RC Arbaâ

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RC Arbaâ
RC Arbaâ (logo).png
Full nameRaed Club Arbaâ
Nickname(s)RCA, Blues
FoundedFebruary 27, 1941; 80 years ago (1941-02-27)
as Raed Club Arbéen
GroundStade Ismaïl Makhlouf, Larbaâ
PresidentAhmed Boukhalfa
Head CoachKamel Bouhellal
LeagueLigue 2
2019–20Ligue Professionnelle 2, 5th
Current season

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 Stade Ismaïl Makhlouf, has a capacity of some 5,000 spectators. The club is currently playing in the Algerian Ligue 2.

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]

Current squad[edit]

As of22 January, 2020.[3] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Algeria ALG Ahmed Walid Chouih
6 MF Algeria ALG Abdelbasset Dahou
7 FW Algeria ALG Riad Hakkar
8 MF Algeria ALG Mohamed Billal Rait
11 MF Algeria ALG Abdelkader Laribi
18 MF Algeria ALG Mehdi Boubakeur
19 MF Algeria ALG Salim Brahmi
20 FW Algeria ALG Smaine Boulenouar
21 DF Algeria ALG Messaoud Doumi
23 MF Algeria ALG Yacine Deghmani
No. Pos. Nation Player
24 DF Algeria ALG El Hadi Belaid
25 MF Algeria ALG Islam Adel Aït Ali Yahia
30 GK Algeria ALG Oualid Ouldache
- GK Algeria ALG Zinedine Abassi
- MF Algeria ALG Ammar Abdelmalek Oukil
- MF Algeria ALG Ali Belouadah
- DF Algeria ALG Okba Bekhouche
- DF Algeria ALG Abbas Aichoun
- FW Algeria ALG Mohamed Houssam Herriche
- FW Algeria ALG Makhlouf Keffi

Former players[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.

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