FC Sheriff Tiraspol
The club was founded in 1997 by the Sheriff company, which in 2002 constructed the Sheriff Stadium in Tiraspol to serve as the team's home ground. They have dominated Moldovan football since 2001, winning all the championship titles in the Divizia Naţională since then. The team have won the Moldavian Cup six times – in 1999, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2008, and 2009. The team won the Commonwealth of Independent States Cup in 2003 and 2009, becoming the first team from Moldova to win an international title. FC Sheriff were the first club in Moldova to sign contract players from Brazil and Africa.
Sheriff Stadium is home to FC Sheriff, and is owned by the local Sheriff corporation. It seats 14,300 spectators.