Desportivo da Praia
|Full name||Desportivo da Praia|
|Ground||Av. Cidade da Lisboa
Estádio da Varzea,
Praia, Cape Verde
|Chairman||Jorge Martins Andrade|
|League||Santiago Island League (South)|
|Website||Club home page|
Desportivo da Praia is a football (soccer) club that currently plays in the Premier division and the Santiago Island League (South) in Cape Verde. 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.
Their appearance into the national competition was in 1990 and advanced up to the finals and faced CS Mindelense and lost two matches, this was their greatest position. As Sporting Praia won the 2012 title and would win another regional title, team again entered the national division in 2013 as runner up in the Santiago Island League South.
Its logo has a blue circle with the acronym GDCP in the middle and a large D on the right and the club name on the right. 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,
- Praia Opening Tournament: 2
- 2014, 2015
League and cup history
|2012-13||2||2||18||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Also promoted into the National Championships|
- Best position: 2nd (national)
- As of 21 November 2015
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Former famous player
- Márcio, in 2014 (greatest scorer of the 2013/14 Santiago South season)