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Scorpion Vermelho
Full name Clube Desportivo Scorpions Vermelho (de Santa Cruz)
Founded 2003
Ground Estádio Municipal 25 de Julho, Santa Cruz on Santiago Island,
Cape Verde
Ground Capacity 1,000
League Santiago Island League (North)
2014–15 6th (first phase)

Clube Desportivo Scorpions Vermelho de Santa Cruz is a football (soccer) club that plays in the Santiago Island League North Zone of the Grupo Centro Sul in Cape Verde. The team is based in the town of Santa Cruz in the southeastern part of the island of Santiago and plays at Estádio Municipal 25 de Julho west of town.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 2003. Prior to 2006, the team was playing in the Santiago Island League (South) competition. It entered into the level and became the Centro Sul group. In April 2007, the team won their first zonal title in the team's history and entered the Capeverdean National Division for the first time in history and participated in Group B, they participated again in 2008 and 2011 and 2013 and had never advanced into the playoffs, its highest ranking in the regular season was 3rd in Group B.

Scorpion Vermelho got their best season ever for the records with the extended 2015-16 season, they finished with 18 wins, 7 draws, scored 57 goals and had 61 points, all were club records. Overall in goal scoring of any regional leagues in the country, it is a goal ahead of Brava's Juventude da Furna but behind South Santo Antão's Académica do Porto Novo, Sporting Brava, and several clubs of Fogo, the highest being Spartak d'Aguadinha has its own goal scoring records higher than Varandinha's. In the highest points of each season of any of the island leagues, it was once held by Sporting Praia of the Santiago South Zone until 2016 with 49 points, Scorpion Vermelho would have the nation's second highest of any of the regional championships behind Varandinha and ahead of Sporting, the third point total is now 52 on April 9, with two matches left, Sporting's maximum point total they may achieve will be 58, Scorpion Vermelho's second total is kept at 61.

Its logo features the crest with the green ribbon reading the club name with the top left colored white and features a scorpion and the bottom right colored blue and features a boat.

Achievements[edit]

2006/07, 2007/08, 2009/10, 2012/13

League and cup history[edit]

National championship[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA GD P Cup Notes Playoffs
2007 1B 5 5 2 0 3 5 5 0 6 Did not advance Did not participate
2008 1B 5 5 0 2 3 2 8 -6 2 Did not advance Did not participate
2010 1B 3 5 2 0 3 7 8 -1 6 Did not advance Did not participate
2013 1B 6 5 0 1 4 1 6 -5 1 Did not advance Did not participate
Total: 20 4 3 13 15 27 -12 15

Island/Regional Championship[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA GD P Cup Notes
2006–07 2 1 - - - - - - - - Promoted into the National Championships
2007–08 2 1 - - - - - - - - Promoted into the National Championships
2009–10 2 1 - - - - - - - - Promoted into the National Championships
2012–13 2 1 - - - - - - - - Promoted into the National Championships
2014–15[1] 2 6 12 5 3 4 13 9 +4 18 Did not advance into the final phase
2015–16[2] 2 2 26 18 7 1 57 13 +44 61

Statistics[edit]

Former player[edit]

  • Cape Verde Djaniny – from 2008–09 in the youth team

References[edit]

  1. ^ Batalha, José (16 December 2015). "2014/15 Santiago North Premier Division". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 March 2017. 
  2. ^ Batalha, José (16 December 2015). "2015/16 Santiago North Premier Division". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 March 2017.