16 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 30 games each, over 30 game weeks.
3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.
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