JS Saoura

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JSS
Full name Jeunesse Sportive de la Saoura
Nickname(s) JSS
The Eagles
Founded 2008 in Méridja
Ground Stade 20 Août 1955
Place 1er Novembre,
08000, Béchar
Ground Capacity 20,000
President Mohamed Zerouati
Manager France Alain Michel
League Ligue Professionnelle 1
Website Club home page

Jeunesse Sportive de la Saoura (Arabic: الشبيبة الرياضية للساورة‎), known as JS Saoura or JSS for short, is an Algerian association football club based in the town of Méridja in the Béchar Province.[1] The club is currently playing in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.

History[edit]

In the 2009–2010 season, JS Saoura won the West division of the 2009–10 Inter-Régions Division.[2] The previous season, JS Saoura was playing in the Regional Béchar League, where it also finished first and won promotion to the Inter-Régions Division.

In the 2010–2011 season, JS Saoura finished first in the Centre-Ouest division of the Championnat National de Football Amateur to win promotion to the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 2 for the first time in its history.[3]

On April 17, 2012, JS Saoura beat SA Mohammadia 3–1 in their week 28 match up of the 2011-12 Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 2 to guarantee promotion to the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.[4]

By season[edit]

Season Division Pos. G W D L GS GA P Cup Notes
2008–09 Ligue Régional I promoted 1 - - - - - - - -
2009–10 Inter-Régions promoted 1 28 17 7 4 39 20 58 - Promoted to LNF Amateur
2010–11 LNF Amateur promoted 1 24 15 6 3 46 23 51 First Round Promoted to Ligue 2
2011–12 Ligue 2 promoted 2 30 17 5 8 48 26 56 Last 16 Promoted to Ligue 1
2012–13 Ligue 1 First Round

Honours[edit]

Domestic Competitions[edit]

Runner-up (1) : 2011–12
Winner (1) : 2010–11
Winner (1) : 2009–10
Winner (1) : 2008–09

Current Squad[edit]

As of 19 December 2012.[5]

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

No. Position Player
1 Algeria GK Ahmed Seifoune
3 Mali DF Bagayoko Sekou
4 Algeria DF Youcef Sabouni
7 Algeria FW Adil Tebbal
8 Algeria MF Mahfoud Amri
9 Algeria FW Abdelhak Metrani
10 Algeria MF Kaddour Beldjilali
11 Algeria FW Khalil Bencherif
13 Algeria MF Nabil Bousmaha
14 Algeria MF Djilali Terbah
15 Algeria FW Abdenour Belkheir
No. Position Player
17 Algeria DF Abdelkader Benmohamed
18 Algeria DF Youcef Benkadar
19 Algeria FW Hamza Zaidi
20 Algeria MF Toufik Adaddi
21 Algeria DF Abdelmalek Merbah
25 Algeria MF Fatah Fathi (captain)
27 Algeria FW Abdel Chikou
29 Algeria FW Zidane Benzaoui
30 Algeria DF Touhami Sebie
47 Algeria MF Abdel Oughliss
90 Benin FW Mohamed Aoudou

Managers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeunesse Sportive de la Saoura[dead link]
  2. ^ Inter-région : JS Saoura, WAB et ABS champions
  3. ^ DNA : La JS Saoura rejoint le MO Bejaia en Ligue 2
  4. ^ "La JS Saoura accède à la ligue 1 !" (in French). DZFoot. April 17, 2012. Retrieved April 20, 2012. 
  5. ^ "First Team". Ligue de Football Professionnel. Retrieved 19 December 2012.