Académica da Calheta do Maio
|Full name||Associação Académica da Calheta do Maio|
|Ground||Calheta, Maio Island,
|League||Maio Island League|
Associação Académica da Calheta do Maio (Capeverdean Crioulo, ALUPEC or ALUPEK: Akadémika da Kadjeta, São Vicente Crioulo: Akadémica d' Kalheta) is a football (soccer) club that plays in the Maio Island League in Cape Verde. They have a football (soccer) field in Calheta, their matches are played at Estádio 20 de Janeiro in the island capital Cidade do Maio.
The logo and the uniform as well as other teams with the name Académica and Académico in Cape Verde is identical to Académica de Coimbra. It is the only island in Cape Verde that has two clubs affiliated to Académica, the other is Académico 83 in Cidade do Maio.
The club was founded in 1979 and became registered in the 1980s. Their first title in history since independence was claimed in 2007 and became the latest team that advanced to the national division for the first time, a total of three regional titles have won by the club. Académica Calheta do Maio won their only title apart from the championship, the regional cup won in 2014. As Académico 83 of Porto Inglês were both champions and cup winners, the club qualified into the 2014 Super Cup as runner up and lost the title to Académico 83.
In 2015, they finished fourth, the club was runner-up in the Premier Division in 2016. In 2017, Académica da Calheta finished fourth behind Académico 83, another affiliate based in Cidade do Maio. The club had a win more but two draws, three less, both had 17 goals scored but Académica Calheta do Maio conceded 13 goals, four more than the other. Of the goals scored which was third, it was shared with Académico 83 and Morrerense.
- 2006/07, 2007/08, 2013/14
- 2006/07, 2013/14
League and cup history
|2007||1A||6||5||0||2||3||3||13||-10||2||Did not advance||Did not participate|
|2008||1B||3||5||2||2||1||8||8||0||8||Did not advance||Did not participate|
|2014||1B||4||5||2||0||3||5||8||-3||6||Did not advance||Did not participate|
|2006–07||2||1||12||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Promoted into the National Championships|
|2008–09||2||1||12||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Promoted into the National Championships|
|2013–14||2||1||8||7||0||1||29||5||+24||21||Promoted into the National Championships|
- "Maio: Futebol Maio: Académico 83 empata com Académica da Calheta 1-1" [Académico 83 tied with Académica Calheta 1-1]. Criolosports (in Portuguese). 25 January 2016. Retrieved 17 January 2017.