Qatar Stars League

The Qatar Stars League is a professional football league in Qatar. It also forms the highest football league in the country. Since 1963, the league will be played with frequently changing names. The first Master was Al- Maref, the reigning champion Al -Sadd, who with 13 tracks record champion is. In the past, the league consisted of usually ten teams from the 2009/10 season was topped the league and played with twelve teams, so there was no sporting relegated in the previous season ended. For the 2013/14 season the league has been supplemented by two other teams, which had to descend again no club in the previous season.


Will be wearing the championship with back and leg matches, each team competes against each other twice. The Master qualifies along with the winner of the Emir of Qatar Cup for the AFC Champions League. The last of the table descends to the second division.

Clubs in the 2013/14 season

Previous titleholders

  • 2003/ 04: Al -Sadd
  • 2004/ 05: Al- Gharafa
  • 2005/ 06: Al -Sadd
  • 2006/ 07: Al -Sadd
  • 2007/ 08: Al- Gharafa
  • 2008/ 09: Al- Gharafa
  • 2009/10: Al- Gharafa
  • 2010/11: Lekhwiya
  • 2011/12: Lekhwiya
  • 2012/13: Al -Sadd

Former well-known player in the league

In the Qatar Stars League played in recent years many foreign stars and professionals. Below is a selection of the best known:

Al -Ahli SC:

  • Spain Josep Guardiola

Al -Arabi:

Al -Sadd:

Al- Rayyan:

Al- Wakra:

  • France Frank Leboeuf
  • Iraq Emad Mohammed
  • Iraq Ahmed Radhi

Al- Gharafa

Al -Khor Sports Club

Qatar Sports Club: