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

Staff[edit]

Position Name
Coach 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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