Rodez AF

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Rodez AF
Rodez AF logo2.png
Full nameRodez Aveyron Football
Founded1929; 90 years ago (1929)
GroundStade Paul-Lignon,
ChairmanPierre-Olivier Murat
ManagerLaurent Peyrelade
LeagueLigue 2
2018–19Championnat National, 1st (promoted)
WebsiteClub 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. 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.

On 11 April 2019, Rodez secured promotion back to Ligue 2 after 26 years in lower divisions.[3]


Current squad[edit]

As of 4 February 2019[4][5]

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 Arthur Desmas
4 France DF Pierre Bardy
5 France DF Yohan Roche
7 France MF Nassim Ouammou
8 France MF Pierre Ruffaut
9 France FW Dorian Caddy
10 France MF Aurélien Tertereau
11 France MF Ugo Bonnet
12 Democratic Republic of the Congo MF Francis Dady Ngoye
13 Georgia (country) DF Amiran Sanaia
14 France MF Loïc Poujol
16 France GK Lionel Mpasi
17 France DF Nathanaël Dieng
No. Position Player
18 France FW Edwin Maanane
19 France DF Alexis Peyrelade
20 France FW Matthieu Guerbert
21 France FW Joris Chougrani
22 France MF David Douline
23 France MF Boris Mathis
24 France MF Hugo Garcia
25 France MF Corentin Jacob
26 France FW Ayoub Ouhafsa
27 France MF Erwan Maury
28 France MF Valentin Henry
29 France DF Grégory Coelho
30 France GK Thomas Secchi

Reserve squad[edit]

As of 22 March 2019[6]

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

No. Position Player
France GK Valentin Dahak
France GK Julien Melac
Italy DF Lino Ricci
France DF Thomas Bennet
France DF Mohamed Djelti
France DF Doryan Soualem
France DF Basile Delclaux
France DF Julien Santos
France DF Thomas Lacroix
France MF Quentin Lacombe
France MF Quentin Mazars
France MF Simon Petiaut
No. Position Player
France MF Grégory Bon
France MF Pierre Morcillo
France MF Florian Ruiz
France MF Majid Ajoun
France MF Hugo Bobek
France MF Seny Condé
France MF Martin Lazuech
France FW Anthony Voirin
France FW Simon Quebre
France FW Antoine Fabre
France FW Bala Fofana
France FW Brandonne Kinsisidi

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



  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. ^ "26 ans plus tard, Rodez est en Ligue 2" (in French). 11 April 2019. Retrieved 12 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Effectif" (in French). Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Rodez Aveyron Football - Squad". Scoresway. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  6. ^ "NATIONAL 3" (in French). Rodez AF. Retrieved 22 March 2019.

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