2013–14 Lebanese Premier League

The 2013–14 Lebanese Premier League is the 54th season of top-tier football in Lebanon. A total of twelve teams are competing in the league, with Safa the defending champions. The season kicked off on 21 September 2013 and will finish around June 2014.

Lebanese Premier League
Season2013–14
Top goalscorerLebanon Adnan Milhem (10 goals)

TeamsEdit

Shabab Al-Ghazieh and Salam Sour were relegated to the second level of Lebanese football after ending the 2012–13 season in the bottom two places. They were replaced by Al-Mabarrah, back after one campaign away after relegation in the 2011–12 league campaign. Salam Zgharta were also promoted and back for the first time since relegation in 2008–09.

Stadia and locationsEdit

 
 
Beirut
 
Tyre
 
Aley
 
Tripoli
 
Sidon
 
Zgharta
Locations of teams in the 2013–14 Lebanese Premier League
Club Location Stadium Stadium capacity
Al Ahed Beirut Beirut Municipal Stadium 22,500
Al Akhaa Al Ahli Aley Amin AbdelNour Stadium 3,500
Al Ansar Beirut Beirut Municipal Stadium 22,500
Al Egtmaaey Tripoli Tripoli Tripoli Municipal Stadium 22,000
Al Mabarrah Beirut Municipal Stadium
Al Nejmeh Beirut Rafic El-Hariri Stadium 15,000
Racing Beirut Beirut Fouad Shehab Stadium 5,000
Safa Beirut Safa Stadium 4,000
Salam Zgharta Zgharta Zgharta Stadium
Shabab Al-Sahel Beirut Beirut Municipal Stadium 22,500
Tadamon Sour Tyre Sour Stadium 6,500
Tripoli SC Tripoli Tripoli Municipal Stadium 22,000

Foreign playersEdit

Club Visa 1 Visa 2 Visa 3 Visa 4 Non-Visa Foreign1 Former Players2
Al Ahed   Boubacar Diallo   Marcelo Dias   Rodolfo Soares   David Střihavka   Mohamad Abu Ateeq None
Al-Akhaa Al-Ahli   Tarek Omrati   Diego Santos   Joziel None   Alexis Khazzaka None
Al-Ansar   Tião   Fahd Aodi   Rodrigo López   Prince Abedi None None
Al Egtmaaey Tripoli   Afrane Yeboah   Frank Boateng None None   Mohammad Ghannam None
Al-Mabarrah   Alaa Baidoun   Mohammed Mansour   Mohammad Hamad None None None
Al Nejmeh   Abd Al Naser Hasan   Ahmed Abdelaziz   Cheikha Sy None None None
Racing Beirut   Admil Precious   Mba Derick Ebi   Lassana Zorro   Haitham Khadoj   Hagob Donabedian None
Safa   Ibrahim Touré   Tamer Haj Mohamad   Georgian Tobă None None None
Salam Zgharta   Khaled Naamani   Ahmad Haj Mohamad   Saleem Cissé None None None
Shabab Al-Sahel   Wasim Abdelhady   Ali Ghalioum   Daniel Odafin   Ali Asaad None None
Tadamon Sour   Zadi Serg Didier   Dogi Jean   Kone Ladgi Tiezan   Konan Rishmond None None
Tripoli SC   Jehad Al Baour   Ammar Zakour   Abdulrahman Akkari   Ibrahim Swidan None None
  • ^1 Those players who were born and started their professional career abroad but have since gained Lebanon Residency.
  • ^2 Foreign players who left their clubs after first half of the season.

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Al Nejmeh 22 12 8 2 48 24 +24 44 2015 AFC Cup Group stage
2 Safa 22 10 9 3 42 23 +19 39
3 Racing Beirut 22 11 5 6 38 31 +7 38
4 Al Ahed 22 10 7 5 30 26 +4 37
5 Al-Akhaa Al-Ahli Aley 22 7 10 5 36 26 +10 31
6 Tripoli SC 22 8 7 7 23 26 −3 31
7 Shabab Al-Sahel 22 6 12 4 40 26 +14 30
8 Al Ansar 22 7 9 6 27 23 +4 30
9 Al-Tadamon Tyre 22 5 7 10 22 31 −9 22
10 Salam Zgharta 22 6 4 12 27 46 −19 22
11 Al-Mabarrah 22 5 3 14 21 50 −29 18
12 Al-Egtmaaey Tripoli 22 2 4 16 26 48 −22 10
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.