Gazelle FC

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Gazelle FC
Full name Gazelle Football Club
Founded 16 May 1972; 43 years ago (16 May 1972)
Ground Stade Omnisports Idriss Mahamat Ouya
N'Djamena, Chad
Ground Capacity 30,000
Chairman Chad Adjib Koulamallah
Manager Chad Mamadou Bodjim
League Chad Premier League
2014 4th

Gazelle FC is a football club from Chad based in N'Djamena. The club currently play in the Chad Premier League, the top flight of Chadian football.[1]

Gazelle FC was founded on May 16, 1972 in the capital city of N'Djamena. The club has won two national titles and six national cup titles.[2]

The club's colours are traditionally black and white.

History[edit]

Founded in 1972, the club played in Chadian second ligue from 1972-1973. In 1973-1974 season, the team secured promotion to the First Division. On May 8, 2007, the club has signed their first sponsorship deal ever, with Sogea Satom. On August 29, 2007, Gazelle has signed their second sponsorship deal, with Ecobank Tchad. Gazelle have won 2 league titles (in 2009 and 2012), 6 national cups, 6 league-cups and 2 super-cups. They were league runners-up 7 times: in 1975, 1976, 1977, 1982, 1984, 2003 and 2010. The club has also represented Chad in African competitions in 1994, 1998, 2000, 2002,[3] 2005, 2010[4] and 2013.[5]

Stadium[edit]

Stade Omnisports Idriss Mahamat Ouya, also named Stade Nacional, is a multi-purpose stadium located in N'Djamena, Chad.[6] It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 20,000[7] people. It is currently the home ground of the Chad national football team. It is named after former Chadian highjumper Mahamat Idriss (1942—1987).

Uniform[edit]

Its uniform colors for home games is a white shirt with black shorts and shocks and an orange t-shirt and socks with a black shorts for away games. Its uniform colors in 2010 were a dark blue t-shirt and socks with yellow shorts for home games and white clothing for away games.

Home uniform in 2000's
Home uniform in 2010
Away uniform in 2010

Achievements[edit]

2009, 2012.
1973, 1974, 1997, 2000, 2001.

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

2010 – First Round
2013 – Preliminary Round
2005 – Preliminary Round
Gabon FC 105 Libreville (3–3, away)
1993 – Preliminary Round
Equatorial Guinea CD Elá Nguema (2–3 on agg.)
1998 – Preliminary Round
Benin Dragons FC de l'Ouémé (3–6 on agg.)
2001 – First Round
Gazelle FC – Cape Verde Sporting Clube da Praia, 5–2, (Sporting Praia withdrew)
Democratic Republic of the Congo AS Saint-Luc, 0–1, 2–2
2002 – First Round
Niger Akokana FC (3–1 on agg.)
USM Alger (1–6 on agg.)

Current squad[edit]

As of 28 August 2015

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
23 Cameroon GK Ghislain Mendouga
Chad GK Oumar Yangoussou
4 Chad DF Fabrice
5 Chad DF Felix Mbaihore
15 Chad DF Militoh Bemadji
20 Chad DF Maigue Abbas
21 Chad DF Joel Nadour
Chad DF Cesar Abaya
Chad DF Ninga Ndonane
Chad DF Issaka
Chad DF Mahamat Djibrine
Chad DF Abbo
Chad DF Abdel Aziz
No. Position Player
10 Chad MF Manga
12 Chad MF Abdoulaye
14 Chad MF Doumnan Herman (Captain)
24 Chad MF Nodjiram Ngambert
25 Chad MF Aaron
45 Chad MF Ali Kabir
3 Chad FW Celestin Djembayel
7 Chad FW Ahmed Evariste Medego
8 Chad FW Beadoum Mondé
9 Chad FW Ngueyasra
29 Chad FW Mahamat Ali
35 Chad FW Ali Issa
42 Chad FW Dogo Mahamat

Notable players[edit]

The club had few national team players like Hilaire Kédigui, Doumnan Herman, Cesar Madalangue and Madawa Macrada.

Management[edit]

Current staff[edit]

As of 10 August 2015.
Name Role
Adjib Koulamallah Chairman
Mamadou Bodjim Manager
Mahamat Allamine Abakar Assistant manager
Alhadji Arabie The steward of the club
Dominique Teinkor Goalkeeping Coach
Saleh Tchéré General secretary
Malick Fomadjo Treasurer
Abderahim Mahamat Zène Worimi Assistant treasurer

Managers[edit]

References[edit]

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