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Saudi Professional League
Country Saudi Arabia
Confederation AFC
Founded 17 October 1943
Level 1
Number of teams 14
Relegation to Saudi First Division
Current champions Al-Nassr (2013-2014)
Most successful club Al-Hilal (13)
TV partners Al Riyadiah


The Saudi Professional League (Arabic: دوري المحترفين السعودي) is the main football competition in Saudi Arabia. The first competition was held in the 1976–77 season.

List of teams (2014–15 season)

Club Position in 2013/14
Al-Ahli, Jeddah 3rd
Al-Faisaly, Harmah 7th
Al-Fateh, Al-Hasa 10th
Al-Hilal, Riyadh 2nd
Al-Ittihad, Jeddah 6th
Al-Khaleej, Saihat 2nd in the Saudi First Division
Al-Nassr, Riyadh 1st
Al-Orobah, Al-Jawf 8th
Al-Raed, Buraydah 9th
Al Shabab, Riyadh 4th
Al-Shoalah, Al-Kharj 12th
Al-Taawon, Buraydah 5th
Hajer Club, Al-Ahsa 1st in the Saudi First Division
Najran SC, Najran 11th

Performance by club

Most successful clubs

No. Club Winners Runners-up Winning Years
1 Al-Hilal
13
13
1977, 1979, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2011
2 Al-Ittihad
8
7
1982, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2007, 2009
3 Al-Nassr
7
5
1976, 1980, 1981, 1989, 1994, 1995, 2014
4 Al-Shabab
6
5
1991, 1992, 1993, 2004, 2006, 2012
5 Al-Ahli
2
6
1978, 1984
6 Al-Ettifaq
2
2
1983, 1987
7 Al-Fateh
1
0
2013

Total titles won by town or city

Town or city Number of titles Clubs
Riyadh
25
Al-Hilal (13), Al-Nassr (7), Al-Shabab (6)
Jeddah
10
Al-Ittihad (8), Al-Ahli (2)
Dammam
2
Al-Ettifaq (2)
Al-Hasa
1
Al-Fateh (1)

References

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