1989 Girabola

The 1989 Girabola was the 11th season of top-tier football competition in Angola. Atlético Petróleos de Luanda were the defending champions.

Girabola 1989
Season1989
(–)
ChampionsPetro Luanda
RelegatedNone
1990 African Cup of Champions ClubsPetro Luanda
(Girabola winner)
Matches played182
Top goalscorerAndré
(18 goals)
1988
1990

The league comprised 14 teams, none of which were relegated.

Petro de Luanda were crowned champions, winning their 6th title, and fourth in a row, while there were no relegations.

André of Desportivo da Cuca finished as the top scorer with 18 goals.

Changes from the 1989 seasonEdit

Relegated: Desportivo de Benguela, Dínamos do Kwanza Sul, Fabril do Uíge, Inter do Namibe
Promoted: Desportivo da Cuca, Desportivo da EKA, Sassamba da Lunda Sul, Sporting de Benguela

 Locations of the 1988 Girabola teams

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Petro de Luanda (C) 25 16 6 3 41 22 +19 38 Qualification for Champions Cup
2 Primeiro de Maio 24 10 11 3 29 19 +10 31
3 Primeiro de Agosto 26 10 8 8 34 25 +9 28
4 TAAG[a] 26 8 11 7 27 23 +4 27
5 Desportivo da EKA 22 9 8 5 28 20 +8 26
6 Ferroviário da Huíla 25 10 6 9 35 26 +9 26
7 FC de Cabinda 23 9 7 7 22 16 +6 25
8 Desportivo da Cuca 25 9 7 9 28 23 +5 25
9 Petro do Huambo 25 10 5 10 32 29 +3 25
10 Benfica do Huambo 24 9 6 9 27 32 −5 24
11 Inter de Luanda[b] 25 7 10 8 23 25 −2 24
12 Sagrada Esperança 24 6 10 8 26 24 +2 22
13 Sporting de Benguela 24 5 4 15 14 42 −28 14
14 Sassamba 24 1 5 18 18 58 −40 7
Updated to match(es) played on 22 November 1989. Source: Girabola.com
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Goal difference; 5) Goals scored; 6) Fair-play points; 7) Play-off
(C) Champion.
Notes:
  1. ^ Name later reverted to its original ASA
  2. ^ Name later changed to Interclube

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BHU CUC EKA TAG FCC FER ILU PET PHU PRI MAI SAG SAS SBG
Benfica do Huambo
Desportivo da Cuca
Desportivo da EKA
Desportivo da Taag
FC de Cabinda
Ferroviário da Huíla
Inter de Luanda
Petro de Luanda
Petro do Huambo
Primeiro de Agosto
Primeiro de Maio
Sagrada Esperança
Sassamba da LS
Sporting de Benguela
Updated to match(es) played on 22 November 1990. Source: girabola.com
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statisticsEdit

Top scorerEdit

ChampionsEdit

 1989 Girabola winner 
 
Atlético Petróleos de Luanda
6th title
Squad: Adinho, Bolingó, Carlos Pedro, Felito, Janguelito, Lúcio, Luisinho, Mona, Nejó, Norberto, Paulão, Paulito, Quim Sebas, Ralph, Rasgado, Wilson
Head Coach: Carlos Queirós

External linksEdit