Overview of the Dijon FCO Football Team
Dijon FCO Football is a professional football team based in Dijon, France. The team was founded in 1998 and plays in Ligue 1, the top football league in France. The team’s nickname is “The Mustards” and plays their home games at Stade Gaston Gérard.
History of the Team
Dijon FCO Football was founded in 1998 after the merging of two clubs – Cercle Laïque Dijonnais and Dijon FC. The team’s first season was in the French Division 2 and they finished in 13th place. After a few years of struggling, Dijon FCO earned promotion to Ligue 1 in the 2010-11 season. Since then, the team has spent most of its time in the top league, with two relegations and subsequent promotions.
Some of the notable players for Dijon FCO Football include Julio Tavares, who is the team’s all-time leading scorer, and Wesley Lautoa, who has been a mainstay in the team’s defence for many years.
Several coaches have managed Dijon FCO Football over the years including Olivier Dall’Oglio, Antoine Kombouaré and Stéphane Jobard.
Most Successful Season
The team’s most successful season was in the 2018-19 Ligue 1 season, where they finished in 18th place, narrowly avoiding relegation. The team also reached the quarter-finals of the Coupe de France that season, losing to Rennes.
Dijon FCO Football is currently owned by Olivier Delcourt, a French businessman.
The team plays their home games at Stade Gaston Gérard, which has a capacity of 16,000 spectators. The stadium was opened in 1934 and has undergone several renovations over the years.
In conclusion, Dijon FCO Football has a relatively short history compared to other French football teams. However, the team has managed to establish itself in Ligue 1 for most of its existence. With the support of their fans and talented players, Dijon FCO is sure to make a name for itself in French football in the years to come.