Saudi Fourth Division

Saudi Fourth Division
Founded1997
CountrySaudi Arabia
ConfederationAFC
Number of teams32 (final stage)
74 (total)
Level on pyramid4 (1997–2021)
5 (2021–)
Promotion toSaudi Second Division (1997–2021)
Saudi Third Division (2021–)
Current championsAl-Khaldi (1st title)
(2021–22)
TV partnersKSA Sports

The Saudi Fourth Division is a football league, the fifth tier of the Saudi Arabian football league system. The competition starts in each Regions of Saudi Arabia, a total of 74 teams compete to decide the 32 places in the final stage. It is supervised by Saudi Arabia Football Federation.

Since 2010, the winner, runner-up, third and fourth placed in each season are promoted to the Saudi Second Division League.

Change the name of the competition

The Football Association Board of Directors created a new league called the Third Division League, consisting of 32 teams, and divided into four regional groups, starting from the next season 2021–2022. Finally, at the level of local competitions affiliated with the Saudi Football Association, the federation announced the change of the third division to the fourth division league.[1]

Performance by season

Saudi Third Division (1997–2021)

Season Champions Runners-up 3rd Place[a] 4th Place
1997–98 Al-Hazem Al-Qarah Al-Okhdood Al-Ta'alof
1998–99 Abha Al-Kholood Al-Jubail Al-Oyoon
1999–2000 Al-Oyoon Al-Jabalain Al-Rabe'e Al-Sadd
2000–01 Al-Adalah Al-Faisaly Al-Okhdood Al-Arabi
2001–02 Al-Arabi Al-Tuhami Al-Fayha Al-Noor
2002–03 Al-Watani Damac Najd Al-Rawdhah
2003–04 Al-Okhdood Al-Tuhami Al-Khuwaildiyah Al-Taqadom
2004–05 Al-Rabe'e Al-Qotah Al-Kawkab Al-Nakhil
2005–06 Al-Noor Al-Oyoon Heraa Al-Suqoor
2006–07 Hetten Al-Diriyah Al-Rawdhah Al-Nakhil
2007–08 Al-Qaisumah Al-Batin Al-Mujazzal Al-Jeel
2008–09 Najd Al-Arabi Al-Ain Al-Nakhil
2009–10 Al-Taqadom Al-Oyoon Al-Kawkab Al-Badaya
2010–11 Al-Safa Al-Ain Al-Taraji Al-Salam
2011–12 Al-Tuhami Al-Mujazzal Al-Qala Wej
2012–13 Al-Nojoom Al-Zulfi Al-Okhdood Al-Sharq
2013–14 Al-Muzahimiyyah Al-Sahel Wej Al-Adalah
2014–15 Al-Jabalain Al-Qaisumah Al-Washm Al-Qala
2015–16 Al-Ain Al-Suqoor Al-Rabe'e Al-Thoqbah
2016–17 Al-Kholood Al-Hejaz Al-Taqadom Al Jubail
2017–18 Al-Okhdood Al-Dera'a Al-Jandal and Al-Sahel
2018–19 Al Safa Al-Rawdhah Al-Entesar Al-Anwar
2019–20
Canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic
2020–21 Al-Saqer Al-Nairyah Al-Rayyan and Tuwaiq

Saudi Fourth Division (2021–present)

Season Champions Runners-up Losing semi-finalists
2021–22 Al-Khaldi Al-Tasamoh Al-Sawari and Al-Waseel

List of champions

Club Winners Winning years
Al-Okhdood 2 2003–04, 2017–18
Al-Safa 2 2010–11, 2018–19
Al-Hazem 1 1997–98
Abha 1 1998–99
Al-Oyoon 1 1999–2000
Al-Adalah 1 2000–01
Al-Arabi 1 2001–02
Al-Watani 1 2002–03
Al-Rabe'e/Jeddah 1 2004–05
Al-Noor 1 2005–06
Hetten 1 2006–07
Al-Qaisumah 1 2007–08
Najd 1 2008–09
Al-Taqadom 1 2009–10
Al-Tuhami 1 2011–12
Al-Nojoom 1 2012–13
Al-Muzahimiyyah 1 2013–14
Al-Jabalain 1 2014–15
Al-Ain 1 2015–16
Al-Kholood 1 2016–17
Al-Saqer 1 2020–21
Al-Khaldi 1 2021–22

Notes

  1. ^ No third place play-off was played in 2017–18 and 2020–21; losing semi-finalists are listed in alphabetical order.

References

  1. ^ "The Football Association creates a "third" league and changes the name of the third division to the fourth division league". aawsat. Retrieved 10 October 2020.

External links

  • Saudi Arabia Football Federation
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