Rosariense Desportivo Clube
|Full name||Rosariense Desportivo Clube|
|Ground||Ribeira Grande, Cape Verde|
|Chairman||Orlando de Jesus Delgado|
|League||Santo Antão Island League (North)|
Rosariense Desportivo Clube (Capeverdean Crioulo, ALUPEC or ALUPEK: Rozariensi Klubi and the São Vicente Crioulo: Rosariense Klube) is a football club that had played in the Premier division and plays in the Santo Antão Island League South Zone in Cape Verde. It is based in the town of Ribeira Grande in the northeastern part of the island of Santo Antão. Its current chairman is Orlando de Jesus Delgado who is since September 12, 2015 It was the first team ever to win the title after breaking the island's division zones into two and the team won in 1997. For only a year, the team only had one title with Beira Mar, its teams' recent win in 2007 now made it having two titles with Solpontense.
Rosariense's recent appearance was the 2011 Cape Verdean Football Championships and was placed in Group B, the club played four matches, one short as the Brava Island season was cancelled, the team was last place and had no wins and had a draw and three losses, four goals were scored and the club conceded 14 goals and won a point, its worst defeat ever was the match with Boavista FC at Praia which lost 6-0 on June 11 at the fifth and final round of the championships.
The club was ranked sixth and last in the 2014–15 season and was relegated. Rosariense is currently particiating in the regional second division as of 2016.
Its club logo features a shield-crest with black and white stripes on top with a gold colored circular rim with a crown on top with the huge R in the middle, the D on the bottom and the G on the right.
- Regional Championships: 5
- 1993/94, 1994/95
- 1997/98, 2006/07, 2010/11
League and cup history
|2007||1B||4||5||2||1||2||5||3||+3||7||Did not advance||Did not participated|
|2011||1B||5||4||0||1||3||4||14||10||1||Did not advance||Did not participated|
|2006–07||2||1||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Winner||Promoted into the National Championships|
|2010–11||2||1||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Promoted into the National Championships|
- Appearances: 3 (national)
- Highest number of points in a season: 7 (national), in 2007
- Lowest number of goals scored in a season: 3 (national), in 2007
- Lowest number of points in a season: 1 (national), in 2011
- Highest number of goals conceded in a season: 14 (national), 2011
- Highest number of matches lost in a season: 3 (national), 2011
- Worst defeat at the National Championships: Boavista 6-0 Rosariense, 11 June 2011
- "Orlando Delgado é o novo presidente do Rosariense" ("Orlando Delgado, the New President of Rosariense")". SAPO Desporto CV. 12 September 2015. Retrieved 25 September 2015.