Desportivo da Praia

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Desportivo Praia
Full name Desportivo da Praia
Nickname(s) militares (troops)
Founded 1979
Ground Av. Cidade da LisboaEstádio da Varzea,
Praia, Cape Verde
Ground Capacity 8,000
Manager Cape Verde Kuko
League Santiago Island League (South)
2014-15 3rd
Website Club home page
Estádio da Várzea, the home field of Desportivo Praia

Desportivo da Praia is a football (soccer) club that currently plays in the Premier division and the Santiago Island League (South) in Cape Verde.[1][2] It is based in the capital city of Praia in the island of Santiago and plays in the stadium with a capacity of 8,000. It is played along with Praia's three other famous teams including Académica and CD Travadores in the same stadium. The team won the first and only regional opening tournament in 2014.

As Sporting Praia won the 2012 title and would win another regional title, team entered the national division in 2013 as runner up in the Santiago Island League South.

Its uniform color features a blue clothing with a t-shirt with white stripes in the middle for home games and a white t-shirt with the remainder blue for away games,

Achievements[edit]

  • Praia Opening Tournament: 1
2014

League and cup history[edit]

National championship[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA GD P Cup Notes Playoffs
2013 1B 3 5 2 3 0 6 3 +3 9 Semifinalist

Island/Regional Championship[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA GD P Cup Super Cup Notes
2013-14 2 3 18 10 6 2 37 17 +20 36 Promoted into the National Championships
2014-15 2 3 18 9 6 3 37 20 +17 33

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Grupo Desportivo e Cultural de Praia Futebol" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 16 December 2014. 

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