Kuwait Premier League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2022-2023
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 2022-2023 KUW1 season, the KUW1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2024 AFC Champions League - Preliminary Round:
    • 1st place 2022-2023 KUW1 Championship Round team
  • 2024 AFC Cup - Group Stage:
    • 2nd place 2022-2023 KUW1 Championship Round team

The winner of the 2023 Kuwait Emir Cup, typically an KUW1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2024 AFC Cup.

Leagues Pyramid - Kuwait

Abbrev League # of Teams
KUW1 Kuwait Premier League 10
KUW2 Kuwaiti Divison One -

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

8 Feb 2023 - 17 May 2023  10: KUW1 (10), KUW2 (0)

Season Format

The 2022-2023 KUW1 is split into 2 Stages. In the 1st Stage, each KUW1 team plays the other 9 KUW1 teams twice for 18 league matches per team. In the 2nd Stage, the 1st Stage teams ranked 1-6 play in the Championship Round, and the team ranked 7-10 play in the Relegation Round. 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 2022-2023 Regular season, the 3rd and 4th place KUW1 Relegation Round teams will be relegated directly to the KUW2, and 2 KUW2 teams will be promoted.


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1st Stage

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Kuwait SC 95 -3-118-1712553 -1-11086242 -2-08963
2Al-Arabi SC 94 -4-116-1611553 -2-011105541 -2-15660
3Kazma SC 93 -4-213-1613342 -1-1785351 -3-16880
4Al-Salmiyah SC 93 -4-213-1210242 -2-0842251 -2-25880
5Al-Jahra SC 94 -1-413-1110141 -1-2456-153 -0-29642
6Al-Fahaheel FC 94 -0-512-1315-253 -0-2987141 -0-3358-3
7Qadsia SC 93 -3-312-1114-331 -1-1445-162 -2-2879-2
8Al-Nasar SC 92 -4-310-913-450 -3-23410-642 -1-17532
9Al-Tadhamon SC 92 -3-49-1011-141 -2-1545-151 -1-34660
10Al-Sahel SC 91 -2-65-1016-661 -1-44811-330 -1-2125-3
Championship Round
Relegation Round

Results

Sat - 12 Nov 2022
 Kuwait SC 21 Al-Salmiyah SCAl-Kuwait Sports Club Stadium
 Al-Sahel SC 31 Kazma SCAl Ahmadi Stadium
Fri - 11 Nov 2022
 Al-Arabi SC 31 Qadsia SCSabah Al Salem Stadium
Thu - 10 Nov 2022
 Al-Fahaheel FC 14 Al-Jahra SCAbdullah Al-Khalifa Stadium
 Al-Nasar SC 04 Al-Tadhamon SCAli Al-Salem Al-Sabah Stadium
Thu - 3 Nov 2022
 Qadsia SC 21 Al-Tadhamon SCMohammed Al-Hamad Stadium
Wed - 2 Nov 2022
 Al-Fahaheel FC 20 Al-Sahel SCThamir Stadium
 Al-Jahra SC 02 Al-Salmiyah SCAl-Shabab Mubarak al-Aiar Stadium
Tue - 1 Nov 2022
 Kazma SC 23 Al-Arabi SCAl-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium
 Al-Nasar SC 22 Kuwait SCAli Al-Salem Al-Sabah Stadium
Sat - 15 Oct 2022
 Kuwait SC 11 Qadsia SCJaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium
Fri - 14 Oct 2022
 Al-Salmiyah SC 00 Al-Nasar SCThamir Stadium
 Al-Tadhamon SC 22 Kazma SCAl-Farwaniya Stadium
Thu - 13 Oct 2022
 Al-Sahel SC 01 Al-Jahra SCAl Ahmadi Stadium
 Al-Arabi SC 21 Al-Fahaheel FCSabah Al Salem Stadium
Sat - 8 Oct 2022
 Qadsia SC 11 Al-Salmiyah SCMohammed Al-Hamad Stadium
 Kazma SC 22 Kuwait SCAl-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium
Fri - 7 Oct 2022
 Al-Jahra SC 12 Al-Nasar SCAl-Shabab Mubarak al-Aiar Stadium
 Al-Fahaheel FC 20 Al-Tadhamon SCAl Ahmadi Stadium
Thu - 6 Oct 2022
 Al-Sahel SC 00 Al-Arabi SCAl Ahmadi Stadium