2011–12 in Cape Verdean football

In the 2011–12 season of competitive football (soccer) in Cape Verde:[1]

Football in Cape Verde
Season2011–12
Men's football
2012 Cape Verdean Football ChampionshipsSporting Clube da Praia
← 2010–11 Cape Verde 2012–13 →

Diary of the seasonEdit

  • November 25: Celtic FC and GD Varanda, clubs of Praia's neighborhood of Achadinha de Baixo northwest of the center played a match in honor of Djack[2]
  • December 2: the 2011–12 Santiago Island League (South) season began
  • February 11: Sporting Praia made a scoreless draw with Boavista Praia[3]
  • February 26: Juventude in Sal celebrated their 50th anniversary
  • April 1: SC Santa Maria celebrated their 75th anniversary[4]
  • Académica do Porto Novo won the Porto Novo Cup and qualified into the Cape Verdean Cup
  • Académico do Aeroporto defeated Académica do Sal to claim their super cup title for Sal
  • Juventude da Furna won their cup title for Brava and qualified into the Cape Verdean Cup
  • CD Onze Unidos won their cup title for Maio and qualified into the Cape Verdean Cup
  • GD Palmeira won the 2012 Sal Island Cup and qualified into the Cape Verdean Cup
  • April 29: all qualifiers listed into the Cape Verdean football championships.
  • May 5:
    • Cape Verdean Football Championships begun
    • Sporting Praia defeated Juventude Sal 6-1 and made it the highest scoring match of the season, also it was one of tour with the highest goal difference which was five
  • May 12: Mindelense defeated Sal Rei's Académica Operária 5-0 and made it the second match with the highest goal difference of five
  • May 13: Sporting Praia defeated Académica Brava 5-0 and made it the third match with the highest goal difference
  • May 27: Estrela dos Amadores of Tarrafal, Santiago defeated Académica Brava 5-0 and made it the fourth match with the highest goal difference
  • June 3: Regular season ends, Sporting Praia, Académica Fogo, SC Atlético and Académica Porto Novo qualified into the semis
  • June 10: the Semifinals started
  • June 17: Sporting Praia and SC Atlético qualified into the finals
  • July 1: No finals competition due to the 2012 local elections that took place
  • July 7: Sporting Praia claimed their ninth and recent title for the club[5]
  • late-August: Onze Unidos won their only Cape Verdean Cup title. This was the recent Cape Verdean Cup held

Final standingsEdit

Cape Verdean Football ChampionshipsEdit

Sporting Praia and SC Atlético each had 15 goals and were the first in each group, second placed Group A club Académica do Fogo had eight points and eleventh in the total of goals with three. Académica of Porto Novo, second in Group B had ten points and scored ten goals. The top four advanced into the semis, Sporting Praia and SC Atlético advanced with four goals scored. Sporting Praia won under the away goals rule in the first match and Sporting Praia claimed their ninth and recent title for the club.[5][6] Sporting Praia later qualified into the first national Super Cup in the following year.

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Sporting Clube da Praia 5 3 2 0 15 3 +12 11
2 Académica do Fogo 5 2 2 1 3 3 0 8
3 Juventude 5 2 2 1 8 9 -1 8
4 Batuque FC 5 2 2 1 6 3 +3 8
5 Estrela dos Amadores 5 1 2 2 8 7 +1 5
6 Académica da Brava 5 0 0 5 1 16 -15 0

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 SC Atlético 5 5 0 0 15 8 +7 15
2 Académica do Porto Novo 5 3 1 1 10 6 +4 10
3 CS Mindelense 5 2 1 2 10 4 +6 7
4 Paulense Desportivo Clube 5 1 2 2 6 9 -3 5
5 Académica Operária 5 0 2 3 9 13 -7 2
6 Academico 83 5 0 2 3 6 13 -7 2

Final StagesEdit

Semi-Finals Finals
Sporting Clube da Praia 3 1 4
Académica do Porto Novo 0 0 0 Sporting Clube da Praia 1 0 1
SC Atlético 2 2 4 SC Atlético 1 0 1
Académica do Fogo 1 1 2

Leading goalscorer: Gerson (SC Atlético) - 13 goals

Cape Verdean CupEdit

The fourth Cape Verdean Cup took place. This was the first edition that all eleven participants participated, the cup winners from Boa Vista and Brava competed. Onze Unidos won their only cup title after defeating Académica do Porto Novo 2-1 in extra time. The next edition would take place in 2018.

ParticipantsEdit

Island or regional competitionsEdit

Transfer dealsEdit

Summer/Fall 2011Edit

In early and mid 2012Edit

RetirementsEdit

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ To avoid confusion with another player Figo who was famous in Portugal in the 2000s, he is also known as Figo de Santiago de Cabo Verde

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cape Verde Islands 2011/12". Archived from the original on July 13, 2015. Retrieved July 27, 2015.
  2. ^ "Equipas de Achadinha jogam torneio em homenagem ao Djack" [Achadinha's Teams Played a Tournament in Honor of Djack]. A Semana (in Portuguese). 25 November 2011. Archived from the original on 2016-10-18. Retrieved 9 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Futebol Santiago Sul: Sporting E Boavista Empatam O Classico". Criolosports.com. 13 February 2012. Retrieved 26 June 2012.
  4. ^ "Tribuna Vip - Sport Club Santa Maria comemora 75 aniversário" [Tribuna VIP: Sport Club Santa Maria Commemorated its 75th Anniversary] (in Portuguese). TCV. 2 April 2012. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Sporting da Praia conquista 11º título de campeão nacional" [Sporting Praia Won the 11th National Title]. A Semana. 8 July 2012. Archived from the original on 2014-10-19. Retrieved 15 October 2014.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-07-13. Retrieved 2015-07-27.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)