Congo-Kinshasa (DR Congo, Zaire) - Foundation Dates of Clubs

 
NB: during the colonial era, Kinshasa was known as Léopoldville and Lubumbashi as Elizabethville

1919  Association Sportive Congolaise (Kinshasa)  [*]

1935  Association Sportive Vita Club (Kinshasa)

1936  Daring Club Motema Pembe (Kinshasa)

1938  Amicale Sportive Bilima (Kinshasa)

1939  Tout Puissant Mazembe (Lubumbashi)          [founded as FC St-Georges]
      FC Lupopo (Lubumbashi)                      [founded as Standard]
      SC Cilu (Lukala)                            [Cilu = Ciment Lukala]

1948  Cercle Sportif Don Bosco (Lubumbashi)   

1951  OC Bukavu Dawa (Bukavu)

1955  AS Nika (Kisangani)

1959  Union Sportive Tshinkunku (Kananga)

1961  AS Bantous (Mbuji-Mayi)

1989  Athletic Club Sodigraf (Kinshasa)

1995  FC MK Etanchéité (Kinshasa)

1997  AS Lomami (Boma)
      AS Vita Club (Mbuji-Mayi)

2000  FC Saint-Pierre (Lubumbashi) 

[*] ASC (Association Sportive Congolaise) were the first sports organisation
    for natives; the club was affiliated to the Comité Sportif Européen de
    Léopoldville in 1928 and to the Belgian FA in 1930; in 1939, Leopold III
    granted it the title of "Société Royal".  It was founded as Cercle Sportif
    Congolais and later renamed Fédération Sportive Congolaise before taking 
    the name Association Sportive Congolaise (before 1936).

          

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Source for info on ASC: [Vel 01]

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