ASC Snim

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ASC Snim
Full name Association Sportive et Culturelle de la Snim
Nickname(s) Mineurs, Miners
Founded 1976
Ground Stade Municipal, Nouadhibou
Ground Capacity 5,000
Chairman Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi
Manager Sidhi Ould Sidha
League Mauritanean Premier League
2011/12 4th

Association Sportive et Culturelle de la Snim (Arabic: الجمعية الرياضية و الثقافية لاسنيم‎) known as ASC Snim is a professional Mauritanean football club playing in the city of Nouadhibou the capital of Dakhlet Nouadhibou Region. Its main sponsor and owner of club is SNIM (Société nationale industrielle et Minière), Iron ore company.


The club was founded in 1976 and is Nouadhibou's oldest club.

The team was named CF Cansado (Club de Football de Cansado) when it was owned by Cansado from 2009 to 2012.

The club as Cansado went to the 2010 Mauritanian Super Cup and lost the match 3-1 and the title to Tevragh-Zeina.


Its logo colours are blue and orange and has a shield-crest with the full name of the club on top, the SNIM logo in the middle with club names around it and has four blue circular stripes and a blue tab with the club's location written in the middle and coloured in gold.


Home uniform up to 2009

Its uniform colours has a blue shirt and socks and a light orange shorts during home games and its t-shirt color is white with thin blue wavy stripes on top and on its socks and a light blue short used during away or alternate games.

Its uniform up to 2009 was a blue-light orange t-shirt with blue sleeves and blue socks and a light orange shorts for home games.


Champion (2): 2009, 2010
Runner-up (1): 2007
Winner (1): 1992

League and cup history[edit]

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

Ksar's results in CAF competition
Season Competition Qualification method Round Opposition Home Away Aggregate
1993 African Cup Winners' Cup Mauritanian cup winners First Round Guinea-Bissau Benfica Bissau canc, canc. [a]
Second Round Algeria Lost to JS Kabylie 1–8 1–3 3–9
2003 CAF Champions League Mauritanean champions Preliminary Round Ivory Coast ASEC Abidjan, 0-7, 0-2 0–7 0–2 2–7


  • 2011/12: 4th
  • 2013/14: 2nd (Group A), 6th (Final Stage)


  • Best position: Preliminaries (continental)
  • Best position at cup competitions: Second Round (continental)
  • Appearances at a Super Cup competition: Once (national)
  • Total goals scored at the Super Cup: 1 (national)
  • Total matches played at the CAF Champions League: 2
  • Total matches played at cup competitions: 2
  • Total number of wins at the continental level: 2
  • Total number of goals scored at the contitental level: 5
    • CAF Champions League: 2
  • Cup competitions: 3


The numbers are established according to the official website:

As of 2011/12 season

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

No. Position Player
1 Mauritania GK Lamine Nyang
2 Mauritania DF El Hadj Coulibaly
3 Mauritania MF Ethane Bombay
4 Mauritania DF Moussa Amadou
5 Mauritania DF Zakaria El Moctar
6 Mauritania DF François Galbair
7 Mauritania FW Mohaned Abdalahi
8 Mauritania MF Malik Ould
No. Position Player
10 São Tomé and Príncipe MF Luciano Pinto
11 Mauritania MF Pape Sakho
12 Mauritania FW Yakoub Ould
13 Mauritania DF Mohamed Khazya
14 Mauritania MF Demba Seck
15 Mauritania MF Amadou Sy
16 Mauritania GK Gaye El Abou
17 Mauritania FW Foued Ziani
18 Mauritania DF Denna Takiallah


  • Mauritania Mbodj Amadou (until 2012/13)
  • Mauritania Sidi Ould Sidha (as of 2014)


  1. ^ Benfica Bissau withdrew

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