JS Saoura

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JS Saoura
JS Saoura (logo).png
Full name Jeunesse Sportive de la Saoura
Nickname(s) JSS
The Eagles
Founded 2008 in Méridja
Ground Stade 20 Août 1955
Place 1er Novembre,
08000, Béchar
Ground Capacity 20,000
President Mohamed Zerouati
Manager France Bernard Simondi
League Ligue Professionnelle 1
Website Club home page

Jeunesse Sportive de la Saoura (Arabic: الشبيبة الرياضية للساورة‎‎), known as JS Saoura or JSS for short, is an Algerian football club based in the town of Méridja in the Béchar Province.[1] The club is currently playing in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.

History[edit]

In the 2009–2010 season, JS Saoura won the West division of the 2009–10 Inter-Régions Division.[2] The previous season, JS Saoura was playing in the Regional Béchar League, where it also finished first and won promotion to the Inter-Régions Division.

In the 2010–2011 season, JS Saoura finished first in the Centre-Ouest division of the Championnat National de Football Amateur to win promotion to the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 2 for the first time in its history.[3]

On April 17, 2012, JS Saoura beat SA Mohammadia 3–1 in their week 28 match up of the 2011-12 Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 2 to guarantee promotion to the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.[4]

By season[edit]

Season Division Pos. G W D L GS GA P Cup Notes
2008–09 Ligue Régional I promoted 1 - - - - - - - -
2009–10 Inter-Régions promoted 1 28 17 7 4 39 20 58 - Promoted to LNF Amateur
2010–11 LNF Amateur promoted 1 24 15 6 3 46 23 51 First Round Promoted to Ligue 2
2011–12 Ligue 2 promoted 2 30 17 5 8 48 26 56 Last 16 Promoted to Ligue 1
2012–13 Ligue 1 9 30 10 8 12 28 26 38 First Round
2013–14 Ligue 1 9 30 13 6 11 38 36 45 First Round
2014–15 Ligue 1 First Round

Honours[edit]

Domestic Competitions[edit]

Runner-up (1) : 2011–12
Winner (1) : 2010–11
Winner (1) : 2009–10
Winner (1) : 2008–09

Current Squad[edit]

As of 28 March, 2016. [5]

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

No. Position Player
1 Algeria GK Houari Djemili
3 Algeria DF Lotfi Dahmri
4 Algeria DF Ibrahim Bekakchi
5 Algeria DF Nadjib Maaziz
6 Algeria DF Mohamed Lagraâ
7 Algeria MF Mohamed El Amine Tiouli
8 Algeria MF Mahfoud Amri
9 Algeria FW Saïd Sayah
10 Algeria MF Sofiane Ammour
11 Algeria FW Salim Belkheir
13 Algeria MF Nabil Bousmaha
14 Algeria MF Djilali Terbah
15 Algeria FW Abdenour Belkheir
No. Position Player
16 Algeria GK Salah Laouti
17 Algeria FW Moustapha Djallit
18 Algeria MF Messala Merbah
19 Algeria FW Hamza Zaidi
22 Algeria MF Ziri Hammar
23 Cameroon MF Jean Fils
24 Algeria DF Mohamed Tiboutine
25 Algeria MF Riad Gharrich
26 Algeria MF Mohamed Hamia
28 Algeria DF Khaled Toubal
29 Algeria DF Touhami Sebie (captain)
30 Algeria GK Abdelkader Benameur

Managers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeunesse Sportive de la Saoura Archived 12 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Inter-région : JS Saoura, WAB et ABS champions
  3. ^ DNA : La JS Saoura rejoint le MO Bejaia en Ligue 2
  4. ^ "La JS Saoura accède à la ligue 1 !" (in French). DZFoot. April 17, 2012. Retrieved April 20, 2012. 
  5. ^ "First Team". Ligue de Football Professionnel. Retrieved 19 December 2012.