FC Tevragh-Zeina

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FC Tevragh-Zeina
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Full name Football Club Tevragh-Zeina
Founded 2005
Ground Stade Olympique
Nouakchott, Mauritania
Ground Capacity 10,000
Chairman Moussa Ould Khairi
Manager Birama Gaye
League Mauritanean Premier League
2015/16 1st

Football Club Tevragh-Zeina (Arabic: نادي تفرغ زينة لكرة القدم‎‎) is a Mauritanean football club based in the Tevragh-Zeina district of Nouakchott. The club was founded in 2005.[1]

History[edit]

In 2009, ASC Tevragh-Zeïna reached the final of the Coupe du Président de la République but lost to ASAC Concorde 5–4 on penalties after the game ended 0–0.[2] In 2010, they won the competition, beating FC Feu Mini 3–0 in the final.[3] By winning the Cup, they qualified for the 2011 CAF Confederation Cup.

On February 28, 2011, Tevragh-Zeïna became the first club from Mauritania since 1994 to advance in continental competition after beating AS Real Bamako of Mali 1–0 on aggregate in the preliminary round of the 2011 CAF Confederation Cup.[4] However, they were eliminated in the following round after losing 3–1 on aggregate to JS Kabylie of Algeria.[5]

Tevragh-Zeina won the 2014–15 Mauritanian Premier League title after defeating Sélibaby 4–0 in the last round and overtaking their rivals Cansado who came second with a difference of one point. As a result, they qualified for the 2016 CAF Champions League.

Achievements[edit]

2012, 2015, 2016.
Winner : 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016.
Finalist : 2009.
Winner : 2010.2015

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

2011 – First Round

Current Players[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 Mauritania GK Souleïmane Diallo
2 Mauritania DF Mamadou Akra
3 Mauritania DF Chérif El Mokhtar
4 Mauritania DF Moussa Faye
5 Mauritania DF Ali Cheïkh Voulany
7 Mauritania MF Ali Ould Mohamed
8 Mauritania MF Ali Ameur
9 Mauritania FW Mohamed Mouloud
No. Position Player
10 Mauritania FW Mohamed Ould Mokhtar
11 Mauritania MF Mohamed Ben Abd Moussa
12 Mauritania DF Babacar Ngollo Coulibaly
14 Mauritania GK Ibrahima Mamadou Sia
15 Mauritania DF Lamine Balla Chérif
16 Mauritania MF El Hadj Mokhtar
17 Mauritania FW Mohamed Yacoub Bâ
18 Mauritania MF Samba Abdallah Moussa
Managers
Mauritania Birama Gaye

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