FC Aliança Nacional

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Futebol Club Aliança Nacional or with (de Pantufo) (Portuguese meaning the Football Club National Alliance) is a football club based in Pantufo in the São Tomé and Príncipe Championship and plays at its own field. The team never claimed any national and insular titles, but won the cup in 1996.

Aliança Nacional
Full nameFutebol Club Aliança Nacional
GroundCampo de Pantufo
Pantufo, São Tomé Island,
São Tomé and Príncipe
LeagueSão Tomé First Division


Its logo is a seal with a white rim reading the club name surrounded by an orange line. Inside is a black portion with two orange half crescents and an inner white crescents with the acronym ANP, the last three letters in the middle, the N is colored white and the other two are black and a slightly smaller size.


The team lost in the semi-final to Sporting Clube Praia Cruz in 1994. Years later, the club was relegated to the second division and later returned to the first division where they reached second place in the 2001 season.[1] They remained in the top division until 2009 when they were relegated after finishing 12th place.[2] The club spent five years in the Second Division until they achieved promotion again in 2014[3] and returned to the Premier Division for the 2015 season.




Island championshipsEdit

Season Division Place
2001 1st 2nd.[2]
2009/10 1st 12th.[4]
Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA GD P Cup Qualification/relegation
2014 2 7 18 - - - - - - - None
2015 2 7 18 6 6 6 22 28 -6 24
2016 2 3 22 11 8 3 33 20 +13 41
2017 2 6 22 9 6 7 26 27 -1 33


  • Best position: 2nd (national)
  • Best position at cup competitions: 1st (national)
  • Appearance at a national cup competition: 1


  1. ^ São Tomé and Príncipe 2001 José Batalha & RSSSF.com
  2. ^ a b São Tomé e Príncipe 2001 José Batalha & RSSSF.com
  3. ^ São Tomé and Príncipe 2014 José Batalha & RSSSF.com
  4. ^ São Tomé e Príncipe 2009/10 José Batalha & RSSSF.com

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