Amiens SC

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Full name Amiens Sporting Club
Founded 1901; 115 years ago (1901)
Ground Stade de la Licorne
Ground Capacity 12,097
Chairman Bernard Joannin
Manager Christophe Pélissier
League Ligue 2
2015–16 Championnat National, 3rd (promoted)
Website Club home page

Amiens Sporting Club (French pronunciation: ​[amjɛ̃]; commonly referred to as Amiens SC or simply Amiens) is a French association football club based in the northern city of Amiens in the Picardy region. The club was formed in 1901 and currently play in Ligue 2, the second level of French football. The club plays its home matches at the Stade de la Licorne located within the city. Amiens is managed by Olivier Echouafni and captained by defender Stéphane Mangione.


Amiens Athlétic Club (AAC) was set up in 1901 by a group of players from the Association du Lycée d'Amiens, French schoolboy champions in 1902, 1903, and 1904. AAC crushed its very first opponents, Saint-Quentin, 13–0 a few months after its creation. In April 1902, the Comité de Picardie de l'U.S.F.S.A was established by the then-president of the AAC (Henri-Frédéric Petit). AAC dominated the early USFSA league for the first 12 seasons. In 1909, the club got a new ground, at the Henry Daussy Park, allowing an attendance of more than 1,000. In 1933, the club got its first professional section, later abandoned in 1952, before becoming professional again in 1993. Since the early days, AAC has undergone two name changes: In 1961, to Sporting Club d'Amiens, and in 1989, as Amiens Sporting Club. Amiens played in Ligue 2 between 2001-2009. The team will make a return to the second tier of French football for the 2016-2017 season, after finishing 3rd in the Championnat National.


Current squad[edit]

As of 16 December 2015.[1]

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

No. Position Player
1 France GK Régis Gurtner
3 Benin DF Khaled Adénon
6 France MF Thomas Monconduit
7 France MF Joachim Eickmayer
8 France MF Guessouma Fofana
9 France FW Vincent Créhin
10 France MF Emmanuel Bourgaud
11 Benin FW Jonathan Tinhan
12 France FW Eyemen Henaini
14 France MF Morgan Mauquit
15 France DF Alioune Ba
16 France GK Raphaël Adiceam
17 France FW Samuel Betina
No. Position Player
18 New Caledonia FW Georges Gope-Fenepej
19 France DF Oualid El Hajjam
20 Guinea MF Richard Soumah
21 Morocco DF Yacine Haddou
23 France DF Julien Ielsch
24 France FW Davy N'Goma
25 France DF Jordan Lefort
26 France DF Laurent Héloïse
28 France FW Thomas Cauchy
29 France DF Matthieu Fontaine
30 France GK Gauthier Banaziak
France FW Aboubakar Kamara

Former notable players[edit]

Below are the notable former players who have represented Amiens and its predecessors in league and international competition since the club's foundation in 1901. To appear in the section below, a player must have played in at least 80 official matches for the club.

For a list of former Amiens players, see Category:Amiens SC players.



  • Division 3
    • Champions (1): 1978
  • Division d'Honneur (Nord)
    • Champions (4): 1924, 1927, 1957, 1963
  • Division d'Honneur (Picardie)
    • Champions (2): 1920, 1921
  • USFSA League (Picardie)
    • Champions (11): 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914
  • Coupe de France
    • Runners-Up (1): 2001


  1. ^ "Effectif" (in French). Retrieved 3 July 2015. 

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