FC Derby

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Not to be confused with BK Derby or Derby County F.C..
FC Derby
Full name Futebol Clube de Derby
Nickname(s) N/A
Founded N/A
Ground Estádio Municipal Aderito Sena
Mindelo, Cape Verde
Ground Capacity 5,000
Chairman N/A
Manager N/A
League São Vicente Island League

FC Derby is a football club that had played in the Premier division and the São Vicente Island League in Cape Verde. It is based in the city of Mindelo on the island of São Vicente and plays in a stadium with a capacity of 4,000. It is the second team won the most cups after independence especially in the 1960s and the 1970s.

In 2006, the Santiago North Zone did not participate in the premier division as they did not win the championship, which meant that FC Derby automatically advances into the premier league by virtue of having been champions in 2005.


Its logo colors are black, white and blue, the F.C. Derby is at the top, its animal with the shield is at the middle top part and the soccer ball colored in blue is at the middle bottom part.


Its jersey color represents for its home games a striped blue and white t-shirt with blue pants and white socks.

Former players[edit]


1983/04, 1999/00, 2004/05
1982/83, 1983/84, 1984/85, 1999/00, 2000/01, 2004/05, 2007/08
2000/01, 2010/11
2003/04, 2004/05, 2006/07

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

2001 - Preliminary Round

Performance in African competitions[edit]

Best: 2000-01 Preliminary Round - Lost against Real Banjul 1 - 0 on aggregate

Full stories of the team's playoff victories and advances[edit]

Derby FC entered the playoffs for the first time after independence in 1984 and won 3-2 over Académica (Espargos). Derby FC entered the playoffs in 2000 and challenged Académica Operária, a team from Sal Rei. The first match was tied at 1 apiece, and in the second defeated Académica Operária 1-0 and claimed the 2000 championship. The 2005 championship finals with Sporting Clube da Praia was a 1-1 tie in the first match and a 4-3 victory in the second, giving Cape Verde their third title.