2011–12 Pakistan Premier League

The 2011 season is the 57th season of Pakistan domestic football and the 8th season of the Pakistan Premier League, and started on 5 July 2011 under the auspices of Pakistan Football Federation (PFF). The season ending on 29 December with mid season break between 30 July and 14 September.

Pakistan Premier League
Season2011–12
ChampionsKhan Research Laboratories
2nd Premier League title
2nd Pakistani title
RelegatedPakistan Police
Pak Elektron
2012 AFC President's CupKhan Research Laboratories
Matches played240
Goals scored556 (2.32 per match)
Top goalscorerJadeed Khan (22 goals)
Biggest home winHabib Bank 9–1 Pak Elektron
(16 September 2011)[1]
Biggest away winKarachi Port Trust 0–4 Pakistan Airlines
Karachi Port Trust 0–4 Khan Research Laboratories
Pakistan Airlines 0–4 Khan Research Laboratories
Muslim 0–4 Khan Research Laboratories
Highest scoringHabib Bank 9–1 Pak Elektron
(16 September 2011)[1]
Longest winning run10 games
Khan Research Laboratories
Longest unbeaten run24 games
Khan Research Laboratories
Longest winless run22 games
Pak Elektron
Longest losing run9 games
Pak Elektron

KRL F.C. under head coach Tariq Lufti were crowned champions after losing only one game the whole season. They also took the winners prize of Rs 700,000. Afghan Club were the surprise of the season after finished second, the first time since the PPL started that a non-departmental club finished in the top three and took Rs 500,00. Pakistan Army F.C. finished third and were given Rs 400,00.

PIA F.C. took the Fair-Play trophy and Rs 100,000. Cheques of Rs 100,000 each were handed over to the leading scorer Jadeed Khan Pathan (Afghan Club, 22 goals) and the best goalkeeper Jaffar Khan (Pakistan Army F.C.).

The best player award and a prize of Rs 150,000 went to KRL F.C.’s skipper Samar Ishaq. Rs100,000 each went to the best referee Waheed Murad and the best match commissioner Zaman Khan from Rawalpindi. The best assistant referee Adnan Anjum received Rs50,000. Pakistan Police F.C. and PEL F.C. were both relegated.

FormatEdit

Teams play each other on a home and away basis

The winners will represent Pakistan at the 2012 AFC President's Cup. The bottom two teams will be relegated to the Pakistan Football Federation League.

TeamsEdit

SSGC F.C. and Young Blood F.C. were relegated at the end of the 2010 campaign and were replaced by Muslim F.C. and Pakistan Police F.C., both representing the city of Quetta.

Location and stadiaEdit

Club City Stadium Capacity
Afghan F.C. Chaman Jamal Nasir Stadium 12,000
Baloch F.C. Nushki Nushki Stadium 3,000
Habib Bank Limited F.C. Karachi Peoples Football Stadium 40,000
Karachi Electric Supply Corporation F.C. Karachi Peoples Football Stadium 40,000
Pak Elektron Limited Football Club. Quetta Sadiq Shaheed Stadium 5,000
Karachi Port Trust F.C Karachi Karachi Port Trust Stadium 6,000
Khan Research Laboratories F.C. Rawalpindi KRL Stadium 8,000
Muslim F.C. Quetta Sadiq Shaheed Stadium 5,000
National Bank of Pakistan F.C. Karachi Karachi Port Trust Stadium 6,000
Pakistan Air Force F.C. Rawalpindi Municipal Stadium 1,000
Pakistan Army F.C. Rawalpindi Army Stadium 7,000
Pakistan International Airlines F.C. Karachi Karachi Port Trust Stadium 6,000
Pakistan Navy F.C. Rawalpindi Municipal Stadium 1,000
Pakistan Police F.C. Quetta Sadiq Shaheed Stadium 5,000
PMC Club Athletico Faisalabad Faisalabad Railways Ground 20,000
Water & Power Development Authority F.C. Lahore Railway Stadium 5,000

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Khan Research Laboratories (C) 30 24 5 1 56 10 +46 77 2012 AFC President's Cup
2 Afghan Chaman 30 16 9 5 52 24 +28 57
3 Pakistan Army 30 17 6 7 35 22 +13 57
4 WAPDA 30 15 7 8 41 25 +16 52
5 Karachi Electric Supply Corporation 30 15 6 9 41 30 +11 51
6 Muslim 30 15 6 9 40 33 +7 51
7 Pakistan Airlines 30 14 7 9 50 33 +17 49
8 National Bank 30 14 3 13 41 26 +15 45
9 Habib Bank 30 10 10 10 34 29 +5 40
10 Pakistan Navy 30 8 11 11 34 34 0 35
11 Pakistan Airforce 30 7 12 11 23 29 −6 33
12 Karachi Port Trust 30 9 5 16 38 58 −20 32
13 Baloch Nushki 30 7 7 16 26 40 −14 28
14 PMC Athletico 30 7 6 17 17 36 −19 27
15 Pakistan Police (R) 30 7 3 20 28 63 −35 24 Relegation to 2012–13 Pakistan Federation Football League
16 Pak Elektron (R) 30 1 5 24 10 74 −64 8
Updated to match(es) played on 29 December 2011. Source: FPDC
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

StatisticsEdit

Hat-tricksEdit

Player For Against Result Date Ref.
Mohammad Atif Habib Bank Pak Elektron 9–1 16 September 2011 [1]
Zahid Ahmed Pakistan Police Pak Elektron 4–0 21 September 2011 [2]
Muhammad Essa Karachi Electric Supply Corporation Pakistan Police 4–1 24 September 2011 [3]
Zabiullah4 Afghan Chaman Baloch Nushki 4–1 4 November 2011 [4]
Nomi Gill Martin Pakistan Navy Habib Bank 3–0 15 November 2011 [5]
Jadeed Khan Afghan Chaman Baloch Nushki 3–1 12 December 2011 [6]

4 Player scored four goals

ChampionsEdit

 Pakistan Premier League 2011 
KRL F.C.
2nd title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "HBL hammer lowly PEL 9–1 in PPL 2011". FPDC. September 17, 2011.
  2. ^ "Police stun PIA in PPL 2011". FPDC. September 22, 2011.
  3. ^ "Essa hat-trick helps KESC crush Police". FPDC. September 25, 2011.
  4. ^ "KESC edge past NBP, Afghan thrash Baloch". FPDC. November 5, 2011.
  5. ^ "Nomi hat-trick inspires Navy in PPL". FPDC. November 16, 2011.
  6. ^ "PPL, PFFL results". FPDC. December 13, 2011.

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