LB Châteauroux

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La Berrichonne
Full name La Berrichonne de Châteauroux
Nickname(s) La Berri
Founded 1883; 134 years ago (1883)
Ground Stade Gaston Petit,
Ground Capacity 17,173
Chairman Thierry Schoen
Manager Jean-Luc Vasseur
League Ligue 2
2016–17 Championnat National 1st (promoted)
Website Club website

La Berrichonne de Châteauroux (French pronunciation: ​[lɑ beʁiʃɔn də ʃatoʁu]; commonly referred to as La Berrichonne or simply Châteauroux) is a French association football club based in Châteauroux. The football team is a part of a sports club that consists of several other sports and was founded in 1883. The team currently plays in Ligue 2, the second division of French football. The club has played only one season in Ligue 1; the 1997–98 season.

In 2004, Châteauroux reached the final of the 2003–04 Coupe de France. The team was defeated 1–0 by Paris Saint-Germain, but still qualified for the following season's UEFA Cup because Paris Saint-Germain finished second in the first division. Châteauroux lost in the first round to Belgian club Club Brugge.

Châteauroux plays its home fixtures at the 17,173 capacity Stade Gaston Petit in front of crowds averaging between 6,000–7,000. Visitors are directed to one end of the Credit Agricole stand. The team strip is a deep red and blue with a vertical striped shirt and blue shorts. The club president was Michel Denisot and is currently Patrick Le Seyec. The current Manager is Michel Estevan who took over for the 2016-2017 season. Châteauroux's kit manufacturer is Nike.



Current squad[edit]

As of 13 August 2017.[1]

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

No. Position Player
1 France GK Louis Souchaud
2 Comoros DF Chaker Alhadhur (on loan from Caen)
3 Cameroon DF Yannick M'Boné
4 France DF Richard-Quentin Samnick
5 France DF Grégory Bourillon
6 Senegal MF Sidy Sarr
7 France FW Oumare Tounkara
8 France MF Sofiane Khadda
10 Algeria FW Saïd Benrahma (on loan from Nice)
11 Togo FW Razak Boukari
12 France DF Nama Fofana
13 France FW Christophe Mandanne
14 Chad MF Sanaa Altama
15 France FW Kévin Goba
No. Position Player
16 France GK Rémi Pillot
17 France MF Kévin das Neves
18 Senegal MF Fallou Niang
19 Senegal MF Opa Sangante
20 France MF Alexandre Raineau
21 France MF Christopher Operi
23 France FW Yann Mabella (on loan from Nancy)
22 France MF Kamel Chergui
25 France DF Aldo Angoula
26 France MF Brian Chevreuil
27 France DF Cheick Traoré (on loan from Guingamp)
29 France MF Mehdi Merghem
40 France GK Mouez Hassen (on loan from Nice)

Notable players[edit]

See Category:LB Châteauroux players



  1. ^ "Le groupe" (in French). Retrieved 11 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "France – Trainers of First and Second Division Clubs". Archived from the original on 31 May 2008. Retrieved 1 August 2007. 

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