Santiago Island League (North)

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Santiago Island League (North)
Region Cape Verde Northern Santiago Island including Assomada, Cape Verde
Founded 2002
Number of teams 13
Promotion to Cape Verdean Football Championship
Domestic cup(s) Santiago Island (North) Cup
Santiago Island Super Cup
Current champions Beira- Mar (1st)
Most championships Scorpions Vermelho (4 times)
Website Official website

The Santiago Island League (North) is a regional championship played in Santiago Island, Cape Verde. The winner of the championship plays in Cape Verdean football Championships of each season. The league was formed in 2003 after the Santiago Island League was split into the north and south zones, the two are the youngest island league in Cape Verde. In the 2006/07 season, the league was split into the northcentral and southcentral groups and several teams from the Second Level from the north became a single group. Unlike other island leagues, it has the first and second phases and a playoff system in which the first four clubs would participate.

Scorpions has the most number of titles with four, second Estrelas dos Amadores with 3 and six clubs with a title, Barcelona in 2003, Beira-Mar in 2015, the recent winner, Benfica in 2011, Desportivo de Santa Cruz in 2011, Flor Jovem from Calhetta in 2005 and Grémio Nhagar in 2014.

Santiago Island League (North) - Clubs 2014/15[edit]

Groups A and B[edit]


Former club[edit]


Performance By Club[edit]

Club Winners Winning Years
Scorpions (Santa Cruz) 4 2007, 2008, 2010, 2013
Estrela dos Amadores 3 2004, 2009, 2012
Barcelona 2 2000, 2003
Benfica de Santa Cruz 1 2011
Beira-Mar 1 2015
Desportivo de Santa Cruz 1 2002
Grémio Nhágar 1 2014
Flor Jovem da Calheta 1 2005

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