Union Royale Namur

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Union Royale Namur
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Full name Union Royale Namur
Nickname(s) Les Merles (the Blackbirds)
Founded 1905
Ground Stade communal de Namur
Ground Capacity 3,500
Chairman Belgium Bertrand Lebrun
Manager Belgium Pascal Bairamjan
League Belgian Fourth Division
2013-14 Belgian Fourth Division, 8th
Website Club home page

Union Royale Namur is a Belgian football club from the city of Namur. It currently plays in the fourth national division. The media simply refer to them as "Les merles".


Stade communal de Namur (City of Namur Stadium). Capacity : about 3 500 (700 seats).


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
54 France GK Sébastien Da Silva
24 France GK Jordan Tonnet
6 France DF Gilles Lesage
5 Belgium DF Ivan Byio-Byio
Belgium DF Young Klee
18 Belgium DF Jan Lella
France DF Kevin Mbala
22 Belgium DF Xavier Toussaint
20 Belgium MF Daniel Calvo
No. Position Player
14 Belgium MF Nicolas Hachez
7 Belgium MF Stéphane Henrot
Belgium MF Maxime Legrand
Belgium MF Yassin Mechach
15 Belgium MF Thibault Otte
12 Belgium MF Souhail Samouti
18 Belgium MF Deli Bajraktari
10 Senegal FW Foussenou Koné

Retired numbers[edit]

3 - Belgium Michel Soulier, defender (1967–77)


Head Coach

  • Belgium Pascal Bairamjan

Assistant Coaches

  • Belgium Vincent Pingaut
  • Belgium Damien Pierard

Goalkeeper Coach

  • Belgium Laurent Deraedt