FC Nouadhibou

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FC Nouadhibou
أف سي نواذيبو
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Full name Football Club Nouadhibou
نادي نواذيبو لكرة القدم
Nickname(s) Le Club Orange
(The Orange Club)
Founded 1999
Ground Stade Municipal, Nouadhibou
Ground Capacity 5,000
Chairman Moulaye Boughourbal Abdel Aziz (in 2014)
Manager Saadna Ould Mohamed (in 2014)
League Mauritanian Premier League
2012/13 1st place
Website Club home page
Members of FC Nouadhibou at Nouakchott Olympic Stadium (2011)

Football Club Nouadhibou (Arabic: أف سي نواذيبو‎‎) is a Mauritanian football club located in Nouadhibou, Mauritania. It currently plays in Mauritanian Premier League. The club's main rival is ASC Snim which is also of the city.

Nouadhibou has a total of four championship titles, two cup titles and two super cup titles.

Nouadhibou's appearances at the national cup competitions was in 2004 and defeated 1-0 over ASC Ksar to win their first cup title, their recent appearance was in 2008 and defeated 1-0 over Nasr de Sebkha and won their recent cup title for the club.

The club was first created in 1999 when the sports situation was catastrophic in the city, it was created by a group young people led by Ahmed Yahya Ould Abderrahmane who became the club's first president.

Their first appearance at a continental competition was in 2003 and was in the preliminary round, the club faced Niger's AS Niamey and the score was 2-2 in two of its matches and lost under the away goals rule in Niamey. Their second and recent appearance was in 2014 and faced Guinea's Horoya AC, the first match was tied apiece with one goal each, Nouadhibou lost the second match 0-3 and was out of the competition. Nouadhibou did not participated in the 2002 and 2012 championships.


Champion: (4): 2001, 2002, 2010–11, 2012–13
Winner (2): 2004, 2008.
Winner (2): 2011, 2013

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

2003 – Preliminary Round
Niger AS Niamey, 2-1, 0-1, lost under the away goals rule
2014 – Preliminary Round
Guinea Horoya AC, 1-1, 0-3


  • Best position: Preliminary or Qualification Round (continental)
  • Total goals scored at the CAF Champions League: 3


The numbers are established according to the official website: www.fcndb.com

As of 21 April 2013

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 Cheikh El Moctar
2 Mauritania DF Mouhamed Isshac Diallo
4 Mauritania DF Ismail El Bechir
5 Mauritania DF Sall Mamadou
5 Mauritania FW Cheikh El Kabir Ould Brahim
6 Mauritania MF El Hacen Youba
7 Mauritania FW Semette Hamadi
8 Mauritania FW Taher Bowbe Lekweiry
9 Mauritania FW Khatroumou Soufhi
10 Mauritania MF Abdelkarim Diallo
11 Mauritania FW Aliou Abdoulahi Barri
12 Mauritania FW El Mamy Cheikhou Traoré
13 Mauritania DF Mohamed Salem
No. Position Player
14 Mauritania DF Taher Mohamed
15 Mauritania DF Yacoub Fall
16 Mauritania GK Aboubecrine Dede
17 Mauritania MF Dah Moisse
18 Mauritania DF Naji Ould Mohamed
18 Mauritania MF El Hacen Mohamed
18 Mauritania MF Mohamed Khouna Ould Mafoud
21 Mauritania DF Ismail Gaye Diarra
22 Mauritania GK Oumar Daouda Sow
24 Mali MF Moussa Sidibé
25 Mauritania MF Mouhamed Ahid
26 Mauritania MF Mohameden Cheikh Semany


Current technical staff[edit]

Position Staff
Manager zalfani yamen tunisian head coach

Last updated: 21 April 2013
Source: FC Nouadhibou


Office Name
President Moulaye Boughourbal Abdel Aziz
Vice president of social area Salah Din Ould Bechir
Vice president of sports area Zakaria Abobekrin
Corporate director general Soueilima Ould Sidatty
Board secretary Soueilima Ould Sidatty
Treasurer Moulaye Ould Ahmed
Treasurer Assistant Baba Khalidou Haydara

Last updated: 21 April 2013
Source: FC Nouadhibou


  • Ahmed Yahya Ould Abderrahmane - first president
  • Moulaye Boughourbal Abdel Aziz (as of 2014)


  • Zelfani Yahmen (up to 2013)
  • Saadna Ould Mohammed

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