Coton Sport FC de Garoua

Coton Sport Football Club de Garoua, or simply Coton Sport, is a Cameroonian football club based in Garoua. They play their home games at the Stade Omnisport de Garoua.

Full nameCoton Sport Football Club de Garoua
Nickname(s)Les Cotonniers (The Cottoners)
Founded1986
GroundStade Omnisports Roumde-Adjia, Garoua
Capacity22,000
ChairmanPierre Kapténé
ManagerBertin Ebwelle
2018Elite One, 1st

History

The club was founded in 1986 and campaigning in the lower leagues until they were promoted to the country's Premier League in 1992. Since 1996 Coton Sport has dominated local football winning eleven league titles in the process. In 2008 the club finished runners up in the CAF Champions League, losing to Al Ahly SC of Egypt in the final.[1][2]

Honours

National titles

Champions (15): 1997, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018.
Runners-up (5): 1994, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2002.
Winners (6): 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2014.
Runners-up (1): 1999.

International titles

Runners-up (1): 2008
Runners-up (1): 2003


Notable former coaches[3]

References

  1. "Coton Sport 2–2 Al Ahly". BBC Sport. 2008-11-16. Retrieved 2009-10-30.
  2. "From social club to African finalists". BBC Sport. 2008-11-14. Retrieved 2009-10-30.
  3. "Boivin and Cotonsport part ways". SuperSport official website. Retrieved 2017-09-17.


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