Mayotte - List of Champions
Football was introduced to the island (then still part of the Comoros) in the late thirties
by employees from Madagascar. In Labattoir, occasional matches were played between
a team of local youths and one with players from Madagascar.
After the British Army (in particular the Royal Air Force) arrived in 1943, there
were matches between locals (including
players originating from Madagascar) and British army teams.
After the British left in 1946, clubs were created in Pamandzi (Stella Sport), Combani
and M'tsapéré, who met each other on multiple occasions although there was
no organisational structure.
Between 1950 and 1962, Mayotte selections played in so called Triangulaire
tournaments with selections from Grande Comore and Anjouan (Mohéli did not have a
team at the time). The first edition was played December 1950 on Anjouan;
the second 1951 in Moroni (Grande Comore) and the third 1952 on Mayotte;
Mayotte won three consecutive editions from 1951 to 1953. After the 1962
edition, in which Mohéli played, the tournament was discontinued due to
fan violence and logistical problems.
In the sixties, clubs were founded in
Labattoir (Enfant de Mayotte, Luna Sport), Pamandzi (Volcan), Sada (AS Sada),
M'zoizia (Jumeaux), Dzaoudzi (Duc de collège), and M'tsapéré (Kouka), and grounds
appeared in Baobab, Combani and Pamandzi.
In 1964 the Comité du football de Mayotte was established and existed until
1975, the year in which Comoros (Anjouan, Grande Comore and Mohéli) obtained
independence while Mayotte remained French. Between 1970 and 1973 a
tournament between the island champions was organised by the
Ministère des Sports du Gouvernement des Comores, in which Rafale
and Soleil de Labattoir represented Mayotte. The tournament was discontinued
in 1973, again because of fan violence.
Between 1976 and 1978 football on Mayotte was organised by the
Comité des Sports, until the creation of the Ligue de Mayotte
in 1978, an affiliate of the FFF.
Many new clubs were founded in the seventies and eighties in
Labattoir (Comète, Avenir, Onze Rapid), M'tsapéré (Eclair, Espoir, FCM),
Mamoudzou (TCO), Passamainty (Rosador), Sada (Etoile Polaire),
Bouéni (Miracle du Sud), Pamandzi (Olympic) and elsewhere.
Ligue de Mayotte
1978-91 not known (in 1985 the league offices were set on fire and documents until then were lost)
1992 AS Sada
1993 AS Rosador (Passamainty)
1994 AS Rosador (Passamainty)
1995 AS Rosador (Passamainty)
1996 AS Sada
1997 AS Rosador (Passamainty)
1998 AS Sada
1999 AS Rosador (Passamainty)
2000 AS Rosador (Passamainty)
2001 AS Rosador (Passamainty)
2002 FC Kani-Bé
2003 FC Kani-Bé
2004 AS Sada
2005 FC M'tsapéré
2006 FC M'tsapéré
2007 FC M'tsapéré
2008 FC M'tsapéré
2009 AS Rosador (Passamainty)
2010 FC M'tsapéré
2011 Abeilles (M'tsamboro)
2012 FC Koropa
2013 FC M'tsapéré
2014 FC M'tsapéré
2015 FC M'tsapéré
2016 Foudre 2000 (Dzoumogné)
2017 FC M'tsapéré
2018 FC M'tsapéré
2019 FC M'tsapéré
NB: AS Rosador (Passamainty) won exactly the above 8 championships
since their foundation in 1976; they were promoted from the
second level in 1992 and so won their first title as
newly promoted club.
FC M'tsapéré won their first ever championship in 2005 after 27
years of existence (and have meanwhile won the title 11 times);
they were earlier called Chouma; as FC M'tsapéré they won
promotion from the second level in 1991.
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