Jordanian Pro League
Founded1944; 77 years ago (1944)
CountryJordan
ConfederationAFC
Number of teams12
Level on pyramid1
Relegation toJordan League Division 1
Domestic cup(s)Jordan FA Cup
Jordan FA Shield
Jordan Super Cup
International cup(s)AFC Champions League
AFC Cup
Current championsAl-Wehdat (17th titles)
(2020)
Most championshipsAl-Faisaly (34th titles)
TV partnersJRTV (2012-)
WebsiteOfficial Website
Current: 2021 Jordanian Pro League

The Jordanian Pro League (Arabic: الدوري الأردني للمحترفين‎) is a Jordanian professional league for men's football clubs and represents the top flight of Jordanian football. The championship consists of twelve competing teams in a home and away league system. The league not held in the years : 1948, 1953, 1957, 1958, 1967 , 1968, 1969, and not finished in the 1998 in 2002 the league change calendar to a fall spring season. In 2020 the league return to a spring fall season.[1]

Competition format

Competition

There are 12 clubs in the Premier League. During the course of a season (from March to October) each club plays the others twice (a double round-robin system), once at their home stadium and once at that of their opponents', for 22 games. Teams receive three points for a win and one point for a draw. No points are awarded for a loss. Teams are ranked by total points, then goal difference, and then goals scored. If still equal, teams are deemed to occupy the same position. If there is a tie for the championship, for relegation, or for qualification to other competitions, a play-off match at a neutral venue decides rank.

Promotion and relegation

A system of promotion and relegation exists between the Jordan Premier League and the Jordan League Division 1. The two lowest placed teams in Premier League are relegated to the League Division 1, and the top two teams from the League Division 1 are promoted to the Premier League.

Qualification for Asian competitions

At present, the winners of Jordan Premier League qualify for the AFC Champions League group stage, and the league runners-up qualify for the AFC Cup group stage alongside the winners of Jordan FA Cup.[2] Jordan is one of the most successful countries in the AFC Cup with three titles second after Kuwait, 2 for Al-Faisaly (2005 and 2006) and 1 for Shabab Al-Ordon (2007), more than any other country who has their clubs eligible to play in the AFC Cup.[3]

Clubs

Champions

Source:[4]

Wins by club

Source:[5]

By city

city Championships Clubs
Amman 66 Al-Faisaly (34), Al-Wehdat(17), Al-Ahli (8), Al-Jazeera (3), Shabab Al-Ordon (2), Amman(1), Jordan Club (1).
Ar-Ramtha 2 Al-Ramtha (2)

By Governorate

Governorate Championships Clubs
Amman Governorate 66 Al-Faisaly (34), Al-Wehdat(17), Al-Ahli (8), Al-Jazeera (3), Shabab Al-Ordon (2), Amman(1), Jordan Club (1).
Irbid Governorate 2 Al-Ramtha (2)

Doubles

Three teams have won the double of the jordanian Premier League and the Jordan FA Cup

Club Number Seasons
Al-Faisaly
11
1983, 1989, 1992, 1993, 1999, 2001, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2011-12, 2016-17, 2018-19
Al-Wehdat
5
1996, 1997, 2008-09, 2010-11, 2013-14
Shabab Al-Ordon
1
2005-06


2021 season

Jordanian Pro League 2021
Club Location Stadium Capacity Year Formed
Al-Baqa'a [[Ain Albasha District

]]-[[Balqa Governorate ]]

Amman International Stadium 18,000 1968
Al-Salt Al-Salt Al-Salt Stadium 7,500 1965
Al-Faisaly Amman Amman International Stadium 18,000 1932
Al-Hussein Irbid Irbid Al-Hassan Stadium 12,000 1964
Al-Jalil Irbid Al-Hassan Stadium 12,000 1953
Al-Jazeera Amman Amman International Stadium 18,000 1947
Al-Ramtha Ar-Ramtha Al-Hassan Stadium 12,000 1966
Al-Wehdat Amman King Abdullah Stadium 14,000 1956
Ma'an Ma'an King Abdullah Stadium 14,000 1971
Sahab Sahab King Abdullah Stadium 14,000 1972
Shabab Al-Aqaba Aqaba Prince Mohammed Stadium 15,000 1965
Shabab Al-Ordon Amman Amman International Stadium 18,000 2002

Map

Players

Top scorers by season

Source:[6]

Season Player Club Goals
1944
1945
1946
1947
1949
1950
1951
1952
1954
1955
1956 JordanSultan Al-Odwan Al-Faisaly 13
1959 JordanMuhammad Al Bana Al-Jazeera 13
1960 JordanShafik Adass Al-Jazeera 14
1961 JordanShafik Adass Al-Jazeera 10
1962 JordanAli Teim Al-Ithad 9
1963 JordanIbrahim Musa Caucasian club 9
1964 JordanSultan Al-Odwan Al-Faisaly 9
1965 JordanAdel Eisa, Hasune Yadaj Al-Jazeera, Al-Ahli 13
1966 JordanJamal Hamid Al-Shabab 13
1970
1971 JordanJawdat Abdel-Munem Al-Faisaly 16
1972 JordanMustafa Al-Odwan Al-Faisaly 9
1973 JordanJawdat Abdel-Munem Al-Faisaly 13
1974 JordanWalid Anabtawi Al-Faisaly 6
1975 JordanMuhammed Alhaj-Ali, Hasune Yadaj Al-Jazeera, Al-Ahli 5
1976 JordanNaser Kandil, Ibrahim Mustafa Al-Wehdat, Al-Faisaly 11
1977 JordanWalid Molla Al-Jeel 8
1978 JordanAhmad Kalil Al-Ahli 6
1979 JordanAhmad Kalil Al-Ahli 11
1980 Jordan Sahel Ghazawy Al-Hussein 14
1981 Jordan Khaled Al-Zubi Al-Ramtha 14
1982 Jordan Munir Mesbah Al-Hussein 9
1983 Jordan Ibrahim Sadiya Amman 13
1984 Jordan Jamal Ibrahim Al-Nasr 12
1985 Jordan Jamal Ibrahim Al-Nasr 15
1986 Jordan Rateb Al-Dawud Al-Ramtha 12
1987 Jordan Faiz Bidaiwi Al-Ramtha 9
1988 Jordan Faiz Bidaiwi Al-Ramtha 10
1989 Jordan Khaled Al-Akori Al-Ramtha 14
1990 Jordan Aref Hussein Al-Hussein 11
1991 Jordan Jihad Abdel-Munem Al-Wehdat 15
1992 Jordan Aref Hussein Al-Hussein 13
1993 Jordan Jeris Tadrus Al-Faisaly 19
1994 Jordan Jeris Tadrus Al-Faisaly 16
1995 Jordan Ibrahim Abdel-Hadi Al-Jalil 18
1996 Jordan Jeris Tadrus Al-Faisaly 13
1997 JordanSubhi Suleiman Al-Faisaly 15
1999 Jordan Bassam Al-Khatib Al-Ahli 22
2000 Jordan Jeris Tadrus Al-Faisaly 24
2001 State of Palestine Fadi Lafi Al-Wehdat 16
2002-03 Jordan Mahmoud Shelbaieh Al-Wehdat 22
2003-04 Jordan Hassan Abdel-Fattah Al-Wehdat 7
2004-05 Egypt Alaa Ibrahim Al-Wehdat 14
2005-06 Jordan Abdel-Hadi Al-Maharmeh Al-Faisaly 14
2006-07 Jordan Awad Ragheb Al-Wehdat 16
2007-08 Jordan Mahmoud Shelbaieh Al-Wehdat 14
2008-09 Jordan Mohammad Abdel-Haleem Al-Baqa'a 13
2009-10 Jordan Ahmed Marei Al-Hussein 14
2010-11 Jordan Mohammad Abdel-Haleem Al-Baqa'a 16
2011-12 Jordan Ahmad Hayel Al-Faisaly 18
2012-13 Jordan Abdallah Deeb Al-Wehdat 14
2013-14 Jordan Hamza Al-Dardour Al-Ramtha 13
2014-15 Syria Moataz Salhani That Ras 11
2015-16 Libya Akram Zuway Al-Hussein 12
2016-17 Syria Mardik Mardikian Al-Jazeera 14
2017-18 Poland Łukasz Gikiewicz Al-Faisaly 14
2018-19 JordanBaha' Faisal Al-Wehdat 15
2020 SenegalAbdulaziz Nday Al-Wehdat 17

All-time top scorers

Source:[7]

Rank Player Club Years Goals
1 Jordan Mahmoud Shelbaieh Al-Wehdat
Al-Jazeera
(1998–2013,2015-16) (2014) 127 (3 with al Jazeera)
2 Jordan Jeris Tadrus Al-Faisaly 1987–2004 112

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See also

References

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  3. ^ "AFC Cup Winners".
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  7. ^ "Mahmoud Shelbaieh becomes All-time top scorers of the Jordanian League".