CD Barcelona Tarrafal

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Full name Clube Desportivo Amabox Barcelona Tarrafal[1]
Founded July 31, 1995
Ground Estádio Municipal
Tarrafal on Santiago Island,
Cape Verde
League Santiago Island League (North)
2016–17 Did not participate

Clube Desportivo Amabox (or Amabos) Barcelona Tarrafal (also in Portuguese for Barcelona, Capeverdean Crioulo, ALUPEC or ALUPEK: Barselona also in the São Vicente Crioulo) is a football (soccer) club that plays in the Santiago Island League North Zone in Cape Verde. The team is based in the town of Tarrafal in the northern part of the island of Santiago. The team was founded in 1995 and its logo and uniform rarely equals to that of the Spanish club Barcelona FC, it is predominantly different as the club is also known as Amabos Barcelona or Amabos Barcelona Tarrafal. The team two titles, one in 2000 and their recent in 2003. Since 2011/12, the club had been absent from Santiago North competition, no word on whenever they will return to the regional competition, as the Second Division was introduced in early 2016, the club's qualification will be the Second Division.

The home stadium is the Municipal Stadium (Estádio Municipal) located roughly 1 km south on a branch road connecting the road to the national capital of Praia, its location is approximately halfway between Tarrafal and Chão Bom.

The club's greatest player was Janício Martins who played from 1997 to 2002.


1999/00, 2002/03

League and cup history[edit]

National championship[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA GD P Cup Notes Playoffs
2003 1B 1 5 0 3 2 4 8 -4 3 Did not advance Did not participate

Island/Regional Championship[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Notes
1999–2000 2 1 - - - - - - - Promoted into the National Championships
2002–03 2 1 - - - - - - - Promoted into the National Championships


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