The Lebanese Premier League is the top division of the Lebanese Football Association league competitions. It was founded in 1900 and began in 1934 and their confederation is the AFC. There are 12 teams competing; the bottom two teams are relegated each season to the Lebanese Second Division, and are replaced by the top two teams in the second division who are promoted to the Premier League.
Seasons run from October to May. Most games are played on Saturdays and Sundays, with a few games played during weekdays. The most successful club in the history of the league is Al-Ansar, topping with 13 league titles while Al-Nejmeh and Homenetmen Beirut have 7 titles. Al-Ansar set a Guinness world record by winning 11 consecutive league titles between 1988 and 1999, a record that has since been surpassed by Skonto FC from Latvia.
The Association of Zgharta (Youssef Bey Karam Batal Lebnan) Australia Incorporated is affiliated with the club Salam Zgharta, who proudly represent all the Zghartaweye around the world, within the world game of football.