Statistics from QNB Stars League Week 9


The QNB Stars League resumed after a fortnight-long international break. The five matches in Week 9 saw many interesting statistics and figures, according to STATS, the official statistics and figures provider for the QNB Stars League.

The match between Al Sadd and Al Duhail, which was to be played on Sunday, 21st October, was rescheduled for 11th December in view of Al Sadd’s AFC Champions League second-leg semifinal against Iran’s Persepolis in Tehran.


A total of 17 goals were scored with an average of 3.40 goals per game.

Al Khor recorded the biggest-margin victory (5-1 over Al Kharaitiyat).

Two matches ended in draws. Qatar SC held Umm Salal 1-1 and Al Rayyan drew with Al Gharafa 1-1.

Shots, passes and dribbles

The total number of shots was 131, of which 38 were on target.

The average passes per game reached 475.3, of which 388.9 were successful.

The average dribbles per game was 9.1.

Penalty kicks

Two penalties were awarded and both were converted, by Al Ahli’s Nigel de Jong during their 3-0 victory over Al Arabi and Al Rayyan’s Rodrigo Tabata during their 1-1 draw against Al Gharafa.

Yellow and red cards

The number of yellow cards was 19. One red card was given, to Hassan Waleed of Al Gharafa.

Top scorer

Al Khor’s Wagner Ferreira was the top scorer of the week with two goals. He scored the third and fifth goals in their 5-1 win over Al Kharaitiyat.

The following are the top 10 scorers

Baghdad Bounedjah (Al Sadd) — 15 goals

Akram Afif (Al Sadd) — 8 goals

Rachid Tiberkanine (Al Sailiya) — 7 goals

Yousef El Arabi (Al Duhail) — 7 goals

Abdulqadir Ilyas (Al Sailiya) — 6 goals

Nam Tae-Hee (Al Duhail) — 6 goals

Yannick Sagbo (Umm Salal) — 6 goals

Mahmoud Al Mawas (Umm Salal) — 4 goals

Mohsine Moutaouali (Al Ahli) — 4 goals

Rodrigo Tabata (Al Rayyan) — 4 goals