G.D. Interclube

Grupo Desportivo Interclube, usually known as Interclube or Inter de Luanda, is an Angolan football club based in Luanda. The club is attached to the Angolan police force. Interclube is one of the two clubs based in Luanda (the other one is 1º de Agosto) with a stadium of its own as all the remaining clubs in the capital play their home matches at the state-owned 11 de Novembro and Coqueiros. The stadium, built in 2004, has an 8,000-seat capacity.[2]

GD Interclube
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Full nameGrupo Desportivo Interclube
Nickname(s)Os Polícias
FoundedFebruary 28, 1976; 44 years ago (1976-02-28)
GroundEstádio 22 de Junho,
Luanda, Angola
Capacity8,000[1]
ChairmanAlves Simões
ManagerÁlvaro Monteiro Magalhães
LeagueGirabola
Angola Cup
Angola Super Cup
2018–195th
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

Founded on February 28, 1976 by the then Ministry of the Interior Santana André Pitra aka Petroff as Inter de Luanda, it won its first title, the Angolan Cup, in 1986.

In 2005, the club finished 9th in the Angolan first division.[3] In that year, it also reached the domestic cup final, but was defeated 1–0 by ASA.[4]

Two players from Inter represented the Angola national team in its first FIFA World Cup tournament, in 2006 in Germany: Miloy and Mário.

StadiumEdit

Interclube is one of two clubs in Angola to play their home games in their own stadium, the Estádio 22 de Junho.

HonoursEdit

Winner: 2007, 2010
Winner: 1986, 2003, 2011
Runners-up: (5) 1985, 1989, 2000, 2005, 2010.
Winner: 1986, 2001, 2008, 2012
Runners-up: (1) 2011

Recent seasonsEdit

Interclube's season-by-season performance:

  • PR = Preliminary round, 1R = First round, GS = Group stage, R32 = Round of 32, R16 = Round of 16, QF = Quarter-finals, SF = Semi-finals

League & Cup PositionsEdit

 

Performance in CAF competitionsEdit

 
2008 – Third Round
2011 – Second Round
2004 – First Round
2005 – First Round
2006 – Group Stage
2008 – Group Stage
2011 – Semi-finals
2012 – Group Stage
1987 – First Round
2001 – Finalist

Players and staffEdit

PlayersEdit

StaffEdit

Name Nat Pos
Technical staff
Bruno Ribeiro   Head Coach
Luís Guerreiro   Assistant Coach
João Suzano   Assistant Coach
  Goalkeeper Coach
Medical
Martinho da Costa   Physician
Luís Borges   Physical trainer
Ricardo Silva   Physio
Management
Alves Simões   Chairman
António Guedes   Vice-Chairman
Nuno Martins   Head of Foot Dept

Manager historyEdit

Other SportsEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.girabola.com/?p=estadio&id=2
  2. ^ Stadiums in Angola; at World Stadiums
  3. ^ Angola 2005; at RSSSF
  4. ^ Angola Cup 2005; at RSSSF
  5. ^ "Football: Interclube Wins National Senior Championship". ANGOP.com. 21 Oct 2007. Retrieved 5 Dec 2014.
  6. ^ "Interclube win national first division football championship". ANGOP.com. 1 Nov 2010. Retrieved 5 Dec 2014.
  7. ^ "The football team Interclube is the winner of the Angola Cup". ANGOP.com. 11 Nov 2003. Retrieved 23 Nov 2014.
  8. ^ "Interclube win 30th edition of Angola football cup". ANGOP.com. 11 Nov 2011. Retrieved 23 Nov 2014.
  9. ^ "Football: Interclube Win Angola Super Cup". ANGOP.com. 25 Feb 2008. Retrieved 22 Nov 2014.
  10. ^ "Interclube win Angola Super Cup". ANGOP.com. 26 Feb 2012. Retrieved 22 Nov 2014.