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A.S. Vénus

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AS Vénus
Full nameAssociation Sportive Vénus
Nickname(s)Bleus
Founded1945 [1]
GroundStade Municipal de Mahina
Mahina, French Polynesia (1,000 capacity)
ChairmanMichel Paille [2]
ManagerSamuel Garcia[3]
LeagueTahiti Ligue 1
2019–202nd

AS Vénus is a football club from Mahina, on the Tahiti island of French Polynesia. They play in the Tahiti First Division. They play home games at Stade Municipal de Mahina.[4] The club have a partnership with metropolitan giants AS Saint-Étienne.

Honours

Tahiti First Division

  • Champions (10): 1953, 1990, 1992, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2018–19

Tahiti Cup

  • Winners (7): 1952, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1998, 1999, 2018–19[5]

Coupe T.O.M.

  • Winners (5): 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002

Outremer Champions Cup

  • Winners: 1999

Recent seasons

Season League/position
2012–13 6th in Ligue 1. Quarter-finals of Tahiti Cup.
2013–14 4th in Ligue 1; championship semi-finals. Semi-finals of Tahiti Cup.
2014–15 7th in Ligue 1.
2015–16 3rd in Ligue 1. Tahiti Cup runners-up.
2016–17 4th in Ligue 1; championship runners-up - Qualified to OFC Champions League. Quarter-finals of Tahiti Cup.
2017–18 5th in Ligue 1. Group stage at OFC Champions League. Tahiti Cup runners-up.
2018–19 1st in Ligue 1. Qualified to OFC Champions League. Tahiti Cup champions.
2019–20 2nd in Ligue 1. Qualified to 2021 OFC Champions League. Knock-out stage of 2020 OFC Champions League. Seventh round of Coupe de France. Semi-finals of Tahiti Cup.

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Continental record

Season Round Club Result
1999 Group B Fiji Nadi F.C. 1–1
Samoa Kiwi F.C. 14–1
Semifinal Australia South Melbourne 0–3
2001 Group B American Samoa PanSa 2–0
Samoa Titavi FC 6–0
Cook Islands Tupapa Maraerenga 10–1
Vanuatu Tafea 0–6
Semifinal Australia Wollongong Wolves 2–4
3rd Place New Zealand Napier City Rovers 2–3
2018 Group C New Zealand Auckland City 0–7
Fiji Lautoka F.C. 1–2
Papua New Guinea Madang FC 2–1
2020 Group C Samoa Lupe o le Soaga 6–0
New Zealand Auckland City 0–1
Fiji Ba 4–2

Current squad

Squad for the 2019-20 Tahiti Ligue 1

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK French Polynesia TAH Teave Teamotuaitau
3 DF French Polynesia TAH Kevin Barbe
4 DF French Polynesia TAH Jean-Claude Paraue
5 DF French Polynesia TAH Hauragi Huri
6 DF French Polynesia TAH Tefai Faehau
7 DF French Polynesia TAH Marama Amau
8 MF New Caledonia NCL Pothin Poma
9 MF French Polynesia TAH Tauhiti Keck
10 FW French Polynesia TAH Teaonui Tehau
No. Pos. Nation Player
11 MF French Polynesia TAH Yann Pennequin
12 MF French Polynesia TAH Mauarii Tehina
13 MF French Polynesia TAH Stanley Atani
15 FW French Polynesia TAH Ariiura Labaste
16 DF French Polynesia TAH Etienne Tave
17 MF French Polynesia TAH Tamatoa Tetauira
19 FW French Polynesia TAH Louis Gitton
20 MF French Polynesia TAH Kitin Maro
22 GK French Polynesia TAH Tevaearai Tamatai

References

  1. ^ [1], AS Venus Official Website
  2. ^ [2], Fédération Tahitienne de Football
  3. ^ [3] Archived 2018-11-21 at the Wayback Machine, AS Venus Official Website
  4. ^ Daniel Groll. "AS Vénus – Tahiti – Association Sportive Vénus – Club Profile, Club History, Club Badge, Results, Fixtures, Historical Logos, Statistics". Weltfussballarchiv.com. Archived from the original on 2012-12-19. Retrieved 2016-06-24.
  5. ^ "Tahiti – List of Cup Winners". Rsssf.com. 2016-05-06. Retrieved 2016-06-24.
  6. ^ "Tahiti - List of Champions".


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