Boavista Futebol Clube (Capeverdean Crioulo, ALUPEC or ALUPEK: FK Boavista or FK Boabista, Boavista or Boavista Futibol Klubi) is a football (soccer) club that had played in the Premier division and plays in the Santiago Island South Zone League in Cape Verde. It is based in the city of Praia in the island of Santiago. The team has only reached a few of these games before and after independence.
The club was founded on July 5, 1939. Its logo and uniform with minimal exceptions are identical to Portugal's Boavista FC. The name is not related nor located on Boa Vista Island to the northeast, it is named after a Lisbon club founded during colonial rule. Its nickname is even a club name.
Boa Vista won the insular titles in 1987, 1993, 1995.
In 2014, the club celebrated the 75th anniversary and organized the Taça dos Campões (The Cup of Champions) as a friendly match. The first edition featured the greatest clubs from different islands and the club would win the competition. The second edition will feature clubs from different nations. The club recently got a new manager from Spartak d'Aguadinha named Joel de Castro from Portugal.
Boa Vista claimed their first title ever in 1987 even since independence. They entered the finals in 1993 and challenged with Académica (Espargos) to claim its second title, The game was tied at two apiece, the second match lost 2 to one to Académica (Espargos) and claimed the title, the second title was not to be claimed until 1996 and their third and most recent in 2010. Boa Vista once again returned to the playoffs in 2012 and 2015 without heading to the final.
Its uniform color is white with black socks but a black t-shirt with black sleeve rim is used for home games, all with a two-rowed checkered lining on the right. When there is a same uniform color in some parts of the other club, the other uniform color is red with a checkered sleeve and black socks.
Previous uniforms were colored black for home games with a black-white checkered portion t-shirt and white socks and white with black socks for away games.