C.D. Primeiro de Agosto

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1º de Agosto
CD Primeiro de Agosto (logo).png
Full nameClube Desportivo Primeiro de Agosto
Os Rubro e Negros
Os Militares
O Glorioso
Founded1 August 1977; 41 years ago (1977-08-01)
GroundEstádio 11 de Novembro
Luanda, Angola
PresidentGen. Carlos Hendrick
ManagerDragan Jović
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Clube Desportivo 1º de Agosto is a multisports club from Luanda, Angola. The club, founded August 1, 1977, is attached to the Angolan armed forces, which is its main sponsor. Its main team competes in men's football, and its professional basketball team is also noteworthy within the club. The club's colors are red and black. The club won its first title in football, the Angolan League, in 1979.[1] and in basketball in 1980. Handball and Volleyball have also won many titles to the club.

The Primeiro de Agosto Sports Club has its football team competing at the local level, in the events organized by the Angolan Football Federation, namely the Angolan National Football Championship a.k.a. Girabola, the Angola Cup and the Angola Super Cup as well as at continental level, at the annual competitions organized by the African Football Confederation (CAF), including the CAF Champions League and the CAF Confederation Cup.


Runner-up: (6) 1992, 1997, 1998, 2004, 2011, 2017
Runner-up: (2) 1993, 2007

Recent seasons[edit]

C.D. Primeiro de Agosto's season-by-season performance since 2011:
As of 22 May 2019

  • PR = Preliminary round, 1R = First round, GS = Group stage, R32 = Round of 32, R16 = Round of 16, QF = Quarter-finals, SF = Semi-finals, RU = Runner-Up, W = Winner


Primeiro de Agosto is in the process of building its own football stadium. Named after Gen. França Ndalu, the 20,000-seat stadium whose works began in 2012 and are scheduled to be completed in 2019, is part of a sports complex - Cidade Desportiva 1º de Agosto - that includes a youth academy with boarding facilities and two football courts for training purposes, a secondary school, a university, a tennis court, office buildings, an olympic swimming pool and a 2,500-seat indoor sports arena. The complex and the stadium are located at the Cassequel neighborhood in Luanda.[11]

League & Cup Positions[edit]

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

 1º Agosto 3-0 FC Platinum

Players and staff[edit]



As of March 2019

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
3 Angola DF Natael
4 Democratic Republic of the Congo DF Bobó
5 Angola DF Dani (c)
6 Angola DF Bonifácio
7 Angola MF Mingo Bile
8 Angola MF Mário
9 Angola DF Buá
12 Angola GK Tony Cabaça
13 Democratic Republic of the Congo FW Mongo
14 Angola MF Nelson
15 Nigeria DF Yisa
16 Angola MF Macaia
17 Democratic Republic of the Congo FW Dago
No. Position Player
18 Brazil FW Aquino
19 Angola DF Paizo
20 Democratic Republic of the Congo MF Kila
21 Angola DF Isaac
22 Angola GK Neblú
23 Angola MF Show
24 Angola MF Vanilson
26 Angola FW Mabululu
28 Angola FW Melono
29 Angola GK Nsesani
30 Angola MF Ary Papel
31 Angola MF Cirilo


Name Nat Position(s)
Technical staff
Dragan Jović Bosnia and Herzegovina Head Coach
Filipe Nzanza Angola Assistant Coach
Ivo Traça Angola Assistant Coach
Napoleão Brandão Angola Goalkeeper Coach
Abel Sanz Cuba Physician
Leonilde Ferreira Angola Psychotherapist
Jorge Nabais Angola Fitness Coach
Feliciano Madalena Angola Physio
Andrade Mendes Angola Physio
Gen. Carlos Hendrick Angola Chairman
Paulo Magueijo Angola Vice-Chairman
José Marcelino Angola Head of Foot Dept
Carlos Alves Angola Spokesman

Manager history[edit]

Chairman history[edit]

Santana André Pitra Petroff 1977  – 1979
Pedro de Castro Van-Dúnem Loy 1979  – 1982
Iko Carreira 1982  – 1988
Justino Fernandes 1988  – 1993
Mello Xavier 1993  – 1997
Gen. Pedro Neto * 1997  – Dec 2006
Gen. Raúl Hendrick Dec 2006  – Aug 2011
Gen. Carlos Hendrick * Aug 2011  – present

* Served two consecutive terms


See also[edit]


On 4 April 1981, before a 70.000 capacity crowd in Kaduna, Primeiro de Agosto played against then CAN title holders The Green Eagles. In that match that ended in a scoreless draw, D'Agosto put up such a superb performance that the Nigerian supporters and media mistook the club for the Angolan national team.[12]


  1. ^ Plantel do 1º de Agosto
  2. ^ "1º de Agosto New National Champions". ANGOP.com. 15 Oct 2006. Retrieved 14 Dec 2014.
  3. ^ "Girabola2016: 1º de Agosto virtual champions". ANGOP.com. 30 Oct 2016. Retrieved 31 Oct 2016.
  4. ^ "1º de Agosto win 11th trophy in Girabola". ANGOP.com. 30 Oct 2017. Retrieved 30 Oct 2017.
  5. ^ "Girabola2018: 1º de Agosto win third championship in row". ANGOP.com. 3 Sep 2018. Retrieved 3 Sep 2018.
  6. ^ "Girabola2018/19: 1º de Agosto crowned champions". ANGOP.com. 20 May 2019. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Football: Soccer: 1º de Agosto Win Angola Cup". ANGOP.com. 12 Nov 2006. Retrieved 23 Nov 2014.
  8. ^ "1º de Agosto win Angola's Cup". ANGOP.com. 11 Nov 2009. Retrieved 23 Nov 2014.
  9. ^ "1º de Agosto win football Super Cup". ANGOP.com. 8 Feb 2010. Retrieved 22 Nov 2014.
  10. ^ "Football: 1º de Agosto win Super Cup". ANGOP.com. 5 Feb 2017. Retrieved 5 Feb 2017.
  11. ^ "UM COMPLEXO PARA O FUTURO". novagazeta.co.ao. Retrieved 27 Apr 2017.
  12. ^ "1º de Agosto impôs empate (0-0) à Selecção Nacional da Nigéria" [Nigerian National Team concedes (0-0) draw against 1º de Agosto]. Jornal de Angola (in Portuguese). 7 Apr 1981.

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