Desportivo Ribeira Brava

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Desportivo Ribeira Brava
Disportibu Ribéra Brava
D'sportiv' R'béra Brava
Full name Clube Desportivo Ribeira Brava
Nickname(s) Mambrava
Ground Estádio João de Deus Lopes da Silva
Ribeira Brava on
São Nicolau, Cape Verde
Ground Capacity 5,000
League São Nicolau Island League
2014–15 4th
Estádio João de Deus Lopes da Silva, the homefield of Desportivo Ribeira Brava

Clube Desportivo Ribeira Brava (Capeverdean Crioulo, ALUPEC or ALUPEK: Disportibu Ribéra Brava, São Vicente Crioulo: D'sportiv' R'béra Brava or Dsportiv' Rbeira Brava) is a football club that had played in the Premier division and plays in the São Nicolau Island League in Cape Verde. It is based in the Ribeira Brava, the island's largest and the capital on the island of São Nicolau. The team won island titles. Their first was in 1990 and another was in 2010.

The club first qualified into the national championships at the time consisted nothing but the playoff system. The club advanced up to the finals and faced Sporting Clube da Praia, a club from down south in Santiago, the first match was scoreless and the second lost 1–0, this was Ribeira Brava's greatest appearance. The next three appearances in the national championships (in 2004, 2007 and 2010) and would be in the group stages and never headed up to the semis.

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Its logo features a Cape Verdean flag in the middle; the logo is encircled in blue then black. It features two dragons on top and two dragon paws on each side. The club's full name is on the bottom and the anniversary date (in English) is on top.

Achievements[edit]

1989/90, 2004/05, 2007/08, 2009/10

League and cup history[edit]

National championship[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA GD P Notes Playoffs
2005 1A 5 5 0 3 2 4 9 -5 3 Did not advance Did not participate
2008 1A 5 5 1 1 3 2 6 -4 4 Did not advance Did not participate
2010 1B 5 5 1 1 3 6 12 -6 4 Did not advance Did not participated

Island/Regional Championship[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA GD P Cup Tour Notes
2004–05 2 1 - - - - - - - - Promoted into the National Championships
2007–08 2 1 - - - - - - - - Promoted into the National Championships
2009–10 2 1 - - - - - - - - Promoted into the National Championships
2013–14 2 6 14 4 1 9 15 24 -9 13
2014–15 2 4 13 6 4 3 13 12 +1 22

Statistics[edit]

  • Best position: 2nd (national)
  • Highest number of points in a season: 4 (national) – achieved twice

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