SC Verdun

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Sport Clube Verdun
Founded May 1, 1945
Ground Pedra de Lume and
Estádio Marcelo Leitão
Sal Island,
Cape Verde
Chairman Cape Verde Alcindo Conceição Silva
Manager Cape Verde Domingo Gomes
League Sal Island League
2014–15 4th

Sport Club Verdun (Capeverdean Crioulo, ALUPEC or ALUPEK: Sport Klubi Verdun, also in the São Vicente Crioulo: Sport Klube Verdun) is a football (soccer) club that plays in the Sal Island League in Cape Verde.[1] The team is based in the village of Pedra de Lume in the east of the island of Sal, though they play in Espargo's stadium, the home field which is made up of dirt is rarely used for practices. The team won their first island title in 1980, their second would be achieved in 34 years in 2014.

Its logo features a crest and are colored yellow on left and green on right, the first letters of the club name SCV goes from top to the bottom and has the shovel and a digger, the words work, sport and unity ("trabalho, desporto, unidade" in Portuguese) are read on the middle and progress ("progresso" in Portuguese) in the yellow ribbon.

Its current chairman is Alcindo Conceição Silva and its current manager is Domingo Gomes who replaced Djulhiano Santos which he now manages Juventude.


The club was founded on May 1, 1945 and is the second oldest club on the island after SC Santa Maria.

Their second and recent appearance in the nationals was in 2014, no wins were made, four losses were made, they had only a point made at their first match of the season, a two goal draw with Académica do Fogo.

The club were moderate for the next two seasons. In the 2016-17 season, the club was trapped in last place and will be for the whole season, it was the downturn for the club. Verdun Pedra de Lume became the second club to be relegated and became the first of the original six to be relegated and next season, a Second Division club.


The home field of Verdun Pedra de Lume

Estádio Marcelo Leitão is a multi-use stadium in Espargos, Cape Verde. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 8,000. The stadium has seat rows in the east side and is east-southeast of the city center and Monte Curral. The stadium is home to the two best football clubs on the island, Académico do Aeroporto and Académica do Sal, other clubs based in Espargos includes Juventude which is based in Morro Curral and the stadium is being located inside the neighborhood. Other clubs based in Espargos but a neighborhood includes the newly established clubs of Gaviões and Chã de Matias. Clubs playing the stadium but based on other parts of the island include Santa Maria, Pedra de Lume or Verdun, Palmeira de Santa Maria, ASGUI and Florença.


1979/80, 2013/14
2000/01, 2013/14

League and cup history[edit]

National championship[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA GD P Cup Notes Playoffs
2014 1B 6 5 0 1 4 3 7 +4 1 Did not advance Did not participate

Island/Regional Championship[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA GD P Cup Tour Notes
2013–14 2 1 10 6 2 2 15 9 +6 20 Winner Promoted into the National Championships
2014–15 2 4 10 3 3 4 7 9 -2 12
2015–16 2 5 14 6 1 7 18 24 -6 19


  • Best positiion at a cup competition: 1st (regional)
  • Appearances at a regional cup competition: 17, to be 18
  • Appearances at regional super cup competition: 2

Current squad[edit]

As of February 19, 2017

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Cape Verde GK Euro
2 Cape Verde DF J. Pinto
3 Cape Verde Ary
5 Cape Verde DF Ivan
7 Cape Verde Alex (A)
8 Cape Verde FW Walter
9 Cape Verde Fafe (A)
10 Cape Verde MF Ravi
11 Cape Verde To[a]
No. Position Player
12 Cape Verde GK Tedi[b]
13 Cape Verde DF Kuke
14 Cape Verde Alex (B)
15 Cape Verde FW Vidjay
16 Cape Verde DF Fabio
17 Cape Verde MF Ricardo
18 Cape Verde MF Vla[c]
19 Cape Verde Robace
20 Cape Verde MF Diabom

Source: SC Verdun's Facebook page

  1. ^ Also written as Tó
  2. ^ Sometimes as Teddy
  3. ^ Also written as Vlá


  • Cape Verde Djulinano Santos (up to October 2015)
  • Cape Verde Domingo Gomes (since October 2015)


  1. ^ "SC Verdun Presta Homenagem A Pú Brito". Sapodesporto CV (in Portuguese). 12 July 2014. Retrieved 9 October 2014. 

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