Horoya Athletic Club, also known as Horoya Conakry or H.A.C., is a Guinean football club based in Conakry, Guinea. The club plays in the Ligue 1 Pro,[2] the top tier in the Guinean football league system. It was founded in 1975.

Horoya AC
Full nameHoroya Athletic Club
Founded1975; 48 years ago (1975)
GroundStade 28 Septembre, Conakry
PresidentAntonio Souaré[1]
ManagerLappé Bangoura
LeagueLigue 1 Pro
2021–221st place
WebsiteClub website


In 2014, they eliminated the 2013 FIFA Club World Cup runner-up Raja Casablanca in the second qualifying round of the 2014 CAF Champions League.[3]

In 2018, after finishing second in the group stage of the CAF Champions League, the club reached the quarter-finals for the first time in its history, where it lost against Al Ahly SC 4–0 on aggregate (0–0 in Conakry and 4–0 in Cairo).

Club identityEdit

The name Horoya means Liberty or Freedom in both Guinea's local and Arabic languages. The word comes from the huge and significant Arabic influence on Guinean society.

Home shirtEdit

Its Home shirt colours are red and white. The red, symbol of blood of the martyrs for the independence struggle and white for great purity and hope.




Champion: 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 (Record)
Champion: 1989, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2019
Champion: 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2022 (Record)


Champion: 1978
Champion: 2009


The Conakry Derby, is a football match between Guinean clubs Horoya AC and Santoba FC. It is a match between arguably the two most successful clubs in Guinea.

Performance in CAF competitionsEdit

1997 – First Round
1998 – Second Round
1999 – First Round
2009 – Champion

Current squadEdit

As of 12 November, 2021[5]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   GUI Sékou Sylla
4 DF   MLI Salif Coulibaly
5 DF   MLI Boubacar Samassekou
6 MF   GUI Ismaël Camara
7 MF   GUI Naby Soumah
8 MF   GUI Alseny Soumah
9 FW   GUI Daouda Camara
11 MF   BFA Dramane Nikièma
13 DF   GUI Alseny Camara
14 DF   MLI Issaka Samaké
15 FW   GUI Gnagna Barry
16 GK   SEN Khadim N'Diaye
17 MF   GHA Seyei Baffour
18 DF   GUI Fode Camara
No. Pos. Nation Player
19 DF   MTN Khadim Diaw
20 FW   SEN Pape Abdou Ndiaye
22 GK   GUI Moussa Camara
23 DF   GUI Ibrahima Sory Doumbouya
25 DF   GUI Ibrahima Condé
26 MF   NIG Mohamed Wonkoye
27 DF   GUI Abou Mangué
28 MF   GUI Mohamed Coumbassa
29 FW   GUI Boniface Haba
30 FW   BFA Ocansey Mandela
31 FW   GUI Sekou Keita
33 DF   GUI Samuel Conté
35 GK   SLE Mohamed Kamara

Notable coachesEdit


  1. ^ Le Horoya AC de Conakry se renforce avec cinq nouvelles recrues Archived 2013-12-11 at the Wayback Machine – starafrica.com
  2. ^ Satellite FC face à Horoya AC pour le titre de champion de football de Guinée Archived 2013-12-11 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Liga dos Campeões: Vice-campeão mundial, Raja Casablanca é precocemente eliminado de torneio continental" (in Portuguese). FutNet. 9 March 2014. Archived from the original on 9 March 2014. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
  4. ^ David Goldblatt (1 August 2003). World Soccer Yearbook 2003-4: The Complete Guide to the World Game. Dk Pub. ISBN 978-0-7894-9654-6. Retrieved 8 August 2013.
  5. ^ Horoya AC Squad
  6. ^ Football : le Horoya AC de Conakry remporte la coupe nationale et réalise le doublé. Archived 2013-12-13 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Patrice Neveu va succéder à Victor Zvunka

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