Violette AC

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Violette AC
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Full nameViolette Athletic Club
Nickname(s)Le Vieux Tigre[1]
Founded15 May 1918; 101 years ago (1918-05-15)[2][3]
GroundStade Sylvio Cator
Capacity15,000[4]
Coordinates18°32′9.81″N 72°20′32.79″W / 18.5360583°N 72.3424417°W / 18.5360583; -72.3424417Coordinates: 18°32′9.81″N 72°20′32.79″W / 18.5360583°N 72.3424417°W / 18.5360583; -72.3424417
ChairmanJean-Marie Fritz Henry[5]
LeagueChampionnat National D2[6]
2016Ligue Haïtienne, 18th


Violette Athletic Club is a professional football club based in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It is one of the most successful clubs in the country. In 1939, Violette A.C. captured the double after winning the league and the Coupe d'Haïti and won the 1984 CONCACAF Champions' Cup. The club was relegated to second division after the 2016 Ligue Haïtienne season.[6]

The club has produced many talented Haitian footballers, including Alexandre Boucicaut and Sébastien Vorbe.

Honours[edit]

1939, 1957, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1983, 1995, 1999
1939, 1951
1984

International competitions[edit]

1969 – First Round – Lost against Bermuda Somerset Trojans 6–1 on aggregate (stage 1 of 3)
1975 – First Round (Caribbean) – Withdrew against Suriname SV Transvaal (stage ? of ?)
1977 – Third Round (Caribbean) – Lost against Suriname SV Robinhood 1–0 on aggregate (stage 3 of 5)
1984CONCACAF Champion
1985Unknown results
1994 – First Round (Caribbean) – Lost against Netherlands Antilles CRKSV Jong Colombia 2–1 on aggregate (stage 2 of 7)
2000 – First Round - Group B - 2nd place - 6 pts (stage 1 of 2)
2002 – Second Round - Group A - 2nd place - 4 pts (stage 2 of 2)
2009 – Semifinal Lost against Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Islanders 2–0 - Lost Third Place Round against Trinidad and Tobago San Juan Jabloteh 1–2

Crests[edit]

Current squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Haiti GK Judlet Delva
Joseph Walter
Alexandre Boucicaut
Guerrier Yvener
Narcisse Jeff
José Francisco Millán Camacho
Guerrier Ronald
Noel Pierre André
Jeune Jean Althobeli
Harold Antoine
Mentor Alfonce
Louidor Vladimir
Eve Junior
No. Position Player
Bertrand Seide
Dossa Marc Kender
Claude Stivens
St Louis Gregory
Estama Jean Marcus
Lainé James
Mary Everaldo
Sefroy Philippe
Exilien Gaspard
Cesar Dolcé
Lamour Alfred
Jean Stevenson
Estama John Miky

Notable players[edit]

List of coaches[edit]

  • Haiti Antoine Tassy
  • Haiti Philippe Vorbe
  • Haiti Kênelt Thomas
  • Haiti Georges Emmanuel
  • Haiti Ralph Kernisan

References[edit]

  1. ^ Welt Fussball Archiv: Violette AC
  2. ^ Haiti Reference: Le Football Haitien: Équipes et Clubs
  3. ^ Haiti: Championnat National D1 2014
  4. ^ Press, ed. (26 October 2014). "CWC Final: All-Time Results & Scorers". CONCACAF. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  5. ^ Press, ed. (3 February 2016). "Démission imminente du président du Violette" (in French). Le National. Retrieved 9 April 2016.
  6. ^ a b RSSSF - Haiti 2016