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Renaissance FC or RFC is a football (soccer) club from Chad based in N'Djamena. The club won Chad Premier League 7 times, last time in 2007. Recently, it produced few Chad national football team players, such as Mondésir Alladjim, Yaya Kerim, Esaie Djikoloum and Hassan Diallo.

Renaissance FC
Full nameRenaissance Football Club
Nickname(s)Mayaye
Short nameRFC
Founded1954[1]
GroundStade Omnisports Idriss Mahamat Ouya (Chad)
N'Djamena, Chad
Capacity20,000
ChairmanAbderaman Bechir
ManagerOumar Francis
LeagueChad Premier League
2019Chad Premier League, 2nd (Group A)[2]

The club's colours are traditionally green and red.

HistoryEdit

RFC was created in 1954, a period still under colonial domination. Constituted on the basis of the French law of 1901, RFC is a purely associative club, falling under no corporation.[3] The club was national champion 6 times, first time in 1989. In 2011, the club won national cup and supercup, after beating national champions Foullah Edifice in both finals.

StadiumEdit

Stade Omnisports Idriss Mahamat Ouya, also named Stade Nacional, is a multi-purpose stadium located in N'Djamena, Chad.[4] It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 20,000[5] people. It is currently the home ground of the Chad national football team. It is named after former Chadian highjumper Mahamat Idriss (1942—1987).

RivalriesEdit

RFC's arch-rivals are Elect-Sport FC.[6]

SponsorsEdit

The club was sponsored by CGCOC, a Chinese construction company.[7]

AchievementsEdit

1989, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007.
1990, 1996.
2011, 2013.
2011.

Performance in CAF competitionsEdit

2005 – Preliminary Round
2006 – Preliminary Round
2007 – Preliminary Round
1990 – Preliminary Round
2012 – First Round
1991 – First Round
1994 – withdrew in First Round
1997 – First Round
1999 – First Round

Current staffEdit

As of 10 August 2015.
Name Role
Moctar Mahmoud Chairman
Oumar Francis Manager
Ismael Ben Sherif Sporting director

List of coachesEdit

PresidentsEdit

  • El Hadj Youssouf
  • Abderamane Bechir (2010–)[15]
  • Moctar Mahamoud Hamid[16]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Finale de la Ligue de football de N'Djaména". tchadinfos.com. 10 October 2013. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  2. ^ https://tchadinfos.com/tchad/tchad-elect-sport-sacre-champion-national/
  3. ^ https://www.letchadanthropus-tribune.com/tchad-sport-opinion-libre-renaissance-football-club-rfc-pour-la-vie/
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2015-08-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "World Stadiums – Stadiums in Chad". Worldstadiums.com. Retrieved 23 August 2015.
  6. ^ "TCHADSPORT – Page 8". tchadsport.centerblog.net. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  7. ^ http://tchadsport.centerblog.net/57.html
  8. ^ https://www.letchadanthropus-tribune.com/tchad-sport-opinion-libre-renaissance-football-club-rfc-pour-la-vie/
  9. ^ http://www.journaldutchad.com/article.php?aid=10010
  10. ^ "TCHADSPORT – Page 28". Tchadsport.centerblog.net. Retrieved 23 August 2015.
  11. ^ "football – Page 29". tchadsport.centerblog.net. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  12. ^ "TCHADSPORT – Page 32". Tchadsport.centerblog.net. Retrieved 23 August 2015.
  13. ^ "CAF – CAF Error Page". Cafonline.com. Retrieved 23 August 2015.
  14. ^ https://www.grenadafa.com/people/ngartessen-ngarhokarial/110286/
  15. ^ "football – Page 15". tchadsport.centerblog.net. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  16. ^ https://www.letchadanthropus-tribune.com/tchad-sport-football-as-cotontchad-zamalek-7-a-0-pourquoi-ne-doit-on-pas-poser-les-vraies-questions%E2%80%89/