|Focus on Dijon FCO|
|Published at : Friday, 20 July 2012 | présentation | © fcsochaux.fr | SS|
|The Sochaliens face relegated Dijon FCO in their fourth preparation match of the season. It's a final test for the Dijonnais who are back in competition next Saturday with the start of their Ligue 2 season. Club focus on Dijon FCO.
DFCO is a recently created club. They were founded in 1998 after a merger between two local clubs : Dijon FC and Cercle Sportif Laïque Dijonnais. At that time they started in the national amateur league, the CFA. The joined the third level, the National league in 2000 and reached the semi-finals of the French Cup in 2004. One year after this heroic event DFCO gained promotion into Ligue 2. After six seasons in the second tier of French professional football, the club managed to promote into the top flight in 2011. The Dijonnais ended up in 19th position in Ligue 1 and were unable to avoid relegation after only one season in the highest division. They are back in Ligue 2 for the 2012/2013 season.
The Dijonnais started their training on June 22, one week before the Sochaliens. The played already four pre-season friendlies. After two draws against FC Sion (1-1) and GFC Ajaccio (1-1), the Bourguignons won twice against two newly promoted Ligue 1 sides Stade de Reims (1-0) and ESTAC Troyes (3-0). The friendly against FCSM is their last before the start of their Ligue 2 season on Saturday, July 27 versus EA Guingamp.
As a player he wore the jerseys of RC Strasbourg eand Stade Rennais. Olivier
Dall’Oglio ended his playing career in 1996. The next year he started his career
as a trainer at Olympique d’Alès (CFA). After seven years with at the Academy
and reserve team of Nîmes Olympique, he obtains his diploma as professional
coach. He also works for the national team of the United Arabic Emirats before
he joins Dijon FCO in 2010 as assistant-coach. In June 2012 he is appointed
as head coach after the dismissal of Patrice Carteron.
They played for both clubs
Michaël Isabey, played 12 seasons at FCSM before he signed at Dijon FCO in
2009 where he continued for two more years. Florin Bérenguer, born in Montbéliard
and raised at the Youth Academy of FCSM arrived in 2009 at Dijon and made 56
appearances for them. He will be in the line-up on Saturday.