Desportivo de Assomada

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Desportivo de Assomada
Full name Desportivo de Assomada
Nickname(s) Os Brancos
Os Pensionarios
Founded September 16, 1990
Ground Estádio Assomada (Cumbém), Assomada on Santiago Island,
Cape Verde
Ground Capacity 8.000
Chairman Cape Verde Jose da Costa
Manager Cape Verde João Ramos
League Santiago Island League (North)
2014-15 Did not participate

Desportivo de Assomada (in the Capeverdean Crioulo, ALUPEC or ALUPEK: Disportibu di Asomada, São Vicente Crioulo: D'sportiv' d' Assomada) is a football (soccer) club that plays in the Santiago Island League North Zone in Cape Verde. The team is based in the town of Assomada in the central part of the island of Santiago and plays at Estadio de Assomada, also known as Cumbém which was completed in around 2008. The team has won no titles in its history.


The club was founded on September 16, 1990 in Assomada.[1] The club celebrated its 10th year after foundation in 2000. From 2012 up to the end of the 2014/15 season, the club had been absent from Santiago North competition, one exception was in the 2014 season in during the last three rounds, the club was disqualified and all of its matches were annulled. The club missed the 2014-15 season. On September 16, 2015, the club celebrated its 25th year of foundation. The club returned to regional competition in late 2015, they qualified into the regional premier division while others would qualify into the regional second division. The club finished 13th and relegated into the second division in the following season after having 3 wins and 18 losses, the club scored 21 goals which was the region's least and conceded 53 goals, the third most in the region, it was one of the worst of any of the regional championships in the nation. The club played in the second division for the first time in the 2016-17 season and finished in a level where they would remain in that division for the following season and become the second club that will fully participate twice, the other being Juventus Assomada.

League and cup history[edit]

Island/Regional Championship[edit]

  • 2008-09: 3rd
  • 2013-14: Participated, disqualified at the last three rounds
  • 2014-15: Did not participated
Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA GD P Cup Notes
2015–16[2] 2 13 26 3 5 18 21 53 -32 14


  • Highest number of goals conceded in a season: 71 (national), in 2016
  • Highest number of matches lost in a season: 16 (regional), in 2016
  • Appearances at the Regional Championships: 15
    • Premier Division: 13
    • Second Division: 2


  1. ^ List of dates of foundation of clubs in Cape Verde at
  2. ^ Batalha, José (16 December 2015). "2015/16 Santiago North Premier Division". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 March 2017.