R.O.C. de Charleroi-Marchienne

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R.O.C. de Charleroi-Marchienne logo.svg
Full name Royal Olympic Club de Charleroi-Marchienne
Founded 1912
Ground Stade de la Neuville, Belgium
Ground Capacity 12,000
League Belgian Third Division B

Royal Olympic Club de Charleroi-Marchienne, aka ROCCM, is a Belgian association football club from the city of Charleroi, Hainaut. As of 2010, they play in Belgian Third Division B.


It was founded in 1912 as Olympic Club de Charleroi. The next year the club registered to the Belgian Football Association to become the matricule n°246. Between 1972 and 1982 the club was named R.O.C. de Montignies-sur-Sambre. In 2000 the club merged with R.A. Marchienne and changed its name from Royal Olympic Club de Charleroi to its present name.

O.C. de Charleroi first appeared in the second division in 1936 and it won its league eight points ahead of U.S. du Centre, a rival club located nearby Charleroi. It then played in the first division until 1963 (except for the 1955–56 season), joined at that level by the rival Charleroi S.C. in 1947. Olympic finished 3rd in 1939 and then second in 1947. The club had a short come back in the first division in 1967–68 and in 1974–75. In 1981 Olympic was relegated to the third division.

In 2007, Olympic Charleroi won promotion by winning Belgian Third Division B.

As of 2010, they play in Belgian Third Division B.

Current squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 Japan GK Akihiro Hayashi
3 Belgium DF Stéphane Stassin
4 France MF Samuel Dog
5 Italy DF Damiano Crestani
6 Italy MF Nicolas Pedini
7 Belgium DF Filippo Porco
8 Ghana MF Prince Bobby
9 Madagascar FW Faed Arsène
10 Belgium FW Thomas Nélis
12 Belgium DF Keevin Terwagne
13 France DF Wilfried Remy
No. Position Player
14 Belgium MF Constantin Balcaen
18 Italy FW Anthony Benazzi
19 Democratic Republic of the Congo MF Raphaël Mutombo Kupa
20 Democratic Republic of the Congo FW Tcho-Tcho Nzuzi
21 Montenegro MF Srđan Lopičić
22 Netherlands DF Thomas Van Den Houten
23 Turkey MF Erdem Sen
24 Belgium GK Jonathan Bourdon
26 Ghana MF Stanley Afedzie
30 Belgium GK Samuel Forlini
76 Belgium MF Steven Godfroid



Head coach
Assistant coach
  • Peter Mommaert
Goalkeeper coach
Team chef
  • Giuseppe Santoro


Fitness coach
  • Bruno Dabast
  • Luc Mattot
  • Sébastien Notot


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