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Angolan Women's Football League

The Angolan Women's Football League, currently inactive, is the top tier women's clubs competition in Angola. In 1997, a national championship was organized in Lubango, Huíla for the first time and on an experimental basis. Blocos FC, a team from Luanda was the winner.

Angolan Women's Football League
Founded1997
CountryAngola
ConfederationCAF
Level on pyramid1
Domestic cup(s)Taça de Angola
SuperTaça de Angola
Current championsProgresso do Sambizanga
(2008)
Most championshipsProgresso do Sambizanga (4 titles)

In Luanda, ever since women's football tournaments began in 1993, over 30 clubs went out of business due to lack of support. At present, Progresso is one of the few, if not the only club to maintain a women's football team, even as official competition has halted.

1997 [1]Edit

Date City Winner Score Runner-Up Top Scorer
Lubango Blocos FC 2–1 Desportivo da Expresso

2005 [2]Edit

Date City Winner Score Runner-Up Top Scorer
3–10 Dec, 2005 Lubango Progresso do Sambizanga 1–0 Amigas do Mártires Guigui (14)

2006 [3]Edit

Date City Winner Score Runner-Up Top Scorer
11–19 Dec 2006 Huambo Progresso do Sambizanga 3–2 G.D. Terra Nova Mila (15)

2007 [4][5]Edit

9th place matchEdit

Date City Winner Score Runner-Up
14–22 Dec, 2007 Luanda Baixa de Cassange 2–0 Atrick do Bié

7th place matchEdit

Date City Winner Score Runner-Up
14–22 Dec, 2007 Luanda Amigas do 1º de Agosto 1–0 ASCON Lunda Norte

5th place matchEdit

Date City Winner Score Runner-Up
14–22 Dec, 2007 Luanda Kilambas da Huíla 0–2 Inter Un. Operativa

Semi-finalsEdit

Date City Winner Score Runner-Up
14–22 Dec, 2007 Luanda Progresso do Sambizanga 2–0 G.D. Fagec
Date City Winner Score Runner-Up
14–22 Dec, 2007 Luanda Amigas do Mártires 0–1 G.D. Terra Nova

3rd place matchEdit

Date City Winner Score Runner-Up
14–22 Dec, 2007 Luanda G.D. Fagec 3–4 Amigas do Mártires

FinalEdit

Date City Winner Score Runner-Up Top Scorer
22 Dec, 2007 Luanda Progresso do Sambizanga 3–0 G.D. Terra Nova Irene (24)

2008 [6]Edit

Date City Winner Score Runner-Up Top Scorer
13–21 Dec, 2008 Luena Progresso do Sambizanga 2–1 G.D. Fagec Irene (49)

TriviaEdit

  • In the 2008 edition, Progresso do Sambizanga thrashed the Moxico Provincial team 30-0. Irene Gonçalves, a Progresso striker scored 22 goals.[7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Angola 1997 Women". rsssf.com. Retrieved 15 Dec 2014.
  2. ^ "Angola 2005 (Women)". rsssf.com. Archived from the original on 8 November 2005. Retrieved 15 Dec 2014.
  3. ^ "Angola 2006 (Women)" (in Portuguese). ANGOP.com. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 14 Dec 2014.
  4. ^ "Angola 2007 (Women)". rsssf.com. Archived from the original on 24 May 2007. Retrieved 15 Dec 2014.
  5. ^ "Comunicado Oficial Nº 009/SG/08" (PDF) (in Portuguese). fafutebol-angola.og. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 1 Jan 2015.
  6. ^ "Homologação do Campeonato Nacional feminino" (PDF) (in Portuguese). ANGOP.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 15 Dec 2014.
  7. ^ "Irene Gonçalves a melhor da actualidade" (in Portuguese). JornaldosDesportos. 30 Mar 2010. Retrieved 15 Dec 2014.