Horoya Athlétique Club, also known as Horoya Conakry and H.A.C., is a football club based in Conakry, Guinea. [3 ]
History [ edit ]
Horoya won the African Cup Winners' Cup (now the African Confederation Cup) in 1978. One of the most significant players in HOROYA in the 1970s and 1980s was Kerfalla Bangoura, who came third in 1979 in the CAF African Player of the Year voting. The club won 2012 first times the Super Cup, after an 2:0 win over
FC Séquence de Dixinn. The club reached from 2011 to 2013 the title hattrick of the Guinée Championnat National. [4 ]
In 2014, they eliminated the
2013 FIFA Club World Cup runner-up Raja Casablanca in the second qualifying round of 2014 CAF Champions League. [5 ]
Its jersey colours are red and white. The red, symbol of blood of the marytrs for the independence struggle and white for great purity and hope.
The name Horoya signifies liberty or freedom in its local languages, in Arabic, Horoya signifies liberty or freedom.
Achievements [ edit ]
National [ edit ]
Champion (12 titles): 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2011, 2012, 2013.
Winner (6 titles): 1989, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2013, 2014.
Winner (1 title): 2012.
International [ edit ]
Winner (1 title): 1978
Performance in CAF competitions [ edit ]
2000 - First Round [6 ]
2002 - Preliminary Round
2012 - First Round
2014 - Play-off Round
1997 - First Round
1998 - Second Round
1999 - First Round
Champion 1979 - Semi-Finals
1980 - Second Round
1983 - Semi-Finals
1984 - First Round
1985 - Second Round
1996 - First Round
2009 - Champion
Current squad [ edit ]
as of 24 March 2014
[7 ] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
* = Part of the National team squad
Reserve team [ edit ]
as of 8 December 2013
[8 ] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Technical Staff [ edit ]
as of 8 December 2013
Amara Traoré Head coach
Fodé Layé Camara Assistant Coach
Aboubacar Touré M'baye General Manager
Issiaga Fadiga Technical director
Mamadouba Sinto Camara Intendant
Yamoussa Soriba Soumah Doctor
Aboubacar Sekou Bangoura Kiné
Abdoul Karim Appoto Cissé Physio
Notable coaches [ edit ]
Mohamed Kanfory Lapé Bangoura
Former famous players [ edit ]
One of the most significant players in Horoya in the 1970s and 1980s was Kerfalla Bangoura, who came third in 1979 in the CAF African Player of the Year voting. Others include:
References [ edit ]
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