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The Saudi Pro League is the top division of the professional football league in Saudi Arabia. It has been around since the 1970s, but it has clearly entered a new dimension since the league signing of Cristiano Ronaldo on December 30, 2022. And the wave of European transfers and the arrival of international stars during the summer transfer window only confirms the new status of the Saudi Football Championship.
Beginning August 11, 2023, the country’s 18 best clubs will meet in home and away matches throughout the regular season, which will conclude on May 27, 2024, on the 34th and final day. In order not to miss any eye-catching posters and follow some of your favorite players, we’ve put together all the information you need: where to watch matches, which matches you shouldn’t be watching, calendars, TV schedules and much more. Some. Again.. . and you know what? This is a gift !
How to watch Saudi Pro League 2023-2024 live in France?
With the arrival of internationally renowned players, CANAL+ Group has prepared itself to become the official broadcaster of the Saudi League on the French screen.
The agreement is valid for the next two seasons, with three matches per day on the channels CANAL+ Foot, CANAL+ Sport 360 or Foot+.
Saudi Arabian Football Championship matches schedule and TV schedule
NOT TO MISS MATCHES IN THIS SEASON 2023-2024
first day of the championship
- Friday, August 11, 2023 – 8 PM: al-ahli – al-hazm, Broadcast on Canal+ ft;
- Saturday August 12, 2023: Al-Ta’i – The Shining ,
- Saturday August 12, 2023: Al-Fiha – Al-Khaleej Health ,
- Sunday 13 August 2023: Al-Fateh – Al-Taawon ,
- Sunday 13 August 2023: Al-Riyadh – Al-Wehda ,
- Monday, August 14, 2023 – 5 PM: Al-Ra’id – Al-Ittihadbroadcast on Canal+ Sport 360;
- Monday 14 August 2023: abha-al-hilal ,
- Monday, August 14, 2023 – 8 PM: Al-Ittifaq – Al-Nasrbroadcast on Canal+ Sport 360;
- Monday 14 August 2023: Al-Shabab – Al-Okhdoud Club,
Headliners of the Season
- 5th day : Al-Ittihad – Al-Hilal;
- seventh day : al-Nasr – al-Ahli;
- 9th day : al-Ittihad – al-Ahli;
- 11th day : Al-Hilal – Al-Ahli;
- 15th day : Al-Hilal – Al-Nasr;
- 17th day : al-Ittihad – al-Nasr;
- day 22 : Al-Hilal – Al-Ittihad;
- 24th day : al-Ahli – al-Nasr;
- 26th day : al-Ahli – al-Ittihad;
- 28th day : Al-Ahli – Al-Hilal;
- 32nd day : Al-Nasr – Al-Hilal
- 34th day : Al-Nasr – Al-Ittihad.
important information to note
- It’s official, Neymar has left PSG and joined Al-Hilal.
- The Saudi Arabian Championship will start on August 11, 2023 and end on May 27, 2024.
- Cristiano Ronaldo and Sadio Mane will face off against Karim Benzema and N’Golo Kante on the final day of the championship… The defending champion will face his runner-up.
We answer your questions about football and the Saudi Pro League
Which club does Cristiano Ronaldo play for?
The five-time Portuguese Golden Ball arrives at Al-Nassr’s squad at the end of 2022. He signed a two and a half year contract with the Saudi club.
In which club does Karim Benzema play?
Having reached the end of his contract with Real Madrid, the current Ballon d’Or winner has decided to leave the prestigious Spanish club to join Al-Ittihad Club. He signed for a three-year term.
Which famous football players play in Saudi Arabia?
- Cristiano Ronaldo: Al-Nassar;
- Karim Benzema: Al-Ittihad;
- N’Golo Kante: Al-Ittihad;
- Ruben Neves: Al-Hilal;
- Kalidou Coulibaly: Al-Hilal;
- Edouard Mendy: Al-Ahli;
- Marcelo Brozovic: Al-Nasr;
- Jota: Al-Ittihad;
- Roberto Firmino: Al-Ahli;
- Sergej Milinkovic-Savic: Al-Hilal;
- Jordan Henderson: Al-Ittifaq;
- Riyad Mahrez: Al-Ahly;
- Alain Saint-Maximin: Al-Ahly;
- Fabinho: Al-Ittihad;
- Sadio Mane: Al-Nasr;
- Frank Casey: Al-Ahly.
And of course, the latest transfer is Neymar to Saudi club Al-Hilal.
How many clubs are there in Saudi Arabia league?
This season, the league is expanding from 16 to 18 teams. They compete in round-trip matches.
How many match days are there in Saudi Arabian League?
34 league days will bring the Saudi Pro League season to life.
Where to watch live broadcast of championship results and standings?
To follow the news from this new football Eldorado, here are three sites you definitely need to pin to your favourites: Goal! Football Club, Onze Mondial and Daily Sports.
Which club is the current champion in Saudi Arabia?
At the end of the 2022–2023 season, Al-Ittihad Club became Saudi Arabian champions for the eighth time. His last coronation took place in 2009.
Which football team is the favorite for the 2024 season?
According to bookmakers, four clubs will compete hard for the title: Al-Ahli, Al-Ittihad, Al-Hilal and Al-Nassr. These four structures are largely controlled by Public Investment Funds (PIFs).
Which is the most successful club in Saudi Arabia?
Al-Hilal is the club that has won the trophy the most times. Namely: 18 times, and dolphins 14 times! No you are not dreaming!
Who is the top scorer in Saudi Pro League?
The top scorer in league history is Saudi Majid Abdullah with 189 goals. And last season’s most motivated player was Moroccan striker Abderrazak Hamdallah with 21 goals.
What Are The Highest Salaries In The Saudi Arabian League?
In ranking the ten highest salaries in the league, we find:
- Cristiano Ronaldo: 205 million per year;
- Karim Benzema: 200 million per year;
- Neymar: 100 million per year;
- N’Golo Kante: 97 million per year;
- Riyad Mahrez: 45 million per year;
- Fabinho: 42 million per year;
- Jordan Henderson: 42 million per year;
- Sadio Mane: 39 million per year;
- Kalidou Coulibaly: 35 million;
- Marcelo Brozovic: 24 million per year.
We hope you have taken note of all this valuable information to follow this Saudi Arabia Football Championship. In any case, we can’t wait to see what this competition has in store for us! One thing is for sure, it will be full of twists and surprises.