Académica da Calheta do Maio

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Académica da Calheta
Akadémica da Kadjeta
Académica da Calheta do Maio crest.jpeg
Full name Associação Académica da Calheta do Maio
Founded 1979
Ground Calheta, Maio Island,
Cape Verde
League Maio Island League
2014–15 4th

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.

History[edit]

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.

Rivalry[edit]

The club's only rival is Académico 83 forming the Académica Derby of Maio.[1]

Honours[edit]

2006/07, 2007/08, 2013/14
2006/07, 2013/14

League and cup history[edit]

National championship[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA GD P Cup Notes Playoffs
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
Total: 15 4 4 7 16 29 -13 16

Island/Regional Championship[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA GD P Cup Tour Notes
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
2014–15 2 4 8 2 2 4 11 19 -8 7 Finalist
2015–16 2 2 12 8 1 3 27 9 +18 25
2016–17 2 4 12 6 2 4 17 13 +4 20

Statistics[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. 

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