Saudi Professional League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2022-2023
Location
Saudi Arabia
Abbreviation
KSA1

Summary

The Saudi Professional League (KSA1) is the top football league in the Saudi Arabia football system. At the end of the 2022-2023 KSA1 season, the KSA1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2024 AFC Champions League - Group Stage:
    • 1st, 2nd and 3rd place 2022-2023 KSA1 teams
  • 2024 AFC Champions League - Playoff Round:
    • 4th place 2022-2023 KSA1 team

The winner of 2022-2023 The Custodian Of The Two Holy Mosques Cup or King Cup, typically an KSA1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2024 AFC Champions League.

Leagues Pyramid - Saudi Arabia

Abbrev League # of Teams
KSA1 Saudi Professional League 16
KSA2 Saudi First Division League 18
KSA3 Saudi Second Division 32
KSA4 Saudi Third Division 32 (final stage)

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

25 Aug 2022 - 27 Jun 2023  16: KSA1 (14), KSA2 (2)

Season Format

Each KSA1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 15 KSA1 teams for a total of 30 league matches. 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) Fair-play ranking.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2022-2023 Regular season, the 15th and 16th place KSA1 teams will be relegated directly to the KSA2.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Al-Shabab FC 44 -0-012-1201222 -0-0670722 -0-06505
2Al-Hilal FC (Riyadh) 44 -0-012-80822 -0-0650522 -0-06303
3Al-Ittihad FC 43 -1-010-60621 -1-0420222 -0-06404
4Al-Nassr FC 43 -0-19-72522 -0-0631221 -0-13413
5Al-Tai FC 43 -0-19-45-122 -0-0620221 -0-1325-3
6Al Taawon FC 42 -2-08-52321 -1-0421121 -1-04312
7Damac FC 42 -1-17-54111 -0-0321131 -1-14330
8Al-Raed SFC 42 -0-26-44021 -0-1311021 -0-13330
9Al-Ettifaq FC 41 -1-24-54131 -0-2354110 -1-01000
10Abha Club 41 -1-24-37-431 -1-1436-310 -0-1001-1
11Al-Fateh SC 41 -0-33-54120 -0-2003-321 -0-13514
12Al-Wehda Club 41 -0-33-15-411 -0-0310130 -0-3005-5
13Al-Fayha FC 40 -2-22-25-320 -1-1112-120 -1-1113-2
14Al-Khaleej FC 40 -1-31-16-520 -1-1102-220 -0-2014-3
15Al-Adalah FC 40 -1-31-05-520 -0-2004-420 -1-1101-1
16Al-Batin FC 40 -0-40-015-1520 -0-2009-920 -0-2006-6
2023 AFCCL
Relegation

Fixtures

Sun - 25 Dec 2022
 Al-Adalah FC   Abha ClubPrince Abdullah bin Jalawi Stadium
 Al-Batin FC   Al-Raed SFCAl-Batin FC Stadium
 Al-Ettifaq FC   Al-Khaleej FCPrince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium
 Al-Fateh SC   Al-Shabab FCPrince Abdullah bin Jalawi Stadium
 Damac FC   Al-Wehda ClubPrince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Stadium
 Al-Ittihad FC   Al Taawon FCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Jeddah)
 Al-Fayha FC   Al-Tai FCAl Majma'ah Sports City Stadium
Fri - 30 Dec 2022
 Al-Wehda Club   Al-Adalah FCKing Abdulaziz Sports City Stadium (Mecca)
 Al-Khaleej FC   Al-Nassr FCPrince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium
 Abha Club   Al-Ittihad FCPrince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Stadium
 Al-Fateh SC   Al-Fayha FCPrince Abdullah bin Jalawi Stadium
 Al-Raed SFC   Al Taawon FCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Buraidah)
 Al-Tai FC   Al-Batin FCPrince Abdul Aziz bin Musa'ed Stadium
 Al-Shabab FC   Al-Ettifaq FCPrince Faisal bin Fahad Stadium (Jeddah)
 Al-Hilal FC (Riyadh)   Damac FCPrince Faisal bin Fahad Stadium (Jeddah)
Thu - 5 Jan 2023
 Al Taawon FC   Al-Khaleej FCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Buraidah)
 Al-Wehda Club   Al-Shabab FCKing Abdulaziz Sports City Stadium (Mecca)
 Al-Adalah FC   Al-Fateh SCPrince Abdullah bin Jalawi Stadium
 Al-Ettifaq FC   Abha ClubPrince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium

Results

Fri - 16 Sep 2022
 Al-Hilal FC (Riyadh) 30 Al-Wehda ClubPrince Faisal bin Fahad Stadium (Jeddah)
 Abha Club 11 Al-Fayha FCPrince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Stadium
 Al Taawon FC 11 Damac FCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Buraidah)
Thu - 15 Sep 2022
 Al-Ittihad FC 20 Al-Khaleej FCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Jeddah)
 Al-Ettifaq FC 12 Al-Raed SFCPrince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium
 Al-Batin FC 04 Al-Nassr FCAl-Batin FC Stadium
Wed - 14 Sep 2022
 Al-Adalah FC 01 Al-Shabab FCPrince Abdullah bin Jalawi Stadium
 Al-Tai FC 10 Al-Fateh SCPrince Abdul Aziz bin Musa'ed Stadium
Sat - 10 Sep 2022
 Al-Nassr FC 21 Damac FCMrsool Park
 Al-Fayha FC 11 Al Taawon FCAl Majma'ah Sports City Stadium
Fri - 9 Sep 2022
 Al-Raed SFC 01 Al-Ittihad FCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Buraidah)
 Al-Ettifaq FC 30 Al-Batin FCPrince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium
Thu - 8 Sep 2022
 Al-Wehda Club 10 Abha ClubKing Abdulaziz Sports City Stadium (Mecca)
 Al-Shabab FC 40 Al-Tai FCPrince Faisal bin Fahad Stadium (Jeddah)
 Al-Khaleej FC 00 Al-Adalah FCPrince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium
Sun - 4 Sep 2022
 Al-Fateh SC 01 Al-Hilal FC (Riyadh)Prince Abdullah bin Jalawi Stadium
Sat - 3 Sep 2022
 Al-Ittihad FC 00 Al-Ettifaq FCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Jeddah)
 Al Taawon FC 10 Al-Nassr FCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Buraidah)
Fri - 2 Sep 2022
 Damac FC 21 Al-Khaleej FCPrince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Stadium
 Al-Tai FC 10 Al-Adalah FCPrince Abdul Aziz bin Musa'ed Stadium