2015–16 Ligue 1 (Ivory Coast)

The 2015–16 Ligue 1 is the 57th season of top-tier football in Côte d'Ivoire. The season began on 28 November 2015. AS Tanda defended their first league title, holding off Séwé Sport by going unbeaten in their last eight matches.

Ligue 1
Season2015–16
ChampionsTanda
RelegatedKorhogo
Yopougon
2017 CAF Champions LeagueSéwé Sport
Tanda
2017 CAF Confederation CupAbengourou
Sporting Gagnoa
Matches played182
Goals scored359 (1.97 per match)
Biggest home win
2 matches
Biggest away win
2 matches
Highest scoring
3 matches
Longest winning runTanda (6)
Longest unbeaten runSporting Gagnoa (15)
Longest winless runSOA (15)
Longest losing runJCAT
Korhogo (6)
All statistics correct as of 11 September 2016.

The league comprised 14 teams, the bottom two of which, Korhogo and Yopougon, were relegated to the 2017 Ligue 2.

TeamsEdit

A total of 14 teams will contest the league, including 12 sides from the 2014–15 season and two promoted from the 2014–15 Ligue 2, Moossou FC and Yopougon FC. On the other hand, Bouaké FC and Stella Club d'Adjamé were the last two teams of the 2014–15 season and will play in Ligue 2 for the 2015-16 season. AS Tanda are the defending champions from the 2014–15 season.

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Team Home city Stadium Capacity 2013 season
Academie de Foot Amadou Diallo Abidjan Stade Robert Champroux 20,000 8th in Ligue 1
ASEC Mimosas Abidjan Stade Robert Champroux 20,000 2nd in Ligue 1
AS Indenié Abengourou Abengourou Stade Henri Konan Bédié 3,000 9th in Ligue 1
Africa Sports d'Abidjan Abidjan Stade Robert Champroux 20,000 4th in Ligue 1
AS Denguélé Bouaké Stade de Bouaké 35,000 12th in Ligue 1
Jeunesse Club d'Abidjan Abidjan Parc des Sports de Treichville 4,000 11th in Ligue 1
CO Korhogo Bouaké Stade de Bouaké 35,000 10th in Ligue 1
Moossou FC Grand-Bassam Stade Municipal de Grand-Bassam 3,000 Ligue 2
Société Omnisports de l'Armée Yamoussoukro Stade de Yamoussoukro 6,000 7th in Ligue 1
Sporting Club de Gagnoa Gagnoa Stade Victor Biaka Boda 5,000 3rd in Ligue 1
Stade d'Abidjan Abidjan Stade Robert Champroux 20,000 5th in Ligue 1
Séwé Sport de San-Pédro San Pédro Stade Auguste Denise 8,000 6th in Ligue 1
Association Sportive Tanda Abengourou Stade Henri Konan Bédié 3,000 Ligue 1 Champions
Yopougon FC Yopougon Stade de Anguédédou Ligue 2

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Tanda (C, Q) 26 14 7 5 29 17 +12 49 2017 CAF Champions League
2 Séwé Sport (Q) 26 12 9 5 31 20 +11 45
3 Sporting Gagnoa (Q) 26 11 12 3 25 17 +8 45 2017 CAF Confederation Cup
4 Abengourou (Q) 26 10 12 4 29 17 +12 42
5 Denguélé 26 10 11 5 32 24 +8 41
6 ASEC Mimosas 26 8 12 6 21 15 +6 36
7 Stade d'Abidjan 26 10 5 11 31 27 +4 35
8 Africa Sports 26 9 6 11 29 30 −1 33
9 Moossou 26 7 10 9 25 28 −3 31
10 AFAD 26 8 6 12 25 27 −2 30
11 SOA 26 7 8 11 23 32 −9 29
12 JCAT 26 5 12 9 20 28 −8 27
13 Yopougon (R) 26 5 7 14 15 39 −24 22 Relegation to 2017 Ligue 2
14 Korhogo (R) 26 4 7 15 24 38 −14 19
Updated to match(es) played on 11 September 2016. Source: soccerway.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head points; 5) head-to-head goal difference
(C) Champion; (Q) Qualified for the phase indicated; (R) Relegated

Positions by roundEdit

Leader
2016 CAF Champions League
or 2016 CAF Confederation Cup
Relegation to Ligue 2
Team ╲ Round1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526
Tanda10812149751111111111221112111
Séwé Sport10131057998887897742332344432
Sporting Gagnoa101113121212121111111191010996764421223
Abengourou710465567771078610108875555554
Denguélé1011881010109994552353113233345
ASEC Mimosas796788810101061068524557766676
Stade d'Abidjan16996432322224237446877767
Africa Sports12242225559345881010910688998
Moossou131111134456796799891011910109
AFAD1013141314111112131413121212111111111111119108810
SOA11323344668111111121212121212121212121111
JCAT65534676233433465610891011111212
Yopougon97111113141414141312131414141414141414141313131313
Korhogo1371011131313121214141313131313131313131414141414
Updated to match(es) played on 11 September 2015. Source: Soccerway

Season statisticsEdit

ScoringEdit

  • First goal of the season: Krahire Yannick Zakri for ASEC against Abengourou[1] (28 November 2015)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SPORT-IVOIRE.CI ::Retrouvez toute l'actualité sportive Ivoirienne et internationale". Archived from the original on 23 November 2015. Retrieved 1 December 2015.