SC de Bissau
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|Full name||Sporting Clube de Bissau|
|Founded||30 January 1936|
|Ground||Estádio Nacional 24 de Setembro
Rua Rui Djassi 13
|League||Campeonato Nacional da Guiné-Bissau|
|Website||Club home page|
In the colonial era, the club competed four times in the Portuguese Cup, twice reached to the 1/8 finals in 1967 with SC Beira Mar and SC Braga in 1970, the 1972 edition which was their last appearance reached up to round one and challenged with UD Sintrense and Oriental Lisboa and was later out.
The club has the most number of national championships number 14 titles, their last was won in 2010, it also has 6 cup and 2 super cup titles.
The club appeared in the African competition seven times, once in the cup competition and six in the African level. As they were national champions, the club did not appear in 1992, the late 1990s, the mid 2000s and 2011. In the 1984 edition after challenging Real de Banjul of the Gambia, Hafia FC withdrew from Round 1 competition, later Sporting itself withdrew during Round 2 competitions from JS Kabylie, Sporting also withdrew from the 1985 edition during Round 1 with Asante Kotoko FC and the 1993 edition during the preliminaries with Étoile Filante Ouagadougou.
On March 2016, Sporting Bissau was in first place with 17 points and 5 matches won, but the season was cancelled after May due to financial problems.
Its logo used the older logo of Sporting CP, now the logo is to that of the modern logo of Sporting CP.
Its uniform is to that of Sporting CP, its uniform for home games has a white-green striped t-shirt and black shorts, compared to Praia's uniforms of Cape Verde, Sporting Bissau has a green-white striped short sleeves and green socks. Its uniform for away games are colored white and similar to Sporting CP's and Praia's uniform in which Bissau has a green collar and sleeve rim.
Its former uniform used in mid to late 2000s was a green t-shirt with white collar and sleeve edges, a white shorts and green socks for home games.
Sporting Bissau's main rivalry is SB Benfica which is called Derby Eterno de Bissau (Eternal Derby of Bissau)
- 1983, 1984, 1986, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010
- 1976, 1982, 1986, 1987, 1991, 2005
- 2004, 2005
League and cup history
Performance in CAF competitions
1- Hafia FC withdrew
2- SC Bissau withdrew
3- Old Edwardians withdrew
Performance at the WAFU Club Championship
|1986||WAFU Club Championship||First Division Runner-up||Preliminary Round||SEIB Djourbel||0–0||3–0||0–3|
The club in the Portuguese football structure
The club participated in the Portuguese Cup competition four times and achieved as high as 1/8 finals during the colonial years.
- Portuguese Cup: 4 appearances
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.