AS Excelsior

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AS Excelsior
Full name Association Sportive de l'Excelsior
Founded 1940
Ground Stade Raphaël Babet
Saint-Joseph, Réunion Island
Ground Capacity 2,000
Chairman Rock Bénard
Manager Algeria France Fares Bousdira
League Réunion Premier League
2014 2nd

Association Sportive de l'Excelsior, is an association football club from Saint-Joseph, Réunion Island.[citation needed]


The club plays their home matches at Stade Raphaël Babet, which has a maximum capacity of 2,000 people.


2004, 2005, 2014

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

2006 – Preliminary Round

The club in the French football structure[edit]

1974–75, 2001–02, 2009–10, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17
Ties won
Year Round Home team (Tier) Score Away team (Tier)
2009–10 Round 7 AS Excelsior 1–0 Quimper (4)
2015–16 Round 7 AS Excelsior 1–0 (a.e.t.) AS Poissy (4)
2016–17 Round 7 Avoine OCC (5) 1–1 (a.e.t.) (2–4 p) AS Excelsior
2016–17 Round 8 AS Excelsior 1–1 (a.e.t.) (3–0 p) FC Mulhouse (4)

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
2 Réunion DF Jean-Noel Ajorque
3 Réunion DF Frederic Nativel
7 Réunion MF Joselito Gonneville
9 Réunion FW Salomon Kehi
No. Position Player
18 Madagascar FW Jean Britton Mandilimana
20 Madagascar FW Ruphin Menakely
24 Mayotte FW Djardji Nadhoime
Algeria FW Mansour Boutabout

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