Lebanese Premier League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2021-2022
Location
Lebanon
Abbreviation
LIB1

Summary

The Lebanese Premier League (LIB1) is the top football league in the Lebanese football system. At the end of the 2021-2022 LIB1 season, the LIB1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2023 AFC Champions League - Qualifying Playoffs:
    • 1st place 2021-2022 LIB1 Championship Round team
  • 2023 AFC Cup - Group Stage:
    • 2nd place 2021-2022 LIB1 Championship Round team

The winner of the 2022 Lebanese FA Cup, typically an LIB1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2023 AFC Cup.

Leagues Pyramid - Lebanon

Abbrev League # of Teams
LIB1 Lebanese Premier League 12
LIB2 Lebanese Second Divison 12
LIB3 Lebanese Third Divison 24
LIB3 Lebanese Fourth Divison -
LIB3 Lebanese Fifth Divison -

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

11 Sep 2021 - 1 May 2022  12: LIB1 (10), LIB2 (2)

Season Format

The LIB1 season consists of 2 phases. In the first phase, each LIB1 team plays matches with the other 11 LIB1 teams once for a total of 11 league matches per team. The second phase consists of the Championship Round and the Relegation Round. In the Championship Round, the top six teams play each other once (5 more matches) to determine final rankings for 2023 AFC Champions League and 2023 AFC Cup placements. In the Relegation Round, the bottom six teams play each other once (5 more matches) to determine the relegation placements. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) head-to-head points, (2) head-to-head goal difference, (3) total goal difference, (4) total goals scored, then (5) a draw.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2021-2022 Regular season, the 5th and 6th place Relegation Round LIB1 teams will be relegated directly to the LIB2.


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1st Stage

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Shabab Al Sahel FC 43 -1-010-112932 -1-07102811 -0-03101
2Al-Ahed SC 43 -1-010-72511 -0-0321132 -1-07514
3Al-Ansar SC 42 -1-17-51410 -1-0100032 -0-16514
4Nejmeh SC 41 -3-06-72531 -2-0572510 -1-01000
5Bourj FC 41 -3-06-54131 -2-0532110 -1-01220
6Sagesse SC 42 -0-26-47-320 -0-2006-622 -0-06413
7Tadamon Sour SC 41 -2-15-53221 -0-1342220 -2-02110
8Akhaa Ahli Aley FC 41 -1-24-24-220 -0-2003-321 -1-04211
9AC Tripoli 41 -1-24-36-320 -1-1101-121 -0-1335-2
10Safa Beirut SC 41 -1-24-27-510 -0-1012-131 -1-1415-4
11AC Sporting Beirut 40 -1-31-28-620 -0-2014-320 -1-1114-3
12Shabab El Bourj SC 40 -1-31-18-720 -1-1101-120 -0-2017-6
Championship Round
Relegation Round

Fixtures

Fri - 5 Nov 2021
 AC Sporting Beirut   Al-Ahed SCAmin Abdelnour Stadium
 Tadamon Sour SC   Al-Ansar SCSour Municipal Stadium
 Sagesse SC   Nejmeh SCFouad Chehab Stadium
Sat - 6 Nov 2021
 AC Tripoli   Akhaa Ahli Aley FCTripoli Municipal Stadium
 Shabab Al Sahel FC   Bourj FCFouad Chehab Stadium
Fri - 19 Nov 2021
 Akhaa Ahli Aley FC   Tadamon Sour SCAmin Abdelnour Stadium
Sat - 20 Nov 2021
 Safa Beirut SC   Bourj FCAmin Abdelnour Stadium
 AC Tripoli   Shabab El Bourj SCTripoli Municipal Stadium
 Nejmeh SC   AC Sporting BeirutFouad Chehab Stadium
Sun - 21 Nov 2021
 Shabab Al Sahel FC   Sagesse SCAl Ahed Stadium
 Al-Ansar SC   Al-Ahed SCFouad Chehab Stadium
Tue - 21 Dec 2021
 AC Sporting Beirut   Shabab Al Sahel FCAmin Abdelnour Stadium
 Tadamon Sour SC   Al-Ahed SCSour Municipal Stadium
 Al-Ansar SC   Nejmeh SCFouad Chehab Stadium
Wed - 22 Dec 2021
 AC Tripoli   Bourj FCTripoli Municipal Stadium
 Sagesse SC   Safa Beirut SCFouad Chehab Stadium
Mon - 27 Dec 2021
 Tadamon Sour SC   Nejmeh SCSour Municipal Stadium
 Akhaa Ahli Aley FC   Al-Ahed SCAmin Abdelnour Stadium

Results

Mon - 18 Oct 2021
Sun - 17 Oct 2021
Sat - 16 Oct 2021
 Sagesse SC 03 Al-Ahed SCFouad Chehab Stadium
Thu - 30 Sep 2021
 Al-Ahed SC 21 Shabab El Bourj SCAl Ahed Stadium
Sun - 26 Sep 2021
 Nejmeh SC 50 Shabab El Bourj SCFouad Chehab Stadium
 Akhaa Ahli Aley FC 01 Safa Beirut SCAmin Abdelnour Stadium
Sat - 25 Sep 2021
 Al-Ansar SC 00 AC Sporting BeirutFouad Chehab Stadium
 Shabab Al Sahel FC 41 AC TripoliAl Ahed Stadium
 Bourj FC 11 Al-Ahed SCAmin Abdelnour Stadium
 Tadamon Sour SC 01 Sagesse SCSour Municipal Stadium
Sun - 19 Sep 2021
 AC Tripoli 00 Nejmeh SCTripoli Municipal Stadium
 Bourj FC 11 Tadamon Sour SCAmin Abdelnour Stadium
Sat - 18 Sep 2021
 Sagesse SC 03 Al-Ansar SCFouad Chehab Stadium
Fri - 17 Sep 2021
Mon - 13 Sep 2021
 AC Tripoli 01 Al-Ahed SCFouad Chehab Stadium
Sun - 12 Sep 2021
 Nejmeh SC 00 Safa Beirut SCFouad Chehab Stadium