ES Guelma

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ES Guelma
Full nameEspérance Sportive de Guelma
Nickname(s)l'Escadron Noir The Black Squadron
Founded1924
GroundStade Souidani Boujemaa
Capacity15,000
OwnerMohamed Harhouz
ManagerYoucef Traikia
LeagueInter-Régions Division
Current season

Espérance Sportive de Guelma (Arabic: الترجي الرياضي القالمي‎), known as ES Guelma or simply ESG for short, is an Algerian football club based in Guelma. The club was founded in 1924 as 'Espérance Sportive Franco Musulmane Guelmoise (ESFM Guelmoise)' and its colours are black and white. Their home stadium, Stade Souidani Boujemaa, has a capacity of 15,000 spectators. The club is currently playing in the Inter-Régions Division.


The club spent 17 seasons in the Algerian Championnat National, with the last time being in 1992. The club also reached the semi-finals of the Algerian Cup on three occasions: 1968, 1987 and 1989.

ESFM Guelma in 1955

Honours[edit]

National[edit]

  • Championship of East League of Constantine (Honour Division)
Champion (3 times): 1952, 1954, 1955
Runner-up (1 time): 1966

International[edit]

Winner (1 time): 1955

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