16 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 30 games each, over 30 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. points in head-to-head matches; 3. goal difference in hth matches; 4. total goal difference; 5. total goals scored; 6. fairplay ranking; 7. play-off.

Qualification for CAF competitions:

1-2 place: CAF Champions League

3 place: CAF Confederation Cup

4 place: possible CAF Confederation Cup (depends on Coupe Nationale outcome)

Relegation from the league:

14-16 place: relegated to Ligue 2

Promotion to the league:

3 teams from Ligue 2