9 teams, each plays the others four times - twice at home and twice away - for a total of 32 games each, over 36 game weeks.

Scoring points:

3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.

Table order:

1. points won; 2. total goal difference; 3. total goals scored.

Qualification for AFC competitions:

1 place: AFC Cup

Relegation from the league:

no relegation from the league

Promotion to the league:

1 team from regional leagues