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Entente Sétif

Entente Sétif is a football (soccer) club from Algeria.

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About Entente Sétif

Entente Sportive Sétifienne , commonly referred to as ES Sétif or ESS for short, is an Algerian professional association football club based in Sétif currently playing in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1. The club was founded in 1958.


The club was founded in 1958 by Ali Benaouda and Ali Layass as Entente Sportive de Sétif (ESS), the name was later changed to Entente Pétroliers de Sétifienne (EPS) in 1977, and again in 1984 it became known as Entente Plastique de Sétifienne (EPS) and was then later changed back to Entente Sportive de Sétif (ESS).

The ESS is one of the prestigious top flight Algerian clubs. The club has won the Algerian Cup 6 times, and is the only Algerian team to have won the Afro-Asia cup, in 1989 in Qatar.

They are the only club in Africa to have won the African Cup of Champions Clubs while not being in the top flight, achieved in 1988.

The first colours of the club were green and the white, and following a confrontation with the French Army in a match with FC Gadir on May 8, 1945 colours changed to black and white as a sign of sadness for the events on this day.

The Guessan Stadium was the original name for the club's home.

Since its foundation, Sétif has had 19 presidents, the first being Ibrahim Dokomi. The current president is Abdelhakim Serrar.
As of June 30 th 2010 ES Sétif is a professional club.

On the 8th of August 2010, ES Sétif defeated Tunisian visitors CS Sfaxien 1–0 to win the first-ever North African Football Union (UNAF) Super Cup.


- Algerian Championnat National: 4
- Algerian Cup: 7
- African Cup of Champions Clubs: 1
- Arab Champions League: 2
- Afro-Asian Club Championship: 1
- North African Cup of Champions: 1
- North African Super Cup: 1
- North African Cup Winners Cup: 1

Performance in CAF competitions

- CAF Champions League: 3 appearances

- African Cup of Champions Clubs: 3 appearances

- CAF Confederation Cup: 3 appearances

- CAF Cup Winners' Cup: 2 appearances


As of September 1, 2011:

Club officials

- President: Hassan Hammar

Coaching and medical staff
- Head coach: Alain Geiger
- Assistant coach: Kheïreddine Madoui

Notable players

Below are the notable former players who have represented ES Sétif in league and international competition since the club's foundation in 1958. To appear in the section below, a player must have played in at least 100 official matches for the club or represented the national team for which the player is eligible during his stint with ES Sétif or following his departure.

For a complete list of ES Sétif players, see :Category:ES Sétif players

- Nacer Adjissa
- Laid Belhamel
- Isâad Bourahli
- Faouzi Chaouchi
- Lamouri Djediat
- Farès Fellahi
- Lazhar Hadj Aïssa
- Samir Hadjaoui
- Nabil Hemani

- Abdelkader Laïfaoui
- Khaled Lemmouchia
- Kheïreddine Madoui
- Hocine Metref
- Antar Osmani
- Slimane Raho
- Abdelmalek Ziaya
- Malik Zorgane

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