Raed Club Arbaâ (Arabic: أمل الأربعاء), known as RC Arbaâ or simply RCA for short, is an Algerian football club located in Larbaâ. The club was founded in 1941 and its colours are blue and white. Their home stadium, the Ismaïl Makhlouf Stadium, has a capacity of some 5,000 spectators. The club is currently playing in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.

RC Arbaâ
Full nameRaed Club Arbaâ
Nickname(s)RCA, Blues
FoundedFebruary 27, 1941; 83 years ago (1941-02-27)
as Raed Club Arbéen
GroundIsmaïl Makhlouf Stadium
PresidentAhmed Boukhalfa
LeagueLigue 2
2022–23Ligue 1, 15th of 16 (relegated)
Current season

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In 2012, RC Arba finished first in the Groupe Centre of the 2011–12 Ligue Nationale du Football Amateur to win promotion to the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 2, marking their return to the second division after a twelve-year absence.[1] The following season, they finished second in the 2012-13 Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 2 to win promotion to the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1 for the first time.[2]

On July 18, 2021, RC Arbaâ were promoted to the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.[3]

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References edit

  1. ^ APS (May 5, 2012). "RC Arba, CR Témouchent et CRB Ain Fakroun en Ligue 2" (in French). DZFoot. Retrieved January 3, 2012.
  2. ^ Walid Z. (May 3, 2013). "CRB Aïn Fakroun champion, SAM et MOC relégués en D3" (in French). DZFoot. Archived from the original on May 6, 2013. Retrieved May 4, 2013.
  3. ^ "Ligue 2 (Play-offs) 3e journée : le HBCL bat le MCBOS (1–0) et accède en Ligue 1 avec le RCA".

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