Sal Island League

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Sal Island League
Region Cape Verde Sal Island, Cape Verde
Founded around the 1970s
Number of teams 6
Promotion to Cape Verdean Football Championship
Domestic cup(s) Sal Island Cup
Sal Island SuperCup
Current champions Académico do Aeroporto (14th time)
Most championships Académico do Aeroporto (14 times)
Website Official website

The Sal Island League is a regional championship played in Sal Island, Cape Verde. The winner of the championship plays in Cape Verdean football Championships of each season. The league contains eight clubs in the premier division and four clubs in the second division


Up to the 2014 season, the league had only six clubs competing.

Sal was the most recent club to have a Second Division added in the 2014/15 season, each two divisions had 6 clubs each. In the following season, two clubs added to the premier division totalling eight and the second division clubs was reduced to four. The promotion/relegation system was introduced, the first placed second division club promotes in the following season and the last place club relegated into the second division the following season.

Sal Island League - Clubs 2015/16[edit]

This section lists only clubs in the Premier Division, the Second Division clubs are not available here on Wikipedia.

Premier Division[edit]

6 of 8 clubs listed


Performance By Club[edit]

Club Winners Winning Years
Académico do Aeroporto 14 1986, 1988, 1995, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016
Santa Maria 7 1987, 1989, 1992, 1997, 1998, 2009
Associação Académica do Sal 6 listed 1984, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2001, 2005
Juventude, Futebol Clube 4 1990, 1991, 1999, 2012
Palmeira 2 1985, 2000
Sport Clube Verdun 2 1980, 2014

Other sporting clubs[edit]


The island also has its basketball competition. One of its clubs include:

  • GD Pretória

See also[edit]

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