Lebanese Premier League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2022-2023
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 2022-2023 LIB1 season, the LIB1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2024 AFC Champions League - Qualifying Playoffs:
    • 1st place 2022-2023 LIB1 Championship Round team
  • 2024 AFC Cup - Group Stage:
    • 2nd and 3rd place 2022-2023 LIB1 Championship Round teams

The winner of the 2023 Lebanese FA Cup, typically an LIB1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2024 AFC Cup.

Leagues Pyramid - Lebanon

Abbrev League # of Teams
LIB1 Lebanese Premier League 12
LIB2 Lebanese Second Divison 12
LIB3 Lebanese Third Divison 28
LIB3 Lebanese Fourth Divison -
LIB3 Lebanese Fifth Divison -

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

2 Sep 2022 - 1 May 2023  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 twice (10 more matches) to determine final rankings for 2024 AFC Champions League and 2024 AFC Cup placements. In the Relegation Round, the bottom six teams play each other twice (10 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 drawing.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2022-2023 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
1Al-Ansar SC 107 -3-024-2662053 -2-01194554 -1-01317215
2Shabab Al Sahel FC 107 -3-024-1751243 -1-01081764 -2-014945
3Nejmeh SC 107 -2-123-1751243 -0-1962464 -2-0141138
4Bourj FC 107 -1-222-1711663 -1-2101010044 -0-012716
5Al-Ahed SC 106 -3-121-1761120 -1-1112-186 -2-02016412
6Tadamon Sour SC 102 -3-59-1014-482 -2-48811-320 -1-1123-1
7Chabab Ghazieh SC 102 -3-59-916-741 -1-2446-261 -2-35510-5
8Safa Beirut SC 102 -3-59-815-771 -2-45513-831 -1-14321
9Sagesse SC 102 -1-77-712-540 -0-4006-662 -1-37761
10Akhaa Ahli Aley FC 102 -1-77-1022-1251 -0-4349-551 -1-34613-7
11Salam Zgharta FC 101 -3-66-614-850 -2-3238-551 -1-3436-3
12AC Tripoli 100 -4-64-422-1860 -3-33315-1240 -1-3117-6
Championship Round
Relegation Round

Results

Sun - 4 Dec 2022
 Chabab Ghazieh SC 10 AC TripoliAl Ansar Stadium
 Salam Zgharta FC 00 Safa Beirut SCSalam Zgharta Club Stadium
 Al-Ansar SC 11 Al-Ahed SCFouad Shehab Stadium
Sat - 3 Dec 2022
 Sagesse SC 01 Akhaa Ahli Aley FCAl Safa SC Stadium
 Tadamon Sour SC 12 Shabab Al Sahel FCSour Municipal Stadium
Fri - 2 Dec 2022
 Bourj FC 14 Nejmeh SCFouad Shehab Stadium
Sun - 27 Nov 2022
 Tadamon Sour SC 00 Nejmeh SCFouad Shehab Stadium
 Al-Ansar SC 10 Sagesse SCAmin Abdelnour Stadium
Sat - 26 Nov 2022
 Bourj FC 00 Al-Ahed SCFouad Shehab Stadium
 Salam Zgharta FC 11 Chabab Ghazieh SCSalam Zgharta Club Stadium
 Safa Beirut SC 02 Shabab Al Sahel FCAl Safa SC Stadium
Fri - 25 Nov 2022
 AC Tripoli 22 Akhaa Ahli Aley FCTripoli Municipal Stadium
Sun - 20 Nov 2022
 Al-Ansar SC PSPD Nejmeh SCFouad Shehab Stadium
 Bourj FC PSPD Shabab Al Sahel FCAmin Abdelnour Stadium
 Safa Beirut SC PSPD AC TripoliAl Safa SC Stadium
 Tadamon Sour SC PSPD Salam Zgharta FCSour Municipal Stadium
Sat - 19 Nov 2022
Fri - 18 Nov 2022
 Sagesse SC PSPD Al-Ahed SCFouad Shehab Stadium
Sun - 30 Oct 2022
 AC Tripoli 11 Salam Zgharta FCTripoli Municipal Stadium
 Al-Ansar SC 30 Akhaa Ahli Aley FCAmin Abdelnour Stadium