FC Neves

Futebol Clube Neves is a football (soccer) club that plays in the São Tomé and Príncipe Championship. The team is based in the island of São Tomé and currently plays in the island Premier Division.

FC Neves
Full nameFutebol Clube Neves
GroundNeves on São Tomé Island,
São Tomé and Príncipe
LeagueSão Tomé Island League
20174th

HistoryEdit

In the 2000s, Neves mainly played in the second division until they were promoted in the 2009–10 season.[1] Neves participated until they were relegated in 2011 after being tenth with 17 points.[2] They spent two years in the Second Division until they were elevated once again in 2014; the club finished sixth in the 2014 Premier Division[3] and continued to the end of the 2015 season where they were relegated. Neves spent only a season in that for division in 2016. The club was the regional Second Division champions for the season, together with UDESCAI, they are competing in the Premier Division for the season. In the 2017 season, in the middle of the season, FC Neves reached up to the number two spot and was trying to gain a chance to win a regional title. At the 17th round, their chance was slimmed on August 5 as they were third on September 3, Neves finished fourth behind Caixão Grande for the season.

Logo and uniformEdit

Its logo has a crested shield and is coloured red and white along with its clothing uniforms.

AchievementsEdit

Secondary achievementsEdit

  • São Tomé Island Second Division: 1
2016

League and cup historyEdit

Island championshipsEdit

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA GD P Cup Qualification/relegation
2011 2 10 21 3 8 10 24 37 -13 17 Relegated into the island Second Division
2012 3 18 - - - - - - -
2013 3 18 - - - - - - - Promoted into the island Premier Division
2014 2 6 18 - - - - - - - None
2015 2 9 18 6 2 10 21 30 -9 20 Relegated into the Regional Second Division
2016 3 1 18 - - - - - - - Promoted into the Regional Premier Division
2017 2 4 22 10 4 8 35 34 +1 34 None

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ São Tomé and Príncipe 2009/10 José Batalha & RSSSF.com
  2. ^ São Tomé and Príncipe 2011 José Batalha & RSSSF.com
  3. ^ São Tomé and Príncipe 2014 José Batalha & RSSSF.com

External linksEdit