Association Sportive Nika, more commonly known as AS Nika, is a Congolese football club based in Kisangani, Tshopo province and currently playing in the Linafoot Ligue 2, the second level of the Congolese football. Their home games are played at Stade Lumumba.

AS Nika
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Full nameAssociation Sportive Nika
Founded1955 as FC RUBI
GroundStade Lumumba
Kisangani, DR Congo
Capacity10,000
LeagueLinafoot
2013–146th, Group A
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

 
AS Nika team line-up 2010

AS Nika was founded in 1955[1] as FC RUBI, the name of the river which symbolizes their origin and which is found at the entrance to the city of Buta, by the students of Frères Maristes school from Buta who came to study in Kisangani.[2]

Over time, the club has had several names ; FC Dieterein, INSS, Espoir, Electronic and from 1972 AS Nika.

HonoursEdit

Ligue de Football de Province Orientale (LIFPO)

  • Winners (1): 2006
  • Runners-up (1): 2010

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Congo-Kinshasa (DR Congo, Zaire) - Foundation Dates of Clubs". RSSSF.
  2. ^ "AS Nika Présentation". Archived from the original on 2015-04-06.

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