Club Africain

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For the basketball team, see Club Africain (basketball).
Club Africain
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Full name Club Africain
Nickname(s) CA, Lefriqi
Founded 4 October 1920; 94 years ago (1920-10-04)
Ground Stade El Menzah
Tunis, Tunisia
Ground Capacity 45,000
Chairman Tunisia Slim Riahi
Manager France Daniel Sanchez
League CLP-1
2013-14 4th

Club Africain (Arabic: النادي الإفريقي‎), also known as CA or Ennedi Lefriqi, is a Tunisian omnisport club founded in 1920 in the capital city, Tunis. Club Africain is best known for its association football team, which competes in the Tunisian Championship and is currently coached by French Daniel Sanchez. Club Africain is one of the most poular football clubs in Tunisia. It fields several sport teams, including football, handball, and basketball.

It is a team from Tunisia that was founded on January 15, 1919. The Stade Olympique d'El Menzah is the club's home stadium.

History[edit]

Order permitting the Club Africain 4 October 1920

In 1991 Club Africain beat Nakivubo Villa of Uganda 7-3 (6-2 in Tunis and 1-1 in Mityana) in the final of the 1991 African Cup of Champions.[1] The club won its 12th Tunisian League title in 2007-08.[2] They reached the final of the 2011 CAF Confederation Cup, where they lost on penalties to Moroccan team MAS Fez.[3]

Team in 1934-1935
Team in 1946-1947 winners the first championship
Team doubled in the season 1972-1973
Team winners Maghreb Champions Cup 1976
Team in 1984
Team of the final of the African Cup of Champion Clubs 1991
Supporters of CA in Rades Stadium 22 May 2008


Honours[edit]

DomesticTunisia Regional International
  • Tunisian League (12)
    • Winners: 1947, 1948, 1964, 1967, 1973, 1974, 1979, 1980, 1990, 1992, 1996, 2008
    • Vice-Champion: 1965, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1998, 2007, 2009, 2010
  • Tunisian Cup (11)
    • Winners: 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1976, 1992, 1998, 2000
    • Runners-up: 1956, 1963, 1974, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1999, 2003, 2006
  • Tunisian Super Cup (3)
    • Winners: 1968, 1970, 1979
    • Runners-up: 1973

Current Squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 Tunisia GK Farouk Ben Mustapha
2 Tunisia DF Bilel Ifa
5 Tunisia MF Ahmed Khalil
8 Tunisia MF Stéphane Nater
10 Tunisia MF Imed Miniaoui
11 Tunisia DF Yassin Mikari
13 Tunisia DF Seif Teka
17 Tunisia FW Chiheb Zoghlami
18 Tunisia MF Nader Ghandri
19 Algeria MF Abdelmoumene Djabou
20 Ghana MF Seidu Salifu
No. Position Player
21 Tunisia MF Tijani Belaïd
23 Tunisia MF Houcine Mansour
24 Tunisia FW Seifeddine Jaziri
28 Tunisia MF Younes Mazhoud
30 Tunisia FW Saber Khalifa (on loan from Marseille)
34 Algeria DF Hicham Belkaroui
35 Tunisia FW Zouheir Dhaouadi
Tunisia GK Slim Rebaï
Tunisia GK Atef Dkhili
Tunisia DF Abdelhak Ben Salah
Tunisia DF Ziyed Aidoudi

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