French Guiana Honor Division

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French Guiana Honor Division
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Country French Guiana French Guiana
Confederation CONCACAF
Founded 1961
First season 1962–63
Number of teams 12
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to Promotion of Honneur
International cup(s) Coupe de France
CFU Club Championship
CONCACAF Champions League
Current champions US Matoury[1]
(2016–17)
Most championships ASC Le Geldar (10)
Website Official Website
2016–17 Honor Division

The French Guiana Honor Division is the top football league in French Guiana. It was created in 1962 and is headed by the Ligue de Football de Guyane. 12 teams participate in this league. The 11th- and 12th-placed teams are relegated to the French Guiana Promotion of Honor.

Despite being a league competition in CONCACAF none of the French Guianan teams have recently played in CFU Club Championship or CONCACAF Champions' Cup, their last appearance was in the CONCACAF Champions' Cup 1992 represented by ASC Le Geldar.

Clubs[edit]

The following clubs competed during the 2016/17 season.

Team Home city Home ground[2]
Agouado Apatou Stade de Moutendé
Cayenne Cayenne Stade Georges Chaumet
Cosma Foot Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni Stade Rene Long
Etoile Matoury Matoury Stade Municipal Matoury
Grand Santi Mana Stade Guy Mariette
Le Geldar Kourou Stade Bois Chaudat
Olympique Cayenne Cayenne Stade Georges Chaumet
Kourou Kourou Stade Bois Chaudat
Kouroucien Kourou Stade Bois Chaudat
Macouria Macouria Stade Municipal Macouria
Matoury Matoury Stade Municipal Matoury
Rémire Remire-Montjoly Stade Edmard Lama

Previous winners[edit]

Performance by club[edit]

Club City Titles Last Title
ASC Le Geldar Kourou 10 2012–13
AS Club Colonial/CSC Cayenne Cayenne 7 2014–15
US Matoury Matoury 7 2016–17
AJ Saint-Georges Cayenne 6 2001–02
US Sinnamary Sinnamary 3 1996–97
USL Montjoly n/a 3 1981–82
AS Jahouvey Mana 2 1997–98
US Macouria Macouria 1 2006–07
SC Kouroucien Kourou 1 1989–90
ASL Sport Guyanais Cayenne 1 1985–86
Racing Club Cayenne 1 1962–63

Best Scorers[edit]

Year Best scorers Team Goals
2004–05 French Guiana Saint-Ange Golitin AJ Saint-Georges 20
2005–06 French Guiana Guy Diagne ASC Le Geldar 23
2006–07 French Guiana Anson Hudson US Macouria 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ "France - D.O.M. - French Guyana - List of Champions". RSSSF.com. Retrieved 8 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Honor Division - Results". Guyana Football Federation. guyane-foot.fff.fr. Retrieved 1 May 2017. 

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