Boavista FC (Cape Verde)

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Boavista FC
Boavista da Praia crest.gif
Full name Boavista Futebol Clube
Nickname(s) Unknown
Founded 1939
Ground Estádio da Varzea,
Praia, Cape Verde
Ground Capacity 8,000
Chairman Cape Verde Luis Manuel Semedo
Manager Cape Verde Janito
League Santiago Island League (South)

Boavista Futebol Clube (Capeverdean Crioulo, ALUPEC or ALUPEK: FK Boavista or FK Boabista, Boavista or Boavista Futibol Klubi) is a football (soccer) club that had played in the Premier division and plays in the Santiago Island South Zone League in Cape Verde. It is based in the city of Praia in the island of Santiago. The team has only reached a few of these games before and after independence.[1]


(as of March 2012)


1962/63, 1987/88, 1995/96, 2009/10
Santiago Island League: 1992/93, 1994/95
Santiago Island League (South): 2011/12

Performance in African competitions[edit]

Best: 1995/96 First Round - Lost against JS Kabylie 4 - 1 on aggregate
Best: 1993/94 Preliminary round - Lost against Diamond Stars 5 - 4 on aggregate

Playoff participation[edit]

Boa Vista claimed their first title ever in 1987 even since independence. They entered the finals in 1993 and challenged with Académica (Espargos) to claim its second title, The game was tied at two apiece, the second match lost 2 to one to Académica (Espargos) and claimed the title, the second title was not to be claimed until 1995. Boa Vista once again returned to the playoffs in 2011.

Boa Vista won the insular titles in 1987, 1993, 1995.



  1. ^ "BOAVISTA DA PRAIA É CAMPEÃO DE CABO VERDE". Liberal Publicidade. Retrieved 24 November 2012.