Académica do Fogo
|Full name||Associação Académica do Fogo|
|Ground||Estádio Municipal 5 de Julho,
São Filipe, Cape Verde
|League||Fogo Island League|
Associação Académica do Fogo is a football (soccer) club that currently plays in the Campeonato Nacional de Cabo Verde and in the Fogo Island League in Cape Verde. It is based in the island of Fogo and plays in the stadium with a capacity of 1000. 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 features the volcanic mountain on the right. The club name and the year of foundation are at the bottom.
The first title the claimed for the island was in 1985, later, the team won two consecutive titles in 1987 in 1988 and recently between 2012 and 2014, the team won three consecutive titles. In the national championships, In the 2002 season along with Académico do Aeroporto and SC Atlético, the club had 16 points and was third, it was second ranked and no other clubs would have 16 points in the present day. Académica Fogo appeared in the finals for the first time in the 2013/14 season and challenged CS Mindelense. Their first match lost 2–1 to Mindelense, Victor would score the only goal in the finals at the 29th minute, their second match was scoreless and would achieve second place and would be their best appearance at the national level.
Its uniform colors are black clothing with white sides and white sleeve edges which is more white at the front and a white rim for home games and a black-white striped clothing starting and ending with black sides with black sleeves and the remainder of the clothing coloured black for away games.
Its former uniform color was a white t-shirt, black shorts and socks for away games.
- 1984/85, 1986/87, 1987/88, 1990/91, 1992/93, 1994/95, 1996/97, 2001/02, 2004/05, 2007/08, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14
- Fogo Island Cup: 1
League and cup history
|2005||1A||3||5||2||1||2||10||7||+3||7||Did not advance||Did not participate|
|2004–05||2||1||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Promoted into the National Championships|
|2007–08||2||1||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Promoted into the National Championships|
|2011–12||2||1||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Promoted into the National Championships|
|2012–13||2||1||18||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Promoted into the National Championships|
|2013–14||2||1||18||13||3||2||59||15||+44||42||Promoted into the National Championships|
- Best position: 2nd (national)
- Highest number of points: 16 (national)
- Zé Luís, in 2007
- «Campeonato Nacional: Mindelense Revalida O Título». Criolosport, May 31, 2014 (Portuguese), retrieved on 5 October 2014.