SC   Al-Salmiyah SCAl-Kuwait Sports Club Stadium

Results

Fri - 7 May 2021
 Khaitan SC 12 Qadsia SCKhaitan Stadium
 Al-Shabab SC 11 Kuwait SCAl Ahmadi Stadium
Tue - 4 May 2021
 Al-Fahaheel FC 00 Al-Salmiyah SCAli Al-Salem Al-Sabah Stadium
 Al-Arabi SC 00 Al-Nasar SCSabah Al Salem Stadium
Mon - 3 May 2021
 Al-Sahel SC 01 Qadsia SCAl-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium
 Kuwait SC 30 Kazma SCAl-Kuwait Sports Club Stadium
Sun - 2 May 2021
 Khaitan SC 11 Al-Shabab SCKhaitan Stadium
Fri - 30 Apr 2021
 Al-Nasar SC 12 Al-Salmiyah SCAli Al-Salem Al-Sabah Stadium
Thu - 29 Apr 2021
 Kuwait SC 11 Al-Fahaheel FCAl-Kuwait Sports Club Stadium
 Qadsia SC 33 Al-Arabi SCMohammed Al-Hamad Stadium
Wed - 28 Apr 2021
 Al-Shabab SC 00 Al-Sahel SCAl Ahmadi Stadium
 Kazma SC 50 Khaitan SCAl-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium
Sun - 25 Apr 2021
 Al-Fahaheel FC 12 Al-Nasar SCAl Ahmadi Stadium
 Al-Salmiyah SC 00 Qadsia SCThamir Stadium
Sat - 24 Apr 2021
 Al-Arabi SC 10 Al-Shabab SCSabah Al Salem Stadium
 Al-Sahel SC 11 Kazma SCAbdullah Al-Khalifa Stadium
Fri - 23 Apr 2021
 Khaitan SC 15 Kuwait SCKhaitan Stadium
Wed - 21 Apr 2021
 Qadsia SC 20 Al-Nasar SCMohammed Al-Hamad Stadium
Tue - 20 Apr 2021
 Kazma SC 23 Al-Arabi SCAl-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium
 Al-Shabab SC 21 Al-Salmiyah SCAl Ahmadi Stadium