Santa Rita de Cássia FC

Santa Rita de Cássia Futebol Clube is an Angolan sports club from the city of Uíge. The team made its debut in the Gira Angola (Angola's second division championship) in 2016 after winning the Uige province football championship.[1][2]

Santa Rita de Cássia
Logo
Full nameSanta Rita de Cássia Futebol Clube
Founded29 August 2015; 4 years ago (2015-08-29)
GroundEstádio 4 de Janeiro
Capacity12,000
ChairmanNzolani Pedro
ManagerAlmério Cristovão (c)
LeagueGirabola
2018–1911th

The club is named after Italian saint Rita of Cascia in whose honor a sanctuary was built at the village of Casseche, Uíge city, where an annual pilgrimage is held.

In 2016, its debutant year in the second division, the club managed to be promoted to Angola's top flight division, the Girabola.

2017 disasterEdit

On February 10, 2017, shortly after the inaugural match of the 2017 Girabola between home team Santa Rita de Cássia and Recreativo do Libolo, one of the access gates of Estádio 4 de Janeiro collapsed as access was made free and attendants tried to force their way into the stadium. As a result, 17 people were trampled to death and 76 injured, 5 of whom with life-threatening injuries.[3]

AchievementsEdit

2016
  • Uige provincial championship: 1
2015

League & Cup PositionsEdit

Recent seasonsEdit

Santa Rita de Cássia's season-by-season performance since 2011:

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

Players and staffEdit

StaffEdit

Name Nat Pos
Technical staff
Almério Cristóvão   Head Coach
João Manuel Paulo   Assistant Coach
TBA   Goal-keeper Coach
Medical
TBA   Physio
Management
Nzolani Pedro   Chairman

PlayersEdit

Santa Rita de Cássia players

[4]

Nat # Nick Name A P P.S. Hélder Teixeira M.A. A. Cristóvão A. Cristóvão
2015 2016 2017 2018 2018–19 (11th) 2019–20
# # # A G # # A G # A G
  Abel Abel Manfuila 28 FW 19 2 1
  Água Doce José Fernandes Mbuta 24 MF 20 11(5) 1 14
  Alberto
  Alex Alex Kahembe GK 12 1(1) 0
  Ary 28
  Barese João Vata 19 1(1) 0
  6 Beni Beni Kimbi Fua 25 FW 6 11 0
  Benvindo Nsianfumu Benvindo Afonso 23 GK 1 1 22(1) 0
  Bissio Yannick Landu 24 FW 10
  Bruno Adilson Bruno Mpulu DF 7 7 20 0
  1 Carlos Carlos Camolongi 32 GK 1 14 0
  Carlos Carlos Nzuzi Fuila 31 DF
  20 Celi Celestino da Silva Simão MF 20 12(2) 2 20 19 0
  Chano Mauro Edgar F. Manuel FW 30 2(3) 0
  Clinton Makinda Gomes 25 (1) 0
  Coby António Sena Tuiango Morais GK 16 4 0
  4 Crespo Artur Manuel Malungo 22 DF 4 4 0
  9 Cris 21 FW 9 5(7) 0 9 2 0
  Cristiano Cristiano Diassilau DF
  Dennis Dennis Sesugh 22 FW 9 10 3
  2 Dieu Dieu Maquissossila David 24 DF 2 8(3) 0 2 4 1
  Dino Florentino de S. António 27 FW 18
  11 Edmilson António Dipoco Teodoro 19 MF 6 18(1) 0 11 27 2 11 19(1) 0
  Eliseu Eliseu Lucas Carlos Cabanga 22 DF 13 3 0
  21 Etoh Nzalambila Lumu FW 21 6 1
  Feião Moisés Sebastião Cabungula MF 27 16(2) 1
  Filipe Israel Kipindi Pacote da Silva 34 FW 18 9(1) 2
  Finidi Luís Domingos Canganjo 27 MF 21 5 0
  Foguinho Júlio Samucuenje Baptista 24 26 19(5) 8
  Frank Francisco Barros Jimbi 14 13 0
  Fuky Manuel Paulo David 28 MF 7 5(1) 0
  G.T.I. Daniel António Jonata 22 MF 7 27(1) 4
  Gazeta Pedro Malunduma Maienga 25 MF 18 18 28 6
  Godzila Pedro Domingos Sengo DF 24 4 7(1) 0
  Hugo
  Ike Ike Chidi Bright 26 DF 24 3 0
  Iniesta António Lukeba 25 MF 8 8 3(11) 0 8
  17 Jamuana Manuel Alexandre Jamuana 36 DF 17 18(2) 2 17 12(3) 0
  14 Jessy Jessy Ndaie Kumanzide 14 2(3) 0 14
  Joel Joel Diaku DF 4 4 (1) 0 4
  18 José José António 18 4(1) 1
  Kandú Déo Kanda 28 MF 24 5(3) 3
  Kevinho 23 (4) 0
  Kina GK
  Kissi Kingslei Kofi Kissi 22 GK 1 9 0
  Kongolo Emilio Kongolo Filipe FW 10 (1) 0
  12 Lambito Yuri José Ndanji Baião 25 GK 12 1 0
  7 Lazi Lázaro Francisco da Rocha 21 MF 7 7 0
  Leandro Leandro França Cerqueira 27 MF 10 5(3) 0
  Lelé Fabiano Miguel Pengui 29 DF 5 13 1
  Lema Gonçalves Mpassi MF 13 4(3) 1
  Liliano Liliano Pedro 20 FW 29 11(6) 3
  Londaka Mauro de Almeida Londaka 27 MF 6 4(6) 0
  15 Lubanzadio 15 2(2) 0
  13 Lucas Lucas Ndongala 13 3(8) 1
  28 M.C. Lutonda João sebastião 26 FW 28 7(2) 3 28 8(3) 0
  33 Mafuta Afonso Mbemba João Marques 20 MF 33 1(2) 1
  Makuntima Makuntima Fernando Bunga DF 26 8(1) 0
  27 Manespy Manuel Simão António 22 MF 27 5(5) 3
  Mano Manuel 2 2 1(1) 0
  Mano Mano Constantino Carlos António 20 10 10(3) 0
  30 Manú Manuel Júlio Famorosa Vunge 26 DF 30 13 0
  Manucho José Tibúrcio GK 12 12(1) 0
  Manuel 19 6(3) 0
  Maurito Norberto Mauro da Costa Mulenessa 36 FW 19 DNP
  Mavambu Mavambu João Afonso Baptista 24 MF 10 10(2) 1 25 1(5) 0
  23 Micki Miguel Cipriano da Gama 38 DF 23 3(1) 0
  Miguel Miguel Pedro Bengui 23 FW 21 10 2
  10 Milambo Ndanda Ricardo Mendes 24 DF 4 20 0 10 8 0
  Milinga
  Ministro
  Modeste Modeste Osaka Ngelenda 9 1(2) 1 13
  24 Mufuma Osvaldo Augusto Macaia Mufuma 24 (1) 0
  Nando Fernando Mussibo Augusto MF 27 11(5) 0 25 25 9(6) 1
  26 Naxi 26 1 0
  34 Nilton 34 1 0
  29 Norberto Kiatalua Tadeu Emous 26 MF 29 21 4
  8 Patrick Patricio Kitese Matumona DF 8 3(4) 0 8 1(1) 0
  Paulo 26
  Pedro DF
  Pira
  Rasca Maieco Domingos Henrique António 35 FW 20 1(1) 1
  Reis 19 DNP
  Richy Pedro Lundoloki MF 13 2(3) 0
  Roblin Sungu Kintatu Roblen DF 5 5 4(1) 0
  Sawú Mazenga Dimanza Garcia 33 FW 28 2(5) 0
  5 Sebas Sebastião Nsenga Mbenza 24 DF 5 5 0 5 5 15 0
  Shayi Mukengeshayi Tumba 29 FW 11 2(3) 0
  Simão Rosalino Baleiro Veya DF 2 28 2
  Sozito Mário Bernardo Keita DF 18 25 0
  Tachungo Carlos Tashungu Wungu DF 3 15 1 3
  Tati Pedro Tati MF 28 (1) 0
  Thomas Emmanuel A. Thomas 28 MF 21 6 0
  16 Toy André Augusto Miranda Kongo 32 GK 1 3 0 16 8 0 16 6 0
  Vata João Vata GK 22
  Vemba Vemba Mawete FW 23 23 10(1) 0
  Vidinho Victor Pedro Nangue 22 DF 24 16(2) 2 24 8 1
  Yuri Norberto Yuri Lutanda 25 FW 15 15 20 0 15 24 0
  Yuyú João Sama Mateus DF 13
  Zé Kalanga Paulo Baptista Nsimba 34 MF 17 4(5) 0
  3 Zeza Carlos Guimarães Gomes DF 3 14(1) 1 3 14 0
Years 2015 2016 2017 2018 2018–19 29 2019-20 16

Manager historyEdit

Season Coach L2 L C Coach L2 L C Coach L2 L C
2016   Paulo Saraiva
2017   Sérgio Traguil   Lusala Dady   Hélder Teixeira
2018   João Paulo   Mbuisso António
2019   Nseka Nitoya   Paulo Saraiva   Almério Cristóvão
2019–20   Kiombo Pemba   Marcos Chivinda   Almério Cristóvão

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Segundona". rsssf.com. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Futebol: Santa Rita vence campeonato provincial no Uíge". ANGOP Angolan News Agency. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Uíge: Dezassete mortos na partida de futebol entre Santa Rita e Recreativo do Libolo" (in Portuguese). ANGOP.com. 10 February 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Futebol/Girabola: Santa Rita de Cássia ilustre desconhecido com mundialista no plantel" (in Portuguese). 9 February 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2017.

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