A.S. Dragon (Tahiti)

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A.S. Dragon
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Full name Association Sportive Dragon.
Nickname(s) "Dragons"/ "Dragões"/ "Dragones"
Founded 1968
Ground Stade Pater
Ground Capacity 10,000
Manager Ludovic Graugnard
League Tahiti First Division
2012–13 Champion

Association Sportive Dragon is a football club in Papeete, Tahiti. They play in the Tahiti First Division, with home games at Stade Pater, in Pirae.[1]

The club was founded in 1968 by Arthur Chung to represent French Polynesia's Chinese community. Over time the team has evolved to include a diverse mix of cultures, and mostly consists of semi-professional players with day jobs.[2] In the 2011–12 season they won the championship for the first time and qualified to the 2012–13 OFC Champions League.[3]

Current squad[edit]

For the 2013-14 OFC Champions League:[4]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 French Polynesia GK Mickaël Roche
2 French Polynesia DF Victor Snow
3 French Polynesia MF Stanley Atani
4 French Polynesia DF Pierre Kugogne
5 French Polynesia MF Henri Caroine
6 French Polynesia MF Jacques Tetauira
7 French Polynesia MF Efrain Araneda
8 French Polynesia MF Yannick Vero
9 French Polynesia FW Samuel Hnanyine
10 French Polynesia FW Teaonui Tehau
11 French Polynesia MF Andre Teikihakaupoko
12 French Polynesia MF Alvin Tehau
13 French Polynesia FW Steevy Chong Hue
No. Position Player
14 French Polynesia MF Dylan Paama
16 French Polynesia DF Edson Lemaire
17 French Polynesia FW Sylvain Graglia
18 French Polynesia GK Teheipuarii Hauata
19 French Polynesia DF Teata Simon
20 French Polynesia MF Torea Maruoi
21 French Polynesia MF Jonathan Tehau
22 French Polynesia DF Nicolas Vallar
23 French Polynesia DF Rainui Rua
24 French Polynesia FW Pembele Gongui
25 French Polynesia DF Tamatoa Wagemann
26 French Polynesia DF Sebastien Gairin
27 French Polynesia MF Alessandro Vallar

Staff[edit]

Position Name
Coach France Ludovic Graugnard
Assistant Thierry Roche
Physiotherapist Steeve Chalon
Manager Andrew Wabealo

Achievements[edit]

2011–12, 2012-13
1997, 2001, 2004, 2013.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.weltfussballarchiv.com/Vereinsprofilnew.php?ID=15828
  2. ^ "Dragon ready for international debut". Oceania Football Confederation. April 24, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Ligue wraps up with Dragon on top". Oceania Football Confederation. April 24, 2012. 
  4. ^ AS Dragon Official Team List from oceaniafootball.com
  5. ^ http://www.rsssf.com/tablest/tahiticuphist.html

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