Grupo Desportivo, Recreativo e Cultural Fiorentina
For the Italian football (soccer) club, see Fiorentina
|Full name||Grupo Desportivo, Recreativo e Cultural Fiorentina|
|Ground||Porto Novo on
Santo Antão Island, Cape Verde
|League||Santo Antão Island League (South)|
Grupo Desportivo, Recreativo e Cultural Fiorentina is a football club that plays in the city of Porto Novo in island of Santo Antão in Cape Verde. The team plays in the Santo Antão Island League (South) since 2007.
The club was founded in 1994. Fiorentina became an official registered club in 2005 and formally became a member of the Santo Antão South Zone Regional Football Association (ARFZSSA). The team won its first title in 2008 winning their league of their island getting a place in the national championship, they never won a single game and only had two ties and a total of two points.
Fiorentina left the league due to financial concers in 2010 and returned in 2012. Again, Fiorentina did not appear in the competition between the summer of 2012 and the summer of 2015. The club returned during the 2015/16 season, their first match of the season was against Lajedos and was also their last, unlike some other leagues and championships, the half-season meetings were out of order, the club finished fifth with four wins, two draws, five losses and 14 points.
League and cup history
|2008||1B||5||5||0||2||3||2||8||-6||2||Did not advance||Did not participate|
|2007–08||2||1||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Promoted into the National Championships|
- Best ranking: 5th - Group Stage (national)
- Appearances at the Santo Antão Cup: 2
- Total goals scored: 2 (national)
- Total points: 2 (national)
- Worst defeat at the Regional championships: Fiorentina 0-10 Académica do Porto Novo , February 27, 2016
- "Santo Antão Sul – Fiorentina estreia-se no campeonato regional" [Fiorentina Returned to the Regional Championships]. Criolosprt (in Portuguese). 3 December 2015. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
- "Futebol Santo Antão – Sul: Lajedos Fiorentina marca início do campeonato regional de futebol 2015/2016" [Lajedos and Fiorentina Marked the Start of the 2015/16 Regional Championships]. Criolosport (in Portuguese). 8 January 2016. Retrieved 15 February 2016.