|Full name||Gazelle Football Club|
|Founded||16 May 1972|
|Ground||Stade Omnisports Idriss Mahamat Ouya
|League||Chad Premier League|
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.
The club's colours are traditionally black and white.
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, 2005, 2010 and 2013.
Their first appearance at the African cup competition was in 1994 where they lost to Sony Elá Nguema of Equatorial Guinea, not a single goal Gazelle had scored. The remaining three had Gazelle qualifing as cup winner, Gazelle scored their first continental goal in 1998 in a match against Dragons Ouémé, they never defeated that club in its two matches, one had a draw. Gazelle came back in 2001 and faced Sporting Praia of Cape Verde, there, they made their first victory over that club 5-2in 2001, they elevated into the First Round after Sporting Praia withdrew and faced Democratic Congo's AS Saint-Luc and didn't won a match, the club scored two goals. Gazelle appeared for the fourth time in 2002 and defeated Akokana 3-0 in the second match as the first one was scoreless, Gazelle challenged USM Alger from Algeria, the first match was a scoreless draw and lost the second one 1-5. Their next appearance at the cup competition would be the CAF Confederation Cup and faced FC 105 from Gabon, the club lost two matches Gazelle only scored a goal there.
After winning their first championship title in 2009, Gazelle entered the continental championships for the first time in 2010, the club defeated the first match against Bayelsa which was Gazelle's last win, the second one had a two goal draws and Gazelle advanced into the First Round where they challenged against Al Merreikh of the Sudan (now commonly as the Khartoumian Sudan), the club did not won a match and scored 2 goals to three in two of its matches, one had a goal draw and Gazelle was out, Gazelle scored its final goals to date. In their second CAF Champions League appearance and their recent continental competition, the club lost to Egypt's Zamalek in nearly large number of 7 in the first match and Gazelle scored no goal in either to its two matches, the second match was scoreless and was knocked out of the CAF Champions League competition.
Gazelle did not appear in the 2016 CAF Champions League mainly due to financial reasons. Gazelle will be appearing in the 2017 CAF Champions League and making their third appearance.
Stade Omnisports Idriss Mahamat Ouya, also named Stade Nacional, is a multi-purpose stadium located in N'Djamena, Chad. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 20,000 people. It is currently the home ground of the Chad national football team. It is named after former Chadian highjumper Mahamat Idriss (1942—1987).
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
- 2009, 2012, 2015, 2016.
- Chad Cup: 6
- 1973, 1974, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2012.
- Chad League Cup: 6
- Chad Super Cup: 2
- 1 Banque BTCD Cup title
- 1 STEE Cup title
- 1 SONASUT (Sugar Society) Cup title
Performance in CAF competitions
|1993||CAF Cup Winners' Cup||Preliminary Round||CD Elá Nguema||1-1||2-1||2-3|
|1998||CAF Cup Winners' Cup||Chad Cup winners||Preliminary Round||Dragons FC de l'Ouémé||2-2||0-1||3-2|
|2001||CAF Cup Winners' Cup||Chad Cup winners||Preliminary Round||Sporting Clube da Praia||5-2||canc.[a]||5-2|
|First Round||AS Saint-Luc||0-1||2-2||2-3|
|2002||CAF Cup Winners' Cup||Chad Cup winners||Preliminary Round||Akokana FC||0-0||3-0||3-0|
|First Round||USM Alger||0-0||1-6||1-6|
|2005||CAF Confederation Cup||Chad Cup winners||Preliminary Round||FC 105 Libreville||3-1||0-2||3-3 (a)|
|2010||CAF Champions League||Chadian champions||Preliminary Round||Bayelsa United||1–0||2–2||3–2|
|First Round||Al Merreikh||1–1||1–2||2–3|
|2013||CAF Champions League||Chadian League champions||Preliminary Round||Zamalek||7–0||0–0||7–0|
- Best position: First Round (CAF Champions League)
- Best position at cup competitions: First Round (continental)
- Appearances at the League Cup: 9
- Total matches played at the CAF Champions League: 6
- Total matches played at home: 3
- Total matches played away: 3
- Total number of wins at the CAF Champions League: 1
- Total draws at the CAF Champions League: 3
- Total home draws: 1
- Total away draws: 2
- Total losses at the CAF Champions League: 2
- Total number of goals scored at the CAF Champions League: 5
- Total matches played at the continental cup competitions 13
- Total matches played at home: 7
- Total matches played away: 6
- Total goals scored at the continental cup competitions: 13
- CAF Cup Winners' Cup: 10
- CAF Confederation Cup: 3
- 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.
- As of 10 August 2015.
|Mahamat Allamine Abakar||Assistant manager|
|Alhadji Arabie||The steward of the club|
|Dominique Teinkor||Goalkeeping Coach|
|Saleh Tchéré||General secretary|
|Abderahim Mahamat Zène Worimi||Assistant treasurer|
|Haroune Sabah ||Chad|
|Modou Kouta ||Chad|
|Joseph Mounte ||Cameroon||2012||2015|
|Mahamat Allamine Abakar||Chad||since 2016|
- Sporting Praia Withdrew
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