|Full name||Royal Football Club Tournai|
|Ground||Stade Luc Varenne, Tournai|
|League||Belgian Third Amateur Division|
|2016–17||Belgian Third Amateur Division, 5th|
R.F.C. Tournai is a Belgian association football club from the city of Tournai, Hainaut. It is the result of the merger between R. Union Sportive Tournaisienne (matricule n°26) and R.R.C. Tournaisien (n°36) in 2002. The club wears the matricule n°26 and plays in the Third Amateur Division.
R. Union Sportive Tournaisienne history
Union Sportive Tournaisienne was founded in 1902 and became a member of the Belgian Football Association one year later. It played in the second division as soon as the competition was officially started in 1910. The club reached its peak when it played its only one season in the first division in 1951–52. It finished last (16th) with 3 wins and 12 points. In 2002 Tournai won the Promotion A and it merged with the Racing so that the new R.F.C. began in the third division.
R.F.C. Tournai history
Tournai began with a nice 6th place in 2003 but could not avoid relegation the next year when it finished 15th (on 16). In 2005 it won the Promotion A. On November, 24th, 2007 Thierry Pister was appointed as the new head coach for the club.
As of 18 October, 2013.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
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