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In the KA Football Leagues Global Rating set for the 2017/18 season, 8 debutants have appeared: 5 from Asian and African countries and 2 leagues of the second tier from Europe (Dutch and Belgian). Among the debutants are 3 Arabian leagues (Sudan, Libya, and Iraq) and also Zambia, Malaysia, and Hong Kong.
The amount of Arabian Leagues (from two continents) classified above the elementary class is 11 at the moment (Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq, Egypt, Morocco, Sudan and Libya). Arabs are the most represented nation among the leagues in the KA Rating.