R.F.C. Tournai

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R.F.C. Tournai
Full name Royal Football Club Tournai
Founded 1902
Ground Stade Luc Varenne, Tournai
Ground Capacity 2,500
Chairman Belgium Philippe Rasseneur
Manager Belgium Michel Wintacq
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.

History[edit]

R. Union Sportive Tournaisienne history[edit]

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[edit]

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.

Current squad[edit]

As of 18 October, 2013.[1]

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

No. Position Player
Belgium GK Christophe Martin
Belgium GK Antoine Havez
Belgium GK Florent Cammers
Belgium DF Fabien Delbeeke
France DF Loïc Leclercq
Belgium DF Loïc Delval
Belgium DF Marvin Foucart
France DF Romain Ribeiro
Belgium DF Maxence Delval
Belgium MF Bastien Chantry
Belgium MF Jonathan Delannoy
No. Position Player
Belgium MF Julien Desire
France MF Gregory Ferreira Lino
Belgium MF Brecht Verbrugghe
Belgium MF Jérémie Cremers
Belgium MF Volkan Ozen
Belgium MF Steven Grammens
France MF Geoffrey Cabaye
Belgium MF Joris Urbain
Bosnia and Herzegovina FW Adnan Custovic
Belgium FW Tom Delangre
Belgium FW Julien Colinet

Staff

Head Coach

  • Belgium Mickael Browaeys

Assistant Coach

  • Belgium Fabien Delbeeke

Goalkeeper Coach

Team Chef

  • Belgium Abdel Araci

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