Wikipedia - Iraqi Premier League

The Iraqi Premier Football League (Arabic: الدوري العراقي الممتاز‎), is the top level of the Iraqi football league system. Contested by 20 clubs, it is operated by the Iraq Football Association (IFA) and operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the Division One.

The league was formed by the IFA in 1974 as the Iraqi National League of Clubs, the first nationwide league of clubs in Iraq. The current format sees 20 teams playing 38 matches each (playing each team in the league twice, home and away), totalling 380 matches in the season.

Of the 77 teams to have competed since the inception of the league in 1974, 11 have won the title: Al-Zawraa (14), Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya (7), Al-Talaba (5), Al-Shorta (5), Erbil (4), Al-Rasheed (3), Al-Minaa (1), Salahaddin (1), Al-Jaish (1), Duhok (1) and Naft Al-Wasat (1). The current champions are Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya, who won the title in 2020–21.