Renaissance Sportive de Berkane

Full name Renaissance Sportive de Berkane
النهضة الرياضية البركانية
Nickname(s) Orange Boys
Founded 1938
Ground Stade Municipal de Berkane
Berkane, Morocco
Ground Capacity 10,000
Coach France Miloud Hamdi
League Botola
2015–16 7th

Nahdat Berkane (Arabic: النهضة الرياضية البركانية) or RS Berkane (Renaissance Sportive de Berkane) is a Moroccan sports club based in Berkane, Morocco. The club's football team is currently playing in the first division of Moroccan championship Botola. The club finished in the 2nd place in the Botola 2 in the 2011–12 season, which led to the promotion to the first division.


The club was founded in 1938 under the name of Association Sportive de Berkane. In 1953, the club was named Union Sportive Musulmane de Berkane. In 1966 it was renamed Union Sportive de Berkane and in the same year, a new club was founded under the name of Chabab Riadhi de Berkane.

In 1971, both team merged to make Renaissance Sportive de Berkane (Nahdat Berkane). This merger was beneficial for the club, it accesses in 1st division in 1977–1978.


Runner-up: 1983
Finalist: 1987

Current squad

As of 2 April 2014.[1]

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

No. Position Player
Morocco GK Mounir Lemrabet
Morocco GK Adil Rezzaki
England GK Jamal Hamdaoui
Morocco DF Mohamad Aziz
Morocco DF Mehdi Baltam
Morocco DF Mustapha El Khalfi
Mali DF Mohamed Konate
Morocco DF Mohamed Raadouni
Morocco DF Ismail Sardi
Morocco DF Adil Serraj
Morocco MF Lahcen Akhmis
Morocco MF Othmane Bennay
Morocco MF Ayoub Chorti
No. Position Player
Morocco MF Adil El Hassnaoui
Morocco MF Amine El Kass
Morocco MF Abdellah Lahoua
Morocco MF Najji Larbi
Morocco MF Ahmed Sahmoudi
Morocco MF Ahmed Talbi
Morocco MF Mohamed Zarifi
Morocco MF Mohamed Amine El Aqmari
Morocco MF Mohamed Berrabeh
Morocco FW Wissam Baraka
Democratic Republic of the Congo FW Chansley Samba
Mali FW Mamadou Soro Nanga
Mali FW Cheïbane Traoré



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