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Sport Clube África Show
Founded April 11, 1976
Ground Rabil and
Estadio Municipal Arsénio Ramos
Sal-Rei, Cape Verde
Ground Capacity 500
Chairman Cape Verde Tchabana (Eugénio Gomes)
League Boa Vista Island League
2015–16 4th

Sport Clube África Show is a sports club that its football (soccer) team had played in the Premier division and plays in the Boa Vista Island South Zone League in Cape Verde. It is based in the city of Rabil in the island of Boa Vista. The club has never won any island titles. Its current manager is Tchabana. Their first title was an Opening Tournament in 2008 and their only one, their first ever cup title was achieved in 2011.[1]

The club area includes Boa Vista's oldest settlement Povoação Velha and the west of the island.


The club was founded on 11 April 1976, less than a year Cape Verde became independent and nearly a week after Onze Estrelas was founded. Not long after, África Show participated in the regional competitions, but Onze Estrelas based in the nearby area did not compete until 2010. In 2001, the club celebrated its 25th anniversary.

The club's greatest position was second which was in the 2013-14 season with 17 points. In the 2015-16 season, the club finished fourth and shared the same totals with Sporting, as the club won a match on April 24 defeating Onze Estrelas 1-3 in the 13th round and Sporting won 2-0 over Desportivo Estância Baixo of another match on the same day, the club was fourth. Africa Show fairly did moderate for the 2016-17 season, they started fifth where they would finish for the season, they were fourth in rounds 5 and 11 and sixth in rounds, 6, 8 and 9, they finished with 18 points, 5 wins and scored 25 goals, third behind Sal Rei and Onze Estrelas.

Logo and uniform[edit]

Its logo is circular reading the club name and the location on the rim and a stork colored red in the middle.

Its uniform has a white T-shirt and the rest white for home/first games and a black T-shirt with a yellow shorts and white socks for away/alternate games. Up to 2016 for a few seasons, its away/alternate uniform was white.

Away/alternate uniform up to 2016


Estádio Arsénio Ramos, where Africa Show plays its matches

Africa Show has its own field located in Rabil, the club practices there. Its matches are played at Estádio Municipal Arsénio Ramos which is a multi-use stadium in Sal Rei, Cape Verde. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 500. The stadium is home to the island's best football clubs including Académica Operária and Sporting Boa Vista. It is also the home of Sanjoanense. Clubs from other parts of the island play at the stadium.


2008, 2009, 2011

League and cup history[edit]

Island/Regional Championship[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA GD P Cup Opening Notes
2007–08 2 4 12 - - - - - - - Winner
2013–14 2 5 14 5 2 7 20 21 -1 17
2014–15 2 2 14 8 4 2 29 15 +14 28 First Round
2015–16 2 4 14 6 5 3 20 14 +6 23 4th place
2016–17 2 5 14 5 3 6 25 27 +2 22


  • Best position: 2nd (island)
  • Best position at a cup competition: 1st (regional)
  • Best position at an opening tournament: 1st

Managerial history[edit]

  • Cape Verde José Spencer (up to December 2016)
  • Cape Verde Tchabana (Eugénio Gomes) (since December 2016)


  1. ^ "Futebol: África Show vence Taça Bubista 2010/11" ("África Show won the 2010/11 Boa Vista (Bubista) Cup". A Semana. 2 May 2011. Retrieved 10 September 2015.  (in Portuguese)