Progresso Associação do Sambizanga

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Progresso do Sambizanga
Progresso Associação do Sambizanga.png
Full name Progresso Associação do Sambizanga
Founded 17 November 1975; 41 years ago (1975-11-17)
Ground Estádio da Cidadela
Luanda, Angola
Ground Capacity 4,000
Chairman Paixão Júnior
Manager Kito Ribeiro
League Angola Cup
2016 8th
Website Club home page

Progresso Associação do Sambizanga is an Angolan football club based in Luanda. The club was founded in 1975, as a result of a merger of three clubs: Juventude Unida do Bairro Alfredo (JUBA), Juventista and Vaza.[1][2]

Progresso do Sambizanga is notably the only club in Girabola to maintain a women's soccer team, even without official competition.

They play their home games at the state-owned Estádio da Cidadela.

History[edit]

The club made its debut in the Girabola in 1981 and won their only cup title in 1996 after defeating Primeiro de Agosto and qualified into the 1997 CAF Winners' Cup where they challenged with Gabon's FC 105 Libreville and won a goal in the first leg and lost 2–0 in the last, this was their only appearance in the continental competition.

In the 1980s, the club expanded its international relations, Progresso Sambizanga was the first African club to play in the legendary Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro.

One of the friendly pre-season matches were in 2012 where they played in Brazil in the Toca de Raposa I with the two popular clubs Cruzeiro and Atlético Mineiro.

Honours[edit]

Runner-up: (1) 2016

Recent seasons[edit]

Progresso do Sambizanga's season-by-season performance since 2011:

  • PR = Preliminary round, 1R = First round, GS = Group stage, R32 = Round of 32, R16 = Round of 16, QF = Quarter-finals, SF = Semi-finals

League Positions[edit]

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6
4
13
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12
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12
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8
4
9
7
15
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12
1
8
11
10
13
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3
3
1
12
8
9
10
12
8
81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
1st Division, 2nd Division

Stadium[edit]

Progresso do Sambizanga is the owner of Campo Mário Santiago. Located in the club's home neighborhood of Sambizanga, the 8,000-seat stadium whose rehabilitation began in 1996 with private funding and stopped afterwards for lack of funding, resumed in 2016 under a sponsorship deal with the Fundação Eduardo dos Santos (FESA). The stadium's capacity is expected to be increased to 18,000 seats, following the 18-month-long rehabilitation.[3]

Uniform & Home kit evolution[edit]

Its uniform color has a yellow-black striped clothing with black sleeves and socks and black-yellow striped socks used for home games. Its former uniform was a yellow-black striped shirt with yellow stripe on each side and had striped sleeves and black shorts.

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

1997 – First Round
Gabon FC 105 Libreville 1–0, 2–0


Cup history[edit]

  • 1996: Winner
  • 2014: Semifinalist
  • 2016: Finalist

Players and staff[edit]

Players[edit]

Squad[edit]

As of February 2017

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Angola GK Badrick
2 Angola DF Ndieu
3 Angola DF Nzau
4 Angola DF Buchinho
5 Angola DF René
6 Angola MF Megue
7 Angola FW Luís
8 Angola MF Almeida
9 Angola FW Yano (c)
10 Angola DF Celso
11 Angola MF Silva
12 Angola GK Tití
13 Angola DF Lunguinha
14 Angola MF Norberto
15 Angola MF Cuca
16 Cameroon GK Nyamé
No. Position Player
17 Angola FW
18 Angola MF Fofó
20 Angola MF Gaca
21 Democratic Republic of the Congo DF Tshibuabua
22 Angola DF Eliseu
24 Angola MF Cabibi I
25 Democratic Republic of the Congo FW Patrick
26 Angola FW Bruno
28 Togo MF Serge
30 Angola MF Kibeixa

Staff[edit]

Name Nat Pos
Technical staff
Kito Ribeiro Angola Head Coach
G. Sousa Matateu Angola Assistant Coach
F. Fernandes Zico Angola Assistant Coach
Angola Goalkeeper Coach
Medical
Valdevino Miranda Angola Physician
Rui Oliveira Brazil Physio
Management
Paixão Júnior Angola Chairman
Manuel Santos Angola Vice-Chairman

Manager history and performance[edit]

Season Coach L2 L1 C Coach L2 L1 C
1981 Angola Eduardo Laurindo da Silva
1989 Angola Kidumo Pedro
1993 Angola Arlindo Leitão
1994 Angola António Piedade
1995 Angola Henriques Fernandes
1996 Angola Joaquim Dinis
1997
2001 Angola Salviano Magalhães Angola Napoleão Brandão
2002 Angola Napoleão Brandão
2003 Peru Arnaldo Gamonal
2004 Portugal José Alberto Torres Angola João Imanga Janguelito
2005 Portugal José Ferraz
2006 Brazil Luís Mariano
2007 Angola João Machado
2008 Angola Ernesto Castanheira
2009 Angola Ndunguidi Daniel Angola João Imanga Janguelito
2010 Serbia Drasko Stojiljković
2011 Netherlands Jan Brouwer
2012 Angola David Dias
2013
2014 Cape Verde Lúcio Antunes
2015 Angola Mário Calado Angola Albano César
2016 Angola Albano César
2017 Angola Kito Ribeiro

Trivial[edit]

Progresso do Sambizanga was the first African team to play in the Estádio do Maracaña. That occurred in the 1990s at the time when the team was on campus in a 1-2 loss to a team of retired brazilian footballers.

Progresso do Sambizanga Women's Football[edit]

When it comes to women's football in Angola, Progresso do Sambizanga is undeniably a benchmark and a force to reckon with. Until the mid 2000s when regular competitions were organized, the club has won most titles in contest. While no regular competition are being played at present both at provincial and national level, the club still maintains its women's team with regular practice.

Achievements[edit]

2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
2000

Other Sports[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Futebol: Progresso assinala 31 anos com despromoção no Girabola" (in Portuguese). ANGOP.com. 2006-11-16. Retrieved 2014-04-20. 
  2. ^ "Progresso celebra aniversário com regresso à fina-flor do futebol" (in Portuguese). ANGOP.com. 2010-11-17. Retrieved 2014-04-20. 
  3. ^ "Progresso chairperson points out gains of Mário Santiago Stadium". ANGOP.com. 24 Jun 2016. Retrieved 24 Jun 2016. 
  4. ^ "Angola 2005 (Women)". rsssf.com. Retrieved 15 Dec 2014. 
  5. ^ "Angola 2006 (Women)". rsssf.com. Retrieved 15 Dec 2014. 
  6. ^ "Angola 2007 (Women)". rsssf.com. Retrieved 15 Dec 2014. 
  7. ^ "Progresso do Sambizanga sagra-se campeão nacional feminino" (in Portuguese). ANGOP.com. 21 Dec 2008. Retrieved 14 Dec 2014. 
  8. ^ "Progresso do Sambizanga vence taça de Angola feminino" (in Portuguese). ANGOP.com. 16 Sep 2000. Retrieved 6 Dec 2014. 
  9. ^ "Angola 2001 Women". rsssf.com. Retrieved 15 Dec 2014. 
  10. ^ "Angola 2002 Women". rsssf.com. Retrieved 15 Dec 2014. 
  11. ^ "O Progresso do Sambizanga conquistou pela quarta vez consecutiva a Taça de Angola" (in Portuguese). ANGOP.com. 5 Feb 2003. Retrieved 6 Dec 2014. 
  12. ^ "Angola 2004 (Women)". rsssf.com. Retrieved 15 Dec 2014. 
  13. ^ "Angola 2005 (Women)". rsssf.com. Retrieved 15 Dec 2014. 
  14. ^ "O Progresso do Sambizanga conquistou a supertaça de futebol feminino" (in Portuguese). ANGOP.com. 11 Mar 2000. Retrieved 6 Dec 2014.