SC Bastia football club profile

by on April 13, 2011
in Football Clubs

French football club Bastia logo

Sporting Club de Bastia is a French professional football league team located in Bastia, France. The club was founded in 1905 and currently playing in the lowly third-division league “Championnat national”. Bastia plays home matches at the Stade Armand Cesari, having capacity of 11,000 spectators. Julien Lolli is the current chairman of the club while the team plays under the managerial ship of Frederic Hantz. It is one of the most popular French football clubs.

SC Bastia football club, well known as the “Turchini”, “lioni di Furiani”, and “les bleus”, plays home games in Blue jersey with Blue shorts and away games in White Jersey with White shorts.

On domestic level, Bastia football club have won only two titles, Second Division winners in 1968 and Coupe de France in 1981. While on international level, Bastia have made 2 appearances in the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, 2 appearances in the UEFA Europa League and 3 appearances in the UEFA Intertoto Cup. And the best came in 1977/78 edition of the UEFA Cup, when Bastia reaches the final but unfortunately lost to PSV Eindhoven football club.

The clubs’ poor performance in the last 2009/10 season of French Ligue 2 sent them to further lower category which is named “Championnat National” after becoming 20th, the lowest position on the table.

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