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1978–79 Saudi Premier League

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1978–79 Saudi Premier League

Saudi Professional League
Season 1978-79
Champions Al-Hilal
Relegated Al-Ta'ee

The 1978-79 season was the first season involving foreign players. Al-Hilal won the championship for a second time.

Al-Ta'ee and Al-Riyadh were relegated just one season after being promoted.

Stadia and locations

Locations of teams in the 1978-79 Saudi Premier League
Club Location Stadium
Al-Ahli Jeddah Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium
Al-Ettifaq Dammam Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium
Al-Hilal Riyadh King Fahd Stadium
Al-Ittihad Jeddah Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium
Al-Nahda Khobar Prince Saud bin Jalawi Stadium
Al-Nasr Riyadh King Fahd Stadium
Al-Qadisiya Al Khubar Prince Saud bin Jalawi Stadium
Al-Riyadh Riyadh Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium
Al-Ta'ee Ha'il Prince Abdul Aziz bin Musa'ed Stadium
Al-Wahda Mecca King Abdul Aziz Stadium

League table

Pos Team P PTS
1 Al-Hilal 18 30
2 Al-Nasr 18 28
3 Al-Ittihad 18 24
4 Al-Ahli 18 20
5 Al-Qadisiya 18 19
6 Al-Ettifaq 18 16
7 Al-Nahda 18 14
8 Al Wahda 18 14
9 Al-Ta'ee 18 9
10 Al-Riyadh 18 7
  • Promoted:Al-Shabab, Al Ohud.
  • Full records are not known at this time


Saudi Premier League
1978-79 Winners
2nd Title

External links

  • RSSSF Stats
  • Saudi Arabia Football Federation
  • Saudi League Statistics
  • Article writer for Saleh Al-Hoireny - Al-Jazirah newspaper 13-08-2010
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