Petro de Luanda (basketball)

Coordinates: 8°49′34″S 13°15′19″E / 8.825996°S 13.255204°E / -8.825996; 13.255204

Atlético Petróleos de Luanda, commonly known as Petro de Luanda, is an Angolan basketball club based in Luanda. It competes at the local level, at the Luanda Provincial Basketball Championship and at the Angola National Basketball Championship. Additionally, the club plays at the continental level, at the Basketball Africa League (BAL).

Petro de Luanda
2021–22 Petro de Luanda (basketball) season
Petro de Luanda logo
NicknameOs Petrolíferos
Os Tricolores
LeaguesBAL
Angolan Basketball League
Founded14 January 1980; 42 years ago (1980-01-14)
ArenaPavilhão da Cidadela
Capacity6,873
LocationLuanda, Angola
Team colorsBlue, yellow and red
     
PresidentTomás Faria
Head coachJosé Neto
Championships
Websitepetroatletico.co.ao

Established in 1976, the team is part of a multi-sports club which includes a football and handball team as well. Petro has been one of the most successful teams in Angola, having won the second most Angolan championships with 15, trailing only Primeiro de Agosto. The team has won two continental titles as well, having won the African Champions Cup in 2006 and 2015.

HistoryEdit

As the champions of the 2018–19 Angolan League, Petro qualified for the first season of the Basketball Africa League (BAL). In September 2020, Petro announced the signing of new head coach José Neto.[1]

In the 2021–22 season, Petro won the triple crown; winning its 15th national title, the Angolan Cup and the Supercup. In all league games, Petro was unbeaten and had a 31–0 record including the playoffs.[2]

HonoursEdit

Honours No. Years
Leagues
Angolan Basketball League[3][4][5] Winner 15 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2019, 2020–21, 2021–22
Runner-up 7 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2017
Luanda Provincial Championship Winner 2 2004, 2005
Runner-up 1 2012
Cups
Angola Cup[6][7] Winner 13 1990, 1991, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2013, 2014, 2022
Runner-up 5 2002, 2006, 2009, 2011, 2016
Wlademiro Romero Super Cup[8][9] Winner 8 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2006, 2015, 2019, 2021
Runner-up 10 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016
Victorino Cunha Cup[10] Winner 1 2010
Runner-up 5 2012, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
International competitions
FIBA Africa Clubs Champions Cup Winner 2 2006, 2015
Runner-up 6 1994, 1999, 2000, 2007, 2009, 2012
BAL Runners-up 1 2022
Third place 1 2021
African Club Winners' Cup Winner 0
Runner-up 1 1998
International tournaments
Supertaça Compal[11] Winner 1 2012
Runner-up 0
 
 1980–2016

PlayersEdit

Current rosterEdit

The following is Petro de Luanda's 13-man roster for the 2022 BAL season group phase.[12]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA-sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Petro de Luanda roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Age
PG 1   Gerson Domingos 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 26 – (1996-04-16)16 April 1996
C 2   Yanick Moreira 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) 31 – (1991-07-31)31 July 1991
SG 4   Olímpio Cipriano 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 40 – (1982-09-04)4 September 1982
PG 5   Childe Dundão 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 24 – (1998-05-17)17 May 1998
SG 6   Carlos Morais 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 37 – (1985-10-16)16 October 1985
SG 10   Gerson Gonçalves 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 26 – (1996-03-29)29 March 1996
PG 11   Thierry Serge Darlan (E) 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 18 – (2004-02-02)2 February 2004
SG 12   Anderson Correia (I) 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 25 – (1997-10-30)30 October 1997
SF 13   Leonel Paulo 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 36 – (1986-04-30)30 April 1986
PF 15   Aboubakar Gakou 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 25 – (1997-05-27)27 May 1997
C 21   Jone Pedro 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 40 – (1982-09-04)4 September 1982
F 24   Ângelo Gouveia Alexandre 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 21 – (2001-03-09)9 March 2001
C 41   Vander Joaquim 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 32 – (1990-04-15)15 April 1990
SG   E. C. Matthews (I) 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 27 – (1995-10-03)3 October 1995
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Team manager
  •   Artur Barros

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (IN) Inactive
  • (I) Import player
  • (E): BAL Elevate player
  •   Injured

Updated: May 9, 2022

Notable playersEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA-sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Criteria

To appear in this section a player must have either:

  • Set a club record or won an individual award while at the club.
  • Played at least one official international match for their national team at any time.
  • Played at least one official NBA match at any time.
  Edmar Victoriano F
  Victor de Carvalho SG
  Benjamim Romano PG
  Carlos Morais SG

StaffEdit

Name Position
  Artur Barros Vice-President of Basketball
  Diogo João Director of Basketball
  João Carvalho Head of Basketball Department
  Lazare Adingono Head coach
  Benjamim Avô Assistant Coach

Head coachesEdit

Coach Years Trophies won
  Wlademiro Romero (18) 1989–1999 8× Angolan League (1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999
6× Angolan Cup 1990, 1991, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998
4× Angolan Supercup (1994, 1995, 1996, 1997)
  Paulo Jorge (1) 1999–May 2000 1× Angolan Cup (2000)
  Victorino Cunha (1) Jun 2000–Feb 2001 1× Angolan Cup (2001)
  Nuno Teixeira (0) Feb 2001–Sep 2002
  Raúl Duarte (1) Sep 2002–Jun 2005 1× Angolan Cup 2004
  Alberto de Carvalho (5) Jul 2005–Jul 2009 2× Angolan League (2006, 2007)
1× African Champions Cup (2006)
1× Angolan Cup (2007)
1× Angolan Supercup (2006)
  Alberto Babo (1) Aug 2009–May 2012 1× Angolan League (2011)
  Lazare Adingono (5) May 2012–August 2020 2× Angolan League (2015, 2019)
1× African Champions Cup (2015)
2× Angolan Cup (2013, 2014)
1× Angolan Supercup (2015)
  José Neto September 2020–present 2× Angolan League (2021, 2022)
1× BAL third place (2021)
1× Angolan Cup (2022)
1× Angolan Supercup (2021)

Season by seasonEdit

Season Tier League Regular season Playoffs Taça de Angola International competitions Head coach
Finish Played Wins Losses Win% League Result
Petro de Luanda
2014–15 1 Angolan League 2nd 18 15 3 .833 Champions FIBA ACC Champions Lazare Adingono
2015–16 1 Angolan League 3rd 18 14 4 .778 Third place Runner-up DNQ
2016–17 1 Angolan League 3rd 26 19 7 .731 Runner-up Runner-up DNQ
2017–18 1 Angolan League 2nd 32 26 6 .813 Runner-up DNQ
2018–19 1 Angolan League 1st 29 26 3 .897 Champions ABL Quarterfinalist
2019–20 1 Angolan League 1st[a] 14 13 1 .929 Cancelled[a] Cancelled N/A
2020–21 1 Angolan League 1st 8 8 0 1.000 Champions Semifinalist BAL Third place José Neto
2021–22 1 Angolan League 1st 26 26 0 1.000 Champions Winners BAL Runners-up
  1. ^ a b The 2019–20 league season was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, no champion was declared but Petro de Luanda qualified for the 2021 BAL season based on its first place after 14 played games.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Angolan champions Petro de Luanda hire Brazilian Jose Neto as new head coach - Africa Champions Clubs ROAD TO B.A.L 2020 2019 - FIBA.basketball".
  2. ^ "PETRO TRICAMPEÃO NACIONAL DE BASQUETEBOL". Petro de Luanda (in European Portuguese). 11 May 2022. Retrieved 11 May 2022.
  3. ^ "Angola: Petro Wins Basketball Championship After Six Years". AllAfrica. 2006-06-10. Retrieved 2013-04-07.
  4. ^ "Petro de Luanda win national basketball championship". ANGOP.com. 2011-05-25. Retrieved 2013-04-07.
  5. ^ "Basketball: Petro de Luanda crowned national champions". ANGOP.com. 17 Jun 2015. Retrieved 18 Jun 2015.
  6. ^ "Petro de Luanda win Angola cup in basketball". ANGOP.com. 2013-04-19. Retrieved 2013-04-07.
  7. ^ "Petro win Angola Cup in Basketball". ANGOP.com. 2014-04-20. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
  8. ^ "Basketball: Petro de Luanda Conquer "Vladmiro Romero" Trophy". ANGOP. 28 Jan 2006. Retrieved 8 Apr 2013.
  9. ^ "Petro de Luanda win Vlademiro Romero Super Cup in Basketball". ANGOP.com. 11 Jan 2015. Retrieved 13 Jan 2015.
  10. ^ "Petro de Luanda win Victorino Cunha cup". ANGOP.com. 2010-10-10. Retrieved 2013-04-07.
  11. ^ "Petro de Luanda win third edition of Compal Super Cup". ANGOP. 2012-02-20. Retrieved 2013-04-07.
  12. ^ "Petró de Luanda (ANGOLA)". The BAL. Retrieved 8 April 2022.

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