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|Full name||Sport Vereniging Transvaal|
|Founded||15 January, 1921|
|Ground||Andre Kamperveen Stadion
The team is one of Suriname's most successful, having won their first league championship in 1937, and having won a total of 19. They have also won two CONCACAF Champions Cups, winning their first in 1973, and a second in 1981. Both times the coach was Humbert Boerleider. To date, they are the only Surinamese club to win the Champions' Cup (now Champions League).
SV Tranvaal was appointed by the IFFHS, as one of the ten clubs in the 20th century. standing in fifth position.
The club colors are green and white of the club.
The football club was founded in 1921 by Hendrik School students, a middle school in Paramaribo. Among the founders were the brothers Leckie and Elliot. Who was elected for a South American club's unusual name Transvaal, since the former province of the Union of South Africa made headlines back in Paramaribo.
The very first season in the Second Division ended with the direct promotion to the highest-class success and in 1925 won the national title the first SV Transvaal.
They have won 19 championship titles, the most successful teams in the country. The biggest international success was in 1973 and 1981 respectively, the victory in the CONCACAF Champions Cup
In the first national championship (1924) the club won the Tweede Klasse, gaining promotion to the Hoofdklasse, who won the first time in 1925. Since then there have been successes in the maximum for 19 national championships, the last of which in the season 1999–2000. In addition, Trance have won three times the Beker van Suriname and two times (1997 and 2008) the Suriname President's Cup.
The Transvaal is the only team in the Suriname to have become continental champion, winning the CONCACAF Champions Cup on two occasions: in 1973, at a table for the withdrawal of other teams qualified for the finals.
- Champions (19):1925, 1937, 1938, 1950, 1951, 1962, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1974, 1990, 1991, 1996, 1997, 2000
- Champions (3):1996, 2002, 2008
- Champions (2):1997, 2008
Performance in CONCACAF competitions
- CONCACAF Champions' Cup: 15 appearances
- Titles (2):1973, 1981
1981 The Golden Age
If merit is spoken, it can be said that the Transvaal is the most important equipment in Suriname. Your brand has an enviable record of 19 league titles, four cups and two cups President would now be the CONCACAF Champions League, one of them was won by none other than Atlético Marte El Salvador.
It was in 1981 CONCACAF Champions' Cup when the final took place in the city of Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname, and that according to former players, the onset of civil war in our country was the reason CONCACAF decided to make the two games in the Andre Kamperveen Stadion.
The first game was played in a great storm. "I had never rained, as then. The lawn was ugly and affected both teams," says Wensley Bundel, the midfielder who played the two games.
"Atlético Marte wanted to play short passes, but could not, so we took advantage of us," he said.
Wensley Bundel scored the goal with the first game ended in 1-1 draw. "It was a free throw. I remember that was barely hit the mark, but I gave it my all and I think your goalie is still looking for where the ball went," he said.
For the second game, scored the winner Johan Leisberger to Suriname took the win thanks to a great game speed. Jules Lagadeau captain was responsible for lifting the title, thanks to the excellent performance of striker Theo Klein was hailed as the man of the match and was awarded player of the year in Suriname this year, And the Coach Humbert Boerleider obtained the second title in Concacaf.
The Transvaal Lineup 1981:
- Emile Barron GK
- Jules Lagadeau DF
- Edwin Schal DF
- Remie Olmberg DF
- Harold Brammerloo DF
- Wensley Bundel MF
- Johan Leisberger MF
- Roy Vanenburg MF
- Wong Sai Sang MF
- Pauli Corte FW
- Theo Klein FW
- Humbert Boerleider Coach
As of November 6, 2012.
Current squad 2013-2014
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
List Of Coaches
- Humbert Boerleider (1971-1981)
- "La Prensa Grafica - Marte las pagó en Paramaribo". laprensagrafica.com. Retrieved 2014-01-20.
- Benjamin Strack-Zimmermann. "SV Transvaal Paramaribo (13/14) | National Football Teams". national-football-teams.com. Retrieved 2014-01-20.
- Guno Hoen:Onze Sporthelden Deel III. Paramaribo, 1999, page 213, ISBN 99914-962-3-8
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- http://www.svtransvaal.comeze.com/index.html (Official Website)
- http://www.concacaf.com/page/ThisWeekInDetail/0,,12813~2319337,00.html (briefly talks about Transvaal tying with cruz azul in 1971 CONCACAF Cup)