2011–12 Lebanese Premier League

The 2011–12 Lebanese Premier League was the 52nd season of top-tier football in Lebanon. A total of twelve teams competed in the league, with Al Ahed the defending champions.

Lebanese Premier League
Season2011–12
ChampionsSafa
AFC CupSafa
Al-Ansar
UAFA CupAl Nejmeh
Matches played264
Goals scored343 (1.3 per match)
Top goalscorerLebanon Mohamad Haidar (12)

TeamsEdit

Shabab Al-Ghazieh and Al Islah were relegated to the second level of Lebanese football after ending the 2010–11 season in the bottom two places. Promoted from the second level were Al-Ahli Saida and Tripoli SC

Stadia and locationsEdit

 
 
Beirut
 
Tyre
 
Aley
 
Tripoli
 
Sidon
Locations of teams in the 2011–12 Lebanese Premier League
Club Location Stadium Stadium capacity
Al Ahed Beirut Beirut Municipal Stadium 22,500
Al-Ansar Beirut Beirut Municipal Stadium 22,500
Tripoli SC Tripoli Tripoli Municipal Stadium 22,000
Al-Mabarrah Beirut Mabarra Stadium 5,000
Al-Nejmeh Beirut Rafic El-Hariri Stadium 15,000
Al-Tadamon Tyre Sour Stadium 6,500
Racing Beirut Fouad Shehab Stadium 5,000
Safa Beirut Safa Stadium 4,000
Shabab Al-Sahel Beirut Beirut Municipal Stadium 22,500
Al-Ahli Saida Sidon Saida International Stadium 22,600
Al-Akhaa Aley Amin AbdelNour Stadium 3,500
Salam Sour Tyre Sour Stadium 6,500

Personnel and sponsorshipEdit

Team Chairman Head Coach Captain Kitmaker Shirt sponsor
Al Ahed   Ousama Helbawi   Mohamad Al Sahel   Abbas Kanaan Lotto Al-Manar
Al-Ansar   Karim Diab   Jamal Taha   Sami Al Shoum Lotto
Tripoli SC       Ibrahim Sweidan Lotto
Al-Mabarrah   Ahmad Fadallah   Assaf   Ismail Kassem Lotto Bahman Hospital
Al-Nejmeh   Mohammad Amin Daouk   Moussa Hojeij   Abbas Ahmed Atwi Joma Banque de la Méditerranée
Al-Tadamon   Nassir Basma   Mohammad Zheir   Bilal Hajjo Adidas Yasour.org
Racing   George Farah   David Nakhid   Hassan Koleit Adidas
Safa   Issam Al-Sayegh   Akram Ahmad Salman   Khodor Salameh Joma Net-Gaz
Shabab Al-Sahel  Samir Dbooq   Hajj Hammoud   Ali Mtairik Adidas S.G.H
Al-Ahli Saida   Ahmad Harriri     Ahmad Atwi Adidas
Al-Akhaa   Ali Abdl Lateef   Samir Saad   Ahmad Diab Lotto
Salam Sour   Bilal Bittar   Foad Saad   Ousama Haidar Adidas

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Safa 22 17 4 1 50 15 +35 55 2013 AFC Cup Group stage
2 Al Nejmeh 22 16 3 3 37 16 +21 51
3 Al Ahed 22 14 6 2 40 17 +23 48
4 Al Ansar 22 13 5 4 38 18 +20 44 2013 AFC Cup Group stage[a]
5 Al-Akhaa Al-Ahli Aley 22 8 4 10 28 32 −4 28
6 Shabab Al-Sahel 22 7 6 9 25 26 −1 27
7 Tripoli SC 22 5 9 8 26 26 0 24
8 Racing Beirut 22 5 8 9 18 25 −7 23
9 Salam Sour 22 5 6 11 28 38 −10 21
10 Al-Tadamon Tyre 22 3 11 8 14 26 −12 20
11 Al-Mabarrah (R) 22 3 4 15 21 44 −23 13 Relegation to Lebanese Second Division
12 Al-Ahli Saida (R) 22 2 4 16 18 53 −35 10
Updated to match(es) played on 4 May 2012. Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(R) Relegated.
Notes:

Fixtures and resultsEdit

Home \ Away AHD ALS AKA ANS AMB NJM TAD RCB SFA SLS SAS TSC
Al Ahed 3–0 2–2 1–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 1–0 2–2
Al-Ahli Saida 0–2 1–3 1–3 0–1 0–1 1–0 1–1 0–4 3–3 1–1 2–1
Al-Akhaa Al-Ahli Aley 1–5 4–1 0–1 3–3 1–0 0–1 0–1 1–0 1–1 3–1
Al Ansar 1–0 4–2 1–2 3–2 0–0 0–1 1–0 3–1 2–3 2–0
Al-Mabarrah 1–2 4–0 2–2 0–1 2–4 0–2 1–4 1–3 3–2 0–2 1–3
Al Nejmeh 0–3 2–2 2–1 2–0 3–0 3–1 1–0 0–1 2–1 1–0
Al-Tadamon Tyre 1–2 1–0 1–0 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–3 1–1 1–1 0–0
Racing Beirut 0–2 2–0 0–1 0–2 1–0 0–3 1–1 2–2 0–0 1–1 1–1
Safa 2–0 2–1 2–0 0–1 5–1 0–0 3–1 3–0 2–1
Salam Sour 2–1 2–2 1–3 1–0 1–2 0–0 2–2 2–3 0–2 0–0
Shabab Al-Sahel 0–2 3–1 4–1 0–1 1–1 0–2 1–0 1–1 0–2 1–3 1–3
Tripoli SC 2–2 5–2 2–1 2–2 0–0 1–2 0–0 2–0 0–0 2–3 0–1
Updated to match(es) played on 30 April 2012. Source: FIFA
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

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