Pro League

CountrySaudi-ArabiaSaudi-Arabia
Season2023

The Saudi Professional League, commonly known as the Pro League, is the top-tier football league in Saudi Arabia. Established in 1976, the league has grown to become a significant part of the country's sports culture and a major contributor to the development of football in the region.

The Pro League is governed by the Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) and is contested by 16 teams. The league operates on a promotion and relegation system with the Prince Mohammad bin Salman League, the second-tier football league in Saudi Arabia. The season typically runs from August to May, with each team playing 30 matches.

Over the years, the Pro League has produced some of the finest talents in Saudi Arabian football, many of whom have gone on to represent the national team in international competitions. The league has also attracted top players and coaches from around the world, enhancing its competitiveness and global appeal.

The Pro League has been dominated by a few teams since its inception. Al-Hilal, Al-Nassr, Al-Ittihad, and Al-Ahli are among the most successful clubs in the league's history, winning numerous championships and producing many of the league's top players.

In 2019, the Pro League was renamed the Saudi Professional League for sponsorship reasons. This move was part of a broader effort to commercialize the league and attract foreign investment. The league has since signed several lucrative sponsorship deals, which have significantly increased its revenue and financial stability.

The Pro League has also made significant strides in improving its infrastructure and facilities. Many of the stadiums used by Pro League teams are state-of-the-art, offering fans a world-class matchday experience. The King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, which has a capacity of over 68,000, is one of the most iconic stadiums in the league.

In recent years, the Pro League has been at the forefront of efforts to promote football in Saudi Arabia and the wider Middle East. The league has launched several initiatives aimed at developing local talent and increasing participation in football at all levels. These efforts have been instrumental in raising the profile of Saudi Arabian football both regionally and internationally.

The Pro League's influence extends beyond the football pitch. The league has been a powerful social and cultural force in Saudi Arabia, fostering a sense of national pride and unity. It has also played a key role in promoting Saudi Arabia as a destination for sports tourism.

Despite facing numerous challenges, the Pro League has shown remarkable resilience and adaptability. The league has managed to maintain its popularity and relevance in a rapidly changing sports landscape, thanks to its commitment to innovation and excellence.

In conclusion, the Saudi Professional League, or Pro League, is more than just a football league. It is a symbol of Saudi Arabia's passion for football, a catalyst for social change, and a testament to the country's ambition to become a global sports powerhouse.

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Pro League Top Scorers

The current top scorer list for Pro League in 2023

Player Team Goals
al-nassr 26
al-hilal-saudi-fc 22
al-ittihad-fc 18
al-nassr 16
dhamk 15
al-wehda-club 12
al-hilal-saudi-fc 12
al-taee 11
al-fayha 10
al-hilal-saudi-fc 10

Pro League standings

Rank Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Al-Hilal Saudi FC players, news and schedule Al-Hilal Saudi FC 26 24 2 0 79 16 63 74
2 Al-Nassr players, news and schedule Al-Nassr 26 20 2 4 79 34 45 62
3 Al-Ahli Jeddah players, news and schedule Al-Ahli Jeddah 26 15 6 5 52 27 25 51
4 Al-Ittihad FC players, news and schedule Al-Ittihad FC 26 14 4 8 51 35 16 46
5 Al Taawon players, news and schedule Al Taawon 26 13 7 6 46 30 16 46
6 Al-Ettifaq players, news and schedule Al-Ettifaq 25 9 9 7 32 27 5 36
7 Damac players, news and schedule Damac 26 9 8 9 38 32 6 35
8 Al-Fateh players, news and schedule Al-Fateh 25 9 7 9 42 38 4 34
9 Al Khaleej Saihat players, news and schedule Al Khaleej Saihat 26 9 7 10 30 34 -4 34
10 Al-Fayha players, news and schedule Al-Fayha 26 8 8 10 33 43 -10 32
11 Al Wehda Club players, news and schedule Al Wehda Club 26 9 3 14 40 46 -6 30
12 Al Shabab players, news and schedule Al Shabab 25 7 7 11 30 35 -5 28
13 Al-Raed players, news and schedule Al-Raed 26 7 6 13 33 40 -7 27
14 Al Riyadh players, news and schedule Al Riyadh 25 6 7 12 23 46 -23 25
15 Al Akhdoud players, news and schedule Al Akhdoud 26 7 3 16 22 42 -20 24
16 Al Taee players, news and schedule Al Taee 26 6 4 16 27 55 -28 22
17 Abha players, news and schedule Abha 26 6 4 16 29 68 -39 22
18 Al-Hazm players, news and schedule Al-Hazm 26 2 10 14 25 63 -38 16

Prediction Stats

Correct Strike rate
Winner 114/153 75%
Over/Under 38/40 95%
League Correct %
Pro League logo Pro League 44/53 83%
Cup logo Cup 9/11 82%
Primera División - Apertura logo Primera División - Apertura 28/34 82%
Premier League logo Premier League 50/62 81%
World Cup - Qualification Asia logo World Cup - Qualification Asia 28/35 80%
First League logo First League 118/150 79%
Liga 1 logo Liga 1 65/83 78%
Super League 1 logo Super League 1 113/144 78%
Primera División Femenina logo Primera División Femenina 103/136 76%
Liga Pro logo Liga Pro 130/170 76%