CD Costa do Sol

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Costa do Sol
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Full name Clube de Desportos da Costa do Sol
Nickname(s) Canarinhos
Founded 1955
Ground Estádio do Costa do Sol, Maputo, Mozambique
Ground Capacity 10,000
Chairman Mozambique Augusto Sousa
Manager Portugal Diamantino Miranda
League Moçambola
2011 4th

Clube de Desportos da Costa do Sol, usually known simply as Costa do Sol, is a football club based in Maputo, Mozambique. The club's players and members are nicknamed canarinhos (little canaries [1]). Costa do Sol won its first title, the Mozambican League, in 1979.

Name History[edit]

  • 15 Oct 1955-76 : Founded as Sport Lourenço Marques e Benfica
  • 1976-78 : The club is renamed Sport Maputo e Benfica
  • 1978- : The club is renamed Clube de Desportos Costa do Sol

Stadium[edit]

The club plays their home matches at Estádio do Costa do Sol, which has a maximum capacity of 10,000 people.[2]

Achievements[edit]

1979, 1980, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1999/00, 2000/01, 2007
1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996/97, 1998/99, 1999/00, 2001/02, 2007
2000/01, 2008/09
1998 [3]

Performance in African competitions[edit]

1999 - First Round
2001 - First Round
2002 - Group Stage
2008 - Preliminary Round
2008 - First Round
1980 - First Round
1981 - Second Round
1992 - Second Round
1993 - Second Round
1994 - Second Round
1995 - First Round
2010 - First Round
1984 - First Round
1989 - Second Round
1996 - Quarter-Finals
1998 - Quarter-Finals
2000 - First Round
2003 - Second Round

References[edit]