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Old 12-19-2013, 05:03 PM
 
Location: Howard County, MD
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Just for fun, what are some of the weirdest names for football clubs you've heard worldwide? Africa has some pretty odd ones, like Ghana's Mysterious Dwarves, and Nigeria's Police Machine FC.
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Old 12-20-2013, 04:28 AM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Interior FC (Gambia)
Anti Drugs Strikers (Sierra Leone)
Barrack Young Controllers Football Club (Liberia)
King Faisal Babes (Ghana)
Wikki Tourists (Nigeria)
Missile FC (Gabon)
Ethiopian Coffee (Ethiopia)
Ethiopian Insurance (Ethiopia)
Harrar Beer Bottling (Ethiopia)
Muger Cement (Ethiopia)
Sidama Coffee (Ethiopia)
Sony Sugar (Kenya)
Kakamega Homeboyz (Kenya)
Prisons FC (Tanzania)
Blue Waters (Namibia)
Extension Gunners (Botswana)
Botswana Meat Commission (Botswana)
Chicken Inn (Zimbabwe)
Big Bullets (Malawi)
Mbabane Swallows (Swaziland)
US Possession (Reunion)
SS Jeanne d'Arc (Reunion)
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Old 12-20-2013, 06:40 AM
 
Location: Tejas
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Does New York Red Bull count ?
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Old 12-20-2013, 09:08 AM
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Location: Fort Worth
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Does New York Red Bull count ?
"Prisons FC" alone trumps that.

It's Red Bulls, so it's just your typical American sports team name... Even if it is an energy drink, the mascot is still a bull.
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Old 12-20-2013, 09:53 AM
 
Location: Tejas
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Still a weird name. I think id rather be called Prisons FC than NYRB.
So many different things going through my head on what hte mascot could be for Prisons FC
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Old 12-20-2013, 09:56 AM
 
Location: Finland
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Still a weird name. I think id rather be called Prisons FC than NYRB.
So many different things going through my head on what hte mascot could be for Prisons FC
Red Bull Gives You Wings - RedBull.com
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Old 12-20-2013, 10:05 AM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Joe Public (Trinidad & Tobago)
Deportivo Wanka (Peru)
The Strongest (Bolivia)
O'Higgins (Chile)
Palestino (Chile)
Deportivo Morn (Argentina)
Chaco For Ever (Argentina)
All Boys (Argentina)
General Caballero (Paraguay)
Lv-Ham (Norway)
Naughty Boys (Botswana)
Prisons XI (Botswana)
Tractor Sazi (Iran)
Aluminium Hormozgan (Iran)
Balkan (Turkmenistan)
Khan Research Laboratories (Pakistan)
New Road (Nepal)
Transport United (Bhutan)
Bangkok Glass (Thailand)
Build Bright United (Cambodia)
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Semen Padang (Indonesia)
FC Cafe (East Timor)
FC Zebra (East Timor)
Happy Valley AA (Hong Kong)
Humhŭng Mecanilary (North Korea)
April 25 Sports Club (North Korea)
Quality Distributors (Guam)
Toyota 4Runners (Guam)
Bio Hazard (Guam)
KFC Soccer Club (Guam)
Carpet Masters (Guam)
Cars Plus (Guam)
Inter Godfather's (Northern Mariana Islands)
Mount Everest Nepal (Palau)
Team Bangladesh (Palau)
Surangel and Sons Company (Palau)
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Old 12-20-2013, 01:15 PM
 
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Every American-ized name in the MLS (luckily they have been getting done away with for the most part ...)
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Old 12-20-2013, 02:23 PM
 
Location: 59N
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AFC Ajax (Netherlands)
Odd Grenland (Norway)
FC Red Bull Salzburg (Austria)
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Old 12-20-2013, 02:25 PM
 
Location: Scotland
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AFC Ajax
Ajax is a mythical Greek hero - a warrior who fought against Troy in the Iliad.
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