S.C. Lusitânia

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Lusitânia
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Full name Sport Clube Lusitânia
Founded 1922
Ground Estádio João Paulo II,
Angra do Heroísmo, Azores Islands
Ground Capacity 7,000
Chairman Portugal Paulo Borges
Manager Portugal João Salcedas
League Portuguese Second Division

Sport Clube Lusitânia or S.C. Lusitânia is a professional sports club located in Angra do Heroísmo, Azores, Portugal.

History[edit]

S.C. Lusitânia soccer team is in the Portuguese Second Division. Their highest achievement is reaching the semifinals of the Taça de Portugal in 1964. They had defeated Ferroviário Lourenço Marques in the quarterfinals, the highest a Portuguese colony club ever reached in the Portuguese Cup (and only because the dictatorship of António de Oliveira Salazar allowed them to play as a means of demonstrating that Portugal's African possessions were provinces and not colonies).

Notable players[edit]

Brazil

Jeffrey Carreira (Portugal)

Cameroon
Canada
Portugal
United States

Basketball team[edit]

S.C. Lusitânia basketball team is part of the Portuguese Basketball League (LCB).[1]

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