LB Châteauroux

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LB Châteauroux
Full nameLa Berrichonne de Châteauroux
Nickname(s)La Berri
La Berrichonne
Founded1883; 136 years ago (1883)
GroundStade Gaston Petit,
ChairmanThierry Schoen
ManagerNicolas Usaï
LeagueLigue 2
2018–19Ligue 2, 11th
WebsiteClub website

La Berrichonne de Châteauroux (French pronunciation: ​[lɑ beʁiʃɔn də ʃatoʁu]; commonly referred to as La Berrichonne or simply Châteauroux) is a French association football club based in Châteauroux. The football team is a part of a sports club that consists of several other sports and was founded in 1883. The team currently plays in Ligue 2, the second division of French football. The club has played only one season in Ligue 1; the 1997–98 season.

In 2004, Châteauroux reached the final of the 2003–04 Coupe de France. The team was defeated 1–0 by Paris Saint-Germain, but still qualified for the following season's UEFA Cup because Paris Saint-Germain finished second in the first division. Châteauroux lost in the first round to Belgian club Club Brugge.

Châteauroux plays its home fixtures at the 17,173 capacity Stade Gaston Petit in front of crowds averaging between 6,000–7,000. Visitors are directed to one end of the Credit Agricole stand. The team strip is a deep red and blue with a vertical striped shirt and blue shorts. The club president was Michel Denisot and is currently Patrick Le Seyec. The current Manager is Nicolas Usaï who took over during the 2018–19 season. Châteauroux's kit manufacturer is Nike.

Chateauroux is one of the mainstays in Ligue 2 and have played a total of 39 seasons in the division which is 2 years short of the record amount of seasons played in Ligue 2 which is currently held by Racing Besançon and AS Cannes with 41 seasons. [1]



Current squad[edit]

As of 21 July 2019.[2]

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

No. Position Player
2 France DF Moussa Soumaré
3 Cameroon DF Yannick M'Boné
4 Democratic Republic of the Congo MF Rémi Mulumba
5 Guinea DF Sékou Condé
6 France MF Abdoulaye Sissako
7 France FW Andrew Jung
8 France MF Valentin Vanbaleghem
9 Mali FW Cheick Fantamady Diarra
10 France FW Guevin Tormin
11 Togo FW Razak Boukari
12 France DF Nama Fofana
14 France FW Alexis Gonçalves
15 France FW Romain Grange
16 France GK Rémi Pillot
No. Position Player
17 France MF Issa Marega
18 Senegal MF Fallou Niang
19 Senegal MF Opa Sanganté
20 France DF Alexandre Raineau
21 Ivory Coast DF Christopher Operi
22 Senegal FW Philippe Paulin Keny
23 France FW Haissem Hassan
24 Comoros DF Chaker Alhadhur
26 Haiti MF Brian Chevreuil
27 France MF Léo Leroy
28 Guadeloupe DF Jérémy Cordoval
29 France FW Lamine Ghezali (on loan from St-Étienne)
30 France GK Wilfried Bedfian

Reserve team[edit]

As of 18 March 2019[3]

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

No. Position Player
France GK Ismaël Lacroix
France GK Florent Rizzolo
France DF Durell Bilendo
France DF Mbemba Sylla
France DF Axel Dudoit
France DF Jules Youbicier
France DF Jardel Seco Gomes
France DF Junior Nga Ze
France DF François Mendy
France MF Lucas Triki
No. Position Player
France MF Yannick Padilla
France MF Ayoub Ezzaytouni
Burkina Faso MF Moïse Traoré
France MF Esteban Gonçalves
France FW Dorian Bounab
France FW Lucas Placide
France FW Ilyas Chouaref
France FW Bryan Adinany
France FW Baptiste Canelhas
France FW Nihad Chamoueni

Notable players[edit]

See Category:LB Châteauroux players



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  2. ^ "Le groupe" (in French). Retrieved 22 June 2019.
  3. ^ "National 3" (in French). LB Châteauroux. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  4. ^ "France – Trainers of First and Second Division Clubs". Archived from the original on 31 May 2008. Retrieved 1 August 2007.
  5. ^ "Châteauroux : Nicolas Usaï, nouvel entraîneur (off.)" (in French). 24 October 2018. Retrieved 24 October 2018.

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