Rodez AF

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Rodez AF
Rodez AF logo.svg
Full name Rodez Aveyron Football
Founded 1929; 89 years ago (1929)
Ground Stade Paul Lignon,
Ground Capacity 5,955
Chairman Pierre-Olivier Murat
Manager Laurent Peyrelade
League Championnat National
2016–17 Championnat de France Amateur Group D, 1st (promoted)
Website Club website

Rodez Aveyron Football (Occitan: Rodés Avairon; commonly referred to as le Raf[1] or simply Rodez) is a French association football club based in Rodez. The club was founded in 1929 and currently play in the Championnat National, the third level of French football. From 1988–1993, Rodez played in Ligue 2. The club plays its home matches at the Stade Paul Lignon located within the city. Rodez is managed by former football player Franck Rizzeto and captained by midfielder Freddy Castanier. The women's squad was founded in 1993 and are known as the Rafettes.[2] They play in the Division 1 Féminine, the top division in France.


Current squad[edit]

As of 7 November 2017.[3] [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 Enzo Basilio (on loan from Dijon)
4 France DF Pierre Bardy
5 France DF Edouard Daillet
6 France DF Oumar Gonzalez (on loan from Metz)
7 Mali FW Diawoye Diarra
8 France FW Pierre Ruffaut
9 France FW Sébastien Da Silva
10 France MF Martin Douillard
11 France FW Ugo Bonnet
13 Georgia (country) DF Amiran Sanaia
14 France MF Loïc Poujol
15 France FW Loïc Coupin
No. Position Player
16 France GK Lionel Mpasi
17 Guinea FW Kader Diemé
20 France FW Mathieu Guerbert
21 France FW Joris Chougrani
22 France MF Rémi Boissier
23 France FW Maxime Ras
24 France MF Hugo Garcia
25 France DF Hendrick Foucras
27 France MF Nassim Ouammou
28 France DF Jérémy Mellot
29 France FW Ismaël Chrifi
France MF Alexis Peyrelade

Notable players[edit]

For a list of former Rodez players, see Category:Rodez AF players.



  • Chairman: Pierre-Olivier Murat
  • General Manager: Grégory Ursule


  • Head Coach: Laurent Peyrelade
  • Goalkeeper Coach: David Manhaval


  • Division 3
    • Runners-up (1): 1990
    • Winners (2): 1988 (Southwest group), 1990 (Central West group)
  • Championnat de France amateur
    • Winners (1): 2007 (Group C)
  • Championnat de France amateur 2
    • Winners (1): 2004 (Group F)
  • Division 4
    • Winners (1): 1984 (Group G)
  • Division d'Honneur (Midi-Pyrénées)
    • Champions (3): 1956, 1969, 1982


  1. ^ "National. Vainqueur, le Rodez AF se rend la vie plus facile". La Depeche (in French). 29 September 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Rafettes maintenues". La Depeche (in French). 5 July 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Effectif" (in French). Retrieved 16 August 2017. 

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