Reducing the number of Qatar Stars League clubs

The Executive Office of the Qatar Football Association has approved a strategy for developing the professional level by reducing the number of clubs participating in the Qatar Stars League.

This came during the meeting held by the Executive Office yesterday. Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani, President of the Federation, headed the meeting.

The participants adopted a new strategy that included reducing the number of clubs participating in the QNB Qatar Stars League to 10 clubs. This aims to raise the level and quality of the league starting from the season 2023/2024.

Qatar Stars League

Furthermore, the system of promotion and relegation through the play-off match will continue.

Moreover, the clubs are committed to the “new” participation agreement. It includes the standards necessary to develop the level of professionalism for clubs and competitions starting from the 2022/2023 season.

Also, the distribution of central financial revenues from commercial rights and TV broadcasts for clubs will be in accordance with the new standards, starting from the 2023/2024 season.

Additionally, there will be a new mechanism to give the national team players the opportunity to participate in the league to enrich local competitions technically. It will also raise the level of competition among all clubs.

Finally, a Central Scouting Team (CST),  will include experts and specialists. It will provide services for clubs to explore professional coaches and players. And this will be according to actual values ​​and efficiency starting from the 2021/2022 season.

The strategy will be implemented according to several mechanisms. There will be workshops with clubs. Also, experts and specialists in the field of international football will help.

Besides, according to the agenda, the President and the members briefed the Executive Office on the reports of the various committees of the Union. The reports were regarding the mechanism and regularity of work and other related issues.


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