R. Charleroi S.C.

The Royale Sporting du Pays de Charleroi, Charleroi Sporting short, is a Belgian football club from Charleroi, playing in the Jupiler Pro League. The association is also called " zebras ". This name has its origin in the white-black striped jerseys.


The club was founded in 1904 and joined the Belgian football association. On November 24, 1907, the club was entered in the register and was allowed from this point contest championship games. In 1929, the club was allowed to call with the royal name suffix Royale Charleroi SC. In 2002, the club was renamed Royale Sporting du Pays de Charleroi.

The stadium of the club was long " Stade du Mambourg ". During the Euro 2000 the stadium was one of the venues of the tournament and was modernized for that. The stadium name was officially changed on 24 May 1999 Stade du Pays de Charleroi and there was an opening match between Sporting Charleroi and FC Metz instead.


The club was never the Belgian championship or cup winner, but was several times in second.

  • Belgian runner-up ( 1) 1969

Former Players