Clubs, Leagues, Rankings - from A to Z

AFC - Strongest Leagues Ranking 2023

Only top 5 clubs for each country will be taken in consideration for the strongest leagues ranking. More details about this can be found in the methodology page.

2023
#1y +/- League Points 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019
1
+2
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Professional League 2,822.69 2 279.60 702.32 702.52 480.30 657.95
2
-1
JapanJapan J1 League 2,654.81 - 11.80 859.76 758.52 481.08 543.65
3
-1
South KoreaSouth Korea K-League 1 2,609.76 1 0.00 769.68 808.15 587.28 444.65
4
0
IR IranIR Iran Persian Gulf Pro League 1,990.20 - 32.00 517.20 629.65 517.80 293.55
5
+2
QatarQatar Stars League 1,972.51 - 140.30 550.32 511.91 390.18 379.80
6
-1
United Arab EmiratesUAE Pro League 1,879.35 - 8.90 624.40 508.69 361.26 376.10
7
-1
ChinaChinese Super League 1,856.24 - 75.00 811.36 30.45 399.78 539.65
8
0
UzbekistanUzbekistan Super League 1,344.46 - 0.00 427.60 397.46 293.40 226.00
9
0
IraqIraqi Premier League 1,092.13 - 1.00 384.32 359.17 52.74 294.90
10
0
AustraliaAustralia A-League 920.38 - 0.00 278.32 154.00 259.56 228.50
11
0
JordanJordanian Pro League 899.77 - 0.00 226.40 452.97 32.40 188.00
12
0
ThailandThailand Premier League 852.11 - 0.00 338.88 343.21 28.02 142.00
13
0
KuwaitKuwait Premier League 813.74 - 4.00 192.32 235.06 169.86 212.50
14
+5
LebanonLebanese Premier League 809.79 1 199.50 215.84 185.50 29.10 179.85
15
-1
MalaysiaMalaysia Super League 790.09 - 3.10 320.08 196.91 81.90 188.10
16
+4
IndiaIndia Super League 789.57 - 156.30 208.24 205.03 109.50 110.50
17
-2
SyriaSyrian Premier League 731.73 - 0.00 218.32 168.56 172.50 172.35
18
-2
TurkmenistanTurkmenistan Yokary Liga 686.24 - 0.00 267.20 137.20 153.24 128.60
19
-2
SingaporeSingapore Premier League 661.88 - 4.70 281.44 144.55 98.64 132.55
20
+1
BahrainBahrain Premier League 642.27 1 3.00 189.52 197.54 144.06 108.15
21
+1
TajikistanTajikistan Higher League 642.18 - 0.00 173.84 245.42 111.72 111.20
22
-4
Hong KongHong Kong Premier League 641.42 - 18.30 132.16 232.33 107.88 150.75
23
0
VietnamVietnam V.League 1 633.07 - 4.70 211.12 101.15 123.60 192.50
24
0
OmanOman Professional League 574.50 1 18.00 248.80 63.56 129.84 114.30
25
+5
PalestinePalestine West Bank League 535.54 - 143.80 120.64 101.64 81.36 88.10
26
0
KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan Premier League 460.18 - 0.00 151.52 139.72 68.34 100.60
27
-2
IndonesiaIndonesia Liga 1 457.18 - 0.00 259.68 4.90 36.90 155.70
28
-1
CambodiaCambodia Premier League 455.52 - 0.00 157.76 109.20 86.16 102.40
29
-1
BangladeshBangladesh Premier League 414.18 - 0.00 151.28 131.46 35.64 95.80
30
-1
MyanmarMyanmar National League 349.85 - 0.00 121.60 0.00 118.80 109.45
31
0
PhilippinesPhilippines Football League 318.12 - 0.00 68.80 60.06 58.26 131.00
32
0
MaldivesMaldives Dhivehi Premier League 313.42 - 0.00 150.16 66.92 94.44 1.90
33
+4
BhutanBhutan Premier League 263.30 - 97.00 15.20 68.95 39.90 42.25
34
0
MongoliaMongolia National Premier League 258.95 - 0.00 73.20 70.70 58.80 56.25
35
0
TaiwanTaiwan Premier League 258.85 - 0.00 73.20 59.50 68.40 57.75
36
-3
MacaoMacau Liga de Elite 243.05 - 0.00 80.80 74.20 34.80 53.25
37
-1
North KoreaNorth Korea Premier League 175.49 - 0.00 9.36 2.10 26.88 137.15
38
+1
LaosLaos Premier League 148.75 - 0.00 59.60 5.25 39.60 44.30
39
+3
NepalNepal A Division 126.90 - 0.00 0.00 45.50 42.90 38.50
40
-2
BruneiBrunei Super League 123.40 - 0.00 15.60 21.35 7.20 79.25
41
+3
PakistanPakistan Premier League 113.65 - 0.00 0.00 36.75 6.90 70.00
42
-2
GuamGuam League 98.80 - 0.00 0.00 0.00 40.80 58.00
43
0
Northern Mariana IslandsMarianas Soccer League 94.65 - 0.00 8.40 50.05 5.70 30.50
44
-3
Sri LankaSri Lanka Super League 92.80 - 0.00 41.20 4.20 2.40 45.00
45
0
East TimorEast Timor Primeira Divisao 72.60 - 0.00 0.00 22.40 13.20 37.00
46
0
AfghanistanAfghanistan Champions League 55.25 - 0.00 36.40 0.00 9.60 9.25
47
0
YemenYemen League 47.75 - 6.00 0.00 33.95 7.80 0.00
1
Positive records (only teams with at least 50 games are taken into account for defeats and conceded goals)
Negative records