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|Full name||Casa Sports de Ziguinchor|
|Ground||Stade Aline Sitoe Diatta
|Manager||Demba Ramata Ndiaye|
|League||Senegal Premier League|
Casa Sports de Ziguinchor is a Senegalese football club based in Ziguinchor. They play in the top division in Senegalese football. Their home stadium is Stade Aline Sitoe Diatta. It is the most popular sports club in Casamance, the first four letters of the area gives the name to the club, the short form Casa.
The club was founded in 1960, the year that Senegal was becoming independent and was founded as Foyer de Jeunes de Casamance. In the early 1970s, it was changed to Casamance-Sporting Football Club and was shortened to its current Casa Sports later. In 2009, Casa Sport became a professional club. The club celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2010.
The first tile was the Senegalese Cup won in 1979 and the first club from Casamance along with Southern Senegal to win a national title. Casamance went to their second cup final in 1980 but lost. Casa Sport was second place in the 2008 Division 1 season and again in the 2009 season and under the new name Ligue 1. Casa Sport was second placed the Coupe de Parlement or the Parliament Cup in 2008. In 2009, Casa Sport became a professional club. Casa Sport appeared in the first ever Senegalese League Cup where the club reached up to second place in the 2009 season. A year later, they won their first title in 2010. Also in the year, Casa Sport was second place in the 2010 WAFU Cup. Casa Sport won their next cup title in 32 years in 2011. Casa Sport won their only championship title in 2012. In 2013, Casa Sport brought to their only appearance in the continental championships. Later on, Casa Sport won their second and recent League Cup title and was one of the first winners of the Senegalese Champion's Trophy. Casa Sport headed to their fourth cup finals and lost. In 2015 and 2016, they lost both of the cup final matches.
Several of the greatest players of the club played in other clubs including FC Metz, Boavista, Sochaux, Bruge, Saint-Étienne, Nantes, Chelsea, Anderlecht, WAC Casablanca and Étoile of Sahel. One of the former players, Athanas Tendeng became manager of the club in the 2010s.
In the continental level, their first appearance was in 1980 and faced Bula FC from Guinea Bissau, after defeating that club, the club would later lose to Algeria's MA Hussein-Dey in the second round. As Casa Sport was third place, they entered into the 2008 CAF Confederation Cup and lost to Dolphins Port Harcourt, 1-2 in the away match as the home match was a draw. As Casa Sport was second place, they also qualified into the 2009 CAF Champions League and faced Mali's mighty club, Djoliba AC and lost to that club. After winning their second cup title, the club faced Gamtel in the Senegambian derby in the 2012 CAF Confederation Cup and lost 3-4 in the penalty shootout as two of the matches had a goal each. After winning their recent championship title, they went to the 2013 CAF Champions League and faced Morocco's Moghreb de Tétouan and Casa won with 3-1 in the penalty shootout as two of its matches had a goal each. Casa Sport headed to the First Round and faced Mali's greatest club Stade Malien and would lost to that club. This was Casa Sport's recent appearance at the continental level.
At the subcontinental level, Casa Sport appeared in the 1984 edition and lost to Sekondi Hasaacas, a year later as they were runner up in Division 1, they lost to the club from the neighboring Guinea-Bissau UDI Bissau with a total of 1-3, all in an away match. Casa Sports' greatest appearance was the 2010 WAFU Club Championship where they were runner-up, Casa Sports defeated the Ports from the surrounded neighbor of the Gambia, they advanced to the Third Round and defeated Horoya AC 5-6 in penalty shootouts as both clubs won each of the two matches, Casa Sport went to the semis and defeated AC Semassi from the Togo 0-2 and at the finals, lost to Nigeria's Sharks FC.
Its uniform color is white with black socks but a black t-shirt with black sleeve rim is used for home games, all with a two-rowed checkered lining on the right. When there is a same uniform color in some parts of the other club, the other uniform color is red with a checkered sleeve and black socks.
Previous uniforms were colored black for home games with a black-white checkered portion t-shirt and white socks and white with black socks for away games.
Its logo color are green, white, yellow and red.
- 1979, 2011.
- 2010, 2013.
League and cup history
Performance in CAF competitions
|1980||African Cup of Champions Clubs||Senegalese Cup winners||Preliminary Round||Bula FC||5–1||1–0||6–1|
|First Round||MA Hussein Dey||0–2||1–1||2–3|
|2008||CAF Confederation Cup||Ligue 1 - Group B - 2nd||First Round||Dolphins Port Harcourt||1–2||0–0||1–2|
|2009||CAF Champions League||Ligue 1 - Group B - 2nd||Preliminary Round||Djoliba AC, 1-0, 0-4||0–4||1–0||1–4|
|2012||CAF Confederation Cup||Senegalese Cup winners||Preliminary Round||Gamtel||1–0||1–0||1–1 (3-4 p)|
|2013||CAF Champions League||Senegalese champions||Preliminary Round||Moghreb de Tétouan||1–0||1–0||1–1 (3-1 p)|
|First Round||Stade Malien, 1-2, 0-2||1–2||2–0||1–4|
Performance at the WAFU Club Championship
|1984||WAFU Club Championship||Division 1 Runner-up||Preliminary Round||Sekondi Hasaacas||2–1||2–2||2–1 (4–5 p.)|
|1985||WAFU Club Championship||Division 1 Runner-up||First Round||UDI Bissau||0–0||1–3||1–3|
|2010||WAFU Club Championship||Ligue 1 Group B Runner-up||First round||Gambia Ports Authority||2–0||0–1||0–1|
|Third Round||Horoya AC||1–0||1–0||1–1 (5–6 p.)|
|Season||Div.||Pos.||Pl.||W||D||L||GS||GA||GD||P||Cup||League Cup||AN Cup||Notes||Final Phase|
|2006||1B||2||16||5||4||7||13||15||-2||19||Did not advance||Did not participate|
|2007||1B||3||16||7||7||2||17||9||+8||28||Winner||Advanced into the final phase||3rd place|
|2008||1B||1||18||11||3||4||20||9||+11||36||Advanced into the finals||Finalist|
|2009||1B||1||16||9||5||2||26||15||+11||32||Finalist||Advanced to the finals||Finalist|
|2010||1B||2||16||7||5||4||28||13||+15||26||Winner||Did not advance||Did not participated|
|2011–2012||1B||2||14||7||4||3||15||6||+9||25||Advanced into the finals||Champion|
- Best position: Second Round (continental)
- Best position at a cup competition: Preliminary Round (continental)
- Best position at the League Cup: 1st
- Appearances at the League Cup: 9
- Appearances at the Super Cup: 2
- Total goals scored at a cup final: 8
- As of 21 September 2012
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