GC Mascara

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Ghali Mascara
غالي معسكر
GC Mascara (logo).gif
Full name Ghali Club de Mascara
نادي غالي معسكر
Nickname(s) El-Ghali
Founded 1925; 92 years ago (1925)
as Gallia Club de Mascara
Ground Stade de l'Unité Africaine, Mascara
Ground Capacity 22,000[1]
President Ali Merih
Head Coach Cherif Hadjar
League Ligue Professionnelle 2
2015–16 Ligue Nationale du Football Amateur, Group West, 1st (promoted)
Current season

Ghali Club de Mascara (Arabic: نادي غالي معسكر‎‎) is an Algerian football club located in Mascara, Algeria. founded in 1925. The club colours are green and white. Their venue, Stade de l'Unité Africaine, has a capacity of 22,000. The club is currently playing in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 2.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1925 in Mascara under the name of Gallia Club Mascara. It's one of the first Muslim teams in the French Algeria and was one of the important clubs before and after independence of the country. The team was named Ghali Chabab Raï Mascara (GCR Mascara) between 1977 and 1987.

Honours[edit]

  • Oran League
Champion (1) : 1951
Champion (1) : 1984

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

1985 – Quarter-final

Notable players[edit]

Lakhdar Belloumi who is ranked amongst the top Algerian players of all time spent majority of his career with the club.

Below are the notable former players who have represented GC Mascara in league and international competition since the club's foundation in 1925. To appear in the section below, a player must have played in at least 100 official matches for the club or represented the national team for which the player is eligible during his stint with GC Mascara or following his departure.

For a complete list of GC Mascara players, see Category:GC Mascara players.

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