Qatar Stars League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2022-2023
Location
Qatar
Abbreviation
QAT1

Summary

The UAE Pro League (QAT1), or Persian Gulf League (QAT1), is the top football league in the United Arab Emirates football system. At the end of the 2022-2023 QAT1 season, the QAT1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2024 AFC Champions League - Group Stage:
    • 1st place 2022-2023 QAT1 team
  • 2024 AFC Champions League - Playoff Round:
    • 2nd and 3rd place 2022-2023 QAT1 teams

The winner of the 2023 Emir of Qatar Cup, typically an QAT1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2024 AFC Champions League.

There will be an extended break in play from 15 Sep 2022 to 20 Dec 2022 due to the 2022 Men's World Cup.

Leagues Pyramid - Qatar

Abbrev League # of Teams
QAT1 Qatar Stars League 12
QAT2 Qatari Second Division 8

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

11 Sep 2021 - 15 Mar 2022  12: QAT1 (10 minimum), QAT2 (2 maximum)

Season Format

Each QAT1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 11 QAT1 teams for a total of 22 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 2022-2023 Regular season, the 12th place QAT1 team will be relegated directly to the QAT2, and the 11th place team will enter into a one match Promotion/Relegation playoff with the 2nd place QAT2 team.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Al-Arabi SC 75 -1-116-136743 -0-1964232 -1-07725
2Al Wakrah SC 74 -3-015-1661032 -1-0761542 -2-081055
3Al-Duhail SC 74 -2-114-137642 -1-1786232 -1-07514
4Al-Gharafa SC 73 -3-112-1311242 -2-0875231 -1-14660
5Al Ahli SC (Doha) 72 -4-110-1312130 -3-0366042 -1-17761
6Al-Shamal SC 73 -1-310-88031 -1-1444042 -0-26440
7Qatar SC 73 -1-310-510-542 -1-1734-131 -0-2326-4
8Al-Markhiya SC 72 -2-38-810-221 -0-1344051 -2-2546-2
9Al-Sadd SC 72 -1-47-1214-231 -0-2356-141 -1-2478-1
10Umm-Salal SC 71 -4-27-59-451 -3-1633020 -1-1126-4
11Al-Sailiya SC 71 -1-54-714-741 -0-33510-530 -1-2124-2
12Al-Rayyan SC 70 -1-61-410-630 -0-3025-340 -1-3125-3
2024 AFCCL
Relegation Playoff
Relegation to QAT2

Fixtures

Wed - 21 Dec 2022
 Al-Duhail SC   Al-Gharafa SCAbdullah bin Khalifa Stadium
 Al Ahli SC (Doha)   Al-Arabi SCHamad bin Khalifa Stadium
 Umm-Salal SC   Al-Markhiya SCAl-Gharrafa Stadium
Thu - 22 Dec 2022
 Al-Shamal SC   Al Wakrah SCAl-Khor Stadium
 Al-Sadd SC   Qatar SCJassim Bin Hamad Stadium
 Al-Rayyan SC   Al-Sailiya SCAhmed Bin Ali Stadium
Wed - 28 Dec 2022
 Al-Duhail SC   Umm-Salal SCAbdullah bin Khalifa Stadium
 Al Wakrah SC   Al-Arabi SCSaoud bin Abdulrahman Stadium
 Al-Rayyan SC   Al-Sadd SCAhmed Bin Ali Stadium
Thu - 29 Dec 2022
 Qatar SC   Al-Gharafa SCQatar SC Stadium
 Al-Sailiya SC   Al Ahli SC (Doha)Hamad bin Khalifa Stadium
 Al-Markhiya SC   Al-Shamal SCSaoud bin Abdulrahman Stadium

Results

Wed - 14 Sep 2022
 Al Wakrah SC 21 Al-Sadd SCJassim Bin Hamad Stadium
 Qatar SC 10 Al-Rayyan SCQatar SC Stadium
 Al-Shamal SC 22 Al Ahli SC (Doha)Qatar SC Stadium
Tue - 13 Sep 2022
 Umm-Salal SC 11 Al-Arabi SCGrand Hamad Stadium
 Al-Gharafa SC 21 Al-Markhiya SCAbdullah bin Khalifa Stadium
 Al-Duhail SC 11 Al-Sailiya SCAbdullah bin Khalifa Stadium
Wed - 7 Sep 2022
 Al-Duhail SC 30 Qatar SCAbdullah bin Khalifa Stadium
 Al Ahli SC (Doha) 22 Al Wakrah SCGrand Hamad Stadium
 Al-Rayyan SC 12 Al-Markhiya SCGrand Hamad Stadium
Tue - 6 Sep 2022
 Al-Gharafa SC 22 Umm-Salal SCQatar SC Stadium
 Al-Sailiya SC 15 Al-Arabi SCJassim Bin Hamad Stadium
 Al-Sadd SC 12 Al-Shamal SCJassim Bin Hamad Stadium
Wed - 31 Aug 2022
 Al-Arabi SC 03 Al-Duhail SCKhalifa International Stadium
 Al Ahli SC (Doha) 33 Al-Gharafa SCAl Thumama Stadium
Tue - 30 Aug 2022
 Al-Sailiya SC 12 Al-Sadd SCEducation City Stadium
 Umm-Salal SC 00 Al-Rayyan SCAhmed Bin Ali Stadium
Mon - 29 Aug 2022
 Qatar SC 10 Al-Shamal SCAl Janoub Stadium
 Al Wakrah SC 00 Al-Markhiya SCAhmed Bin Ali Stadium
Wed - 24 Aug 2022
 Al-Shamal SC 01 Al-Arabi SCAl Thumama Stadium
 Umm-Salal SC 10 Al-Sailiya SCEducation City Stadium