UAE Pro League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2020-2021
Location
United Arab Emirates
Abbreviation
UAE1

Summary

The UAE Pro League (UAE1), or Persian Gulf League (UAE1), is the top football league in the United Arab Emirates football system. At the end of the 2020-2021 UAE1 season, the UAE1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Group Stage:
    • 1st and 2nd place 2020-2021 UAE1 teams
  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Playoff Round:
    • 3rd place 2020-2021 UAE1 team

The winner of the 2020-2021 UAE President's Cup, typically an UAE1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2022 AFC Champions League.

Leagues Pyramid - United Arab Emirates

Abbrev League # of Teams
UAE1 UAE Pro League 14
UAE2 UAE First Division League 11
UAE3 UAE Second Division League 10

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

9 Sep 2020 - 9 May 2021  14: UAE1 (12), UAE2 (2)

Season Format

Each UAE1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 13 UAE1 teams for a total of 26 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) head-to-head goal difference, (2) head-to-head goals scored, (3) head-to-head away goals scored, (4) total goal difference, (5) total goals scored, (6) total away goals scored, (7) head-to-head points, (8) Fairplay ranking, then (9) a draw.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 Regular season, the 13th and 14th place UAE1 teams will be relegated directly to the UAE2.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Al Jazira SCC 2415 -6-351-602832117 -3-124251015138 -3-227351817
2Baniyas SC 2415 -5-450-442123128 -1-325221210127 -4-12522913
3Sharjah FC 2413 -6-545-452817139 -2-229281315114 -4-31617152
4Al-Nasr Dubai SC 2414 -3-745-432815128 -2-22622139126 -1-51921156
5Shabab Al Ahli Club 2411 -11-244-462818127 -4-125251411124 -7-11921147
6Al-Ain FC 2410 -8-638-38317124 -4-41618171126 -4-22220146
7Al Ittihad Kalba SC 2410 -6-836-2835-7124 -4-4161121-10126 -2-42017143
8Al-Wahda FC 239 -8-635-412912126 -3-32122139113 -5-31419163
9Al Wasl FC 249 -7-834-47434123 -4-5132528-3126 -3-32122157
10Khorfakkan Club 247 -3-1424-3447-13123 -3-61219172124 -0-8121530-15
11Al Dhafra FC 245 -6-1321-3051-21125 -2-5171719-2120 -4-841332-19
12Ajman Club 243 -6-1515-2253-31122 -5-5111420-6121 -1-104833-25
13Fujairah FC 234 -2-1714-2951-22114 -2-5141621-5120 -0-1201330-17
14Hatta Club 242 -3-199-1549-34122 -1-971426-12120 -2-102123-22
AFCCL
AFCCUP
Relegation to UAE2

Fixtures

Fri - 7 May 2021
 Hatta Club   Al Ittihad Kalba SCHamdan Bin Rashid Stadium
 Khorfakkan Club   Fujairah FCSaqr bin Mohammad al Qasimi Stadium
 Ajman Club   Sharjah FCAjman Stadium
 Al Jazira SCC   Al-Ain FCMohammed Bin Zayed Stadium
 Al Dhafra FC   Baniyas SCAl Dhafra Stadium
 Al-Wahda FC   Al-Nasr Dubai SCAl-Nahyan Stadium
Mon - 10 May 2021
 Al Jazira SCC   Khorfakkan ClubMohammed Bin Zayed Stadium
 Baniyas SC   Al-Wahda FCBaniyas Stadium
 Al-Ain FC   Hatta ClubHazza Bin Zayed Stadium
 Al Wasl FC   Al Dhafra FCZa'abeel Stadium
 Al Ittihad Kalba SC   Sharjah FCIttihad Kalba Club Stadium
 Fujairah FC   Ajman ClubFujairah Stadium
Fri - 14 May 2021

Results

Mon - 3 May 2021
 Baniyas SC 00 Shabab Al Ahli ClubBaniyas Stadium
 Sharjah FC 30 Hatta ClubSharjah Stadium
 Ajman Club 33 Al Jazira SCCAjman Stadium
 Al Ittihad Kalba SC 11 Al-Ain FCIttihad Kalba Club Stadium
 Al Wasl FC 12 Khorfakkan ClubZa'abeel Stadium
 Al-Nasr Dubai SC 32 Al Dhafra FCAl-Maktoum Stadium
Sat - 3 Apr 2021
 Sharjah FC 11 Baniyas SCSharjah Stadium
 Khorfakkan Club 23 Ajman ClubSaqr bin Mohammad al Qasimi Stadium
 Al Jazira SCC 32 Al Wasl FCMohammed Bin Zayed Stadium
Fri - 2 Apr 2021
 Al-Ain FC 13 Al-Nasr Dubai SCHazza Bin Zayed Stadium
 Al-Wahda FC 01 Al Ittihad Kalba SCAl-Nahyan Stadium
 Hatta Club 22 Al Dhafra FCHamdan Bin Rashid Stadium
Sun - 21 Mar 2021
 Al-Wahda FC 20 Al Jazira SCCAl-Nahyan Stadium
 Ajman Club 02 Al-Ain FCAjman Stadium
 Fujairah FC 20 Al-Nasr Dubai SCFujairah Stadium
Sat - 20 Mar 2021
 Al Wasl FC 33 Sharjah FCZa'abeel Stadium
 Baniyas SC 10 Hatta ClubBaniyas Stadium
 Al Dhafra FC 12 Shabab Al Ahli ClubAl Dhafra Stadium
 Al Ittihad Kalba SC 21 Khorfakkan ClubIttihad Kalba Club Stadium