US Ouakam

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US Ouakam
Full name Union Sportive Ouakam
Founded 1951
Ground Stade Demba Diop
Dakar, Senegal
Ground Capacity 15,000
Chairman Senegal Abdoul Aziz Gueye (in 2011)
Manager Senegal Omar Gueye Ndiaye (in 2013)
League Senegal Premier League
2015–16 9th

Union Sportive Ouakam (estimate Wolof form: Wakaam), abbreviation: USO is a Senegalese football club based in Dakar in the subdivision of Ouakam in the west of the city close to Cap Vert.

They play in the top division in Senegalese football. Their home stadium is Stade Demba Diop.[1]

History[edit]

The club was founded in the 1951 by el Hadji Moussa Diagne in the last decade of French rule in Senegal.

Ouakam win their first cup title in 1964, their second in 1989 and their recent in 2006. Ouakam won their only championship title in 2011.[2]

Ouakam appeared at the continentals after winning their second cup title in 1990 at the Winners' Cup and advanced up to the quarterfinals where they lost to Nigeria's BCC Lions. They came back for the second and last time in 2007 and lost to Burkina Faso's Étoile Filante. After winning their only championship title, they made their only appearance at the 2012 CAF Champions League and challenged Brikama United and lost the Senegambian match in the preliminaries.

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Its logo color has a crested shield with a wave below the middle of the shield, on top is coloured red and white on the bottom. On top has a shark and on the bottom right the club's name in its acronym and year of its foundation.

Its other logo has a white circle with a thin red rim with a shark on top and the club name's acronym on the bottom.

Honours[edit]

2011.
1964, 1989, 2006.

League and cup history[edit]

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

US Ouakam's results in CAF competition
Season Competition Qualification method Round Opposition Home Away Aggregate
1986 CAF Cup Winners' Cup Senegalese Cup winners First Round Cameroon Tonnerre Yaoundé 2–0 0–1 3–0
Second Round Requins de l'Atlantique 1–0 0–0 2–3
Quarterfinals Nigeria BCC Lions 0–1 3–1 1–4
2007 CAF Confederation Cup Senegalese Cup winners First Round Burkina Faso Étoile Filante Ouagadougou 1–0 1–0 1–1 (3–4 p)
2012 CAF Champions League Senegalese champions First Round The Gambia Brikama United 1–0 1–0 1–1 (3–5 p)

National level[edit]

Season Tier Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA GD P Cup League Cup AN Cup Notes Final Phase
1990-91 1 14 30 7 10 13 19 31 -12 24
1991-92 1 14 30 5 14 1 19 29 -10 34
2002–03 1 - - - - - - - -
2003–04 1 14 38 11 15 12 27 27 7 48
2005 1 12 34 10 11 13 30 37 -7 41 Winner
2006 1B 8 16 4 4 8 10 16 -6 16 Did not advance Did not participate
2007 1A 5 16 7 4 4 14 13 +1 25 Advanced into the Second phase
6 10 1 4 5 5 12 -7 7 6th place
2008 1A 6 18 4 11 3 13 12 +1 23 Did not advance Did not participated
2009 1A 5 16 6 3 7 11 10 +1 21 First Round Did not advance Did not participate
2010 1B 3 16 6 6 4 12 12 0 24 First Round Did not advance Did not participate
2010–11 1 1 30 16 7 7 27 14 +13 55
2011–12 1A 2 14 6 7 1 18 8 +10 25 Advanced into the second phase
4 6 1 1 4 1 5 -4 4 2nd place
2013 1 11 30 9 9 12 26 36 -10 36
2013–14 1 6 26 9 8 9 17 18 -1 35
2014–15 1 8 26 8 9 9 24 41 +3 33
2015-16 1 9 26 6 15 5 21 20 +1 33

Squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 Senegal GK Pape Latir N'Diaye
2 Senegal DF Moussa Dione (Captain)
3 Senegal DF Jean Francois Diokh
4 Senegal DF Pape Seyni Touré
5 Senegal DF Mamadou Sylla
6 Senegal DF Pape Modou Ndiaye
No. Position Player
8 Guinea MF Arfang Sylla
9 Guinea FW Karifa Kourouma
10 Senegal MF Ibrahima Gueye
11 Senegal FW Pape Koukpaki
17 Senegal MF Barthelemy Mané
20 Senegal FW Sadio Diao

Notable players[edit]

Managers[edit]

  • Malick Daff (in 2011)
  • Senegal Omar Gueye Ndiaye (as of 2013)

References[edit]

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