Santiago Island League (South)
|Region||Southern Santiago Island, Cape Verde|
|Number of teams||12 (Premier Division)
9 (Second Division)
|Promotion to||Cape Verdean Football Championship|
|Domestic cup(s)||Praia Cup
Praia Super Cup
|Current champions||Boavista FC (2nd time)
|Most championships||Sporting Clube da Praia (7 times)|
The Santiago Island League (South) is a regional championship played in Santiago Island, Cape Verde. The winner of the championship plays in Cape Verdean football Championships of each season. In 2007 and 2013 when Sporting Praia automatically qualified in the championships as they won their national titles in the previous season, a second place club qualified to the national championships. The league was formed after the split of the Santiago Island League into the north and south zones in 2002 and the two are the youngest island leagues in Cape Verde, it featured clubs only from the municipality of Praia, Ribeira Grande de Santiago split in 2005 and featured from two parts up to 2010, clubs from São Domingos switched from the North to the South Zone in 2010 and increased the number of clubs in two divisions of the south zone. It was the first island league to feature a second division league, it was once known as the second level. In the late 2000s and up to mid 2015, the league contained ten clubs in each of the two divisions.
The new season now features 12 clubs in the premier division, as no clubs were relegated in the last season, Delta and Eugenio Lima are this season's additional clubs.
Santiago Island League (South) - Clubs 2015/16
The 2015/16 season began on November 13, this is the first time it features two additional clubs.
- 2002/03 : CD Travadores
- 2003/04 : Académica (Praia)
- 2004/05 : Sporting Clube da Praia
- 2005/06 : Sporting Clube da Praia
- 2006/07 : Académica (Praia)
- 2007/08 : Sporting Clube da Praia
- 2008/09 : Académica (Praia)
- 2009/10 : Sporting Clube da Praia
- 2010/11 : Boavista FC (Cape Verde)
- 2011/12 : Sporting Praia
- 2012/13 : Sporting Praia
- 2013/14 : Sporting Praia
- 2014/15 : Boavista
Performance By Club
|Sporting Clube da Praia||7||2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014|
|Académica (Praia)||3||2004, 2007, 2009|
|Boavista FC (Cape Verde)||2||2011, 2015|
- "Futebol: Regional de Santiago Sul arranca a 13 de Novembro" [Southern Santiago Regional Season Begins on 13 November]. Expresso das Ilhas. 3 November 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.