Angola 1997

XIX Girabola

Ended on Nov 1997.

Participants:
Futebol Clube de Cabinda				Cabinda	       Cabinda Province
Grupo Desportivo Sagrada Esperança     			Dundo          Lunda Norte Province
Clube Desportivo 1º de Agosto                          	Luanda         Luanda Province
Atlético Sport Aviação (aka ASA) (6)			Luanda	       Luanda Province
Atlético Petróleos de Luanda (aka Petro de Luanda) (13) Luanda	       Luanda Province
Progresso Associação do Sambizanga (10)			Luanda	       Luanda Province
Saneamentos Rangol (17)					Luanda	       Luanda Province
Kabuscorp Futebol Clube do Sambizanga (18)		Luanda	       Luanda Province
Atlético Petróleos do Huambo (aka Petro do Huambo) (11)	Huambo	       Huambo Province
Sport Huambo e Benfica (8)				Huambo	       Huambo Province
Estrela Club 1º de Maio (12)				Benguela       Benguela Province
Académica Clube do Lobito (2)				Lobito	       Benguela Province
Independente Sport Clube				Tômbwa	       Namibe Province
Desportivo Sonangol do Namibe (16)			Namibe	       Namibe Province


(2)  Born in 1970 as Académica da Chilimba, later renamed to Académica Clube do Lobito and in 1981
     to Académica Petróleos Clube do Lobito due oil company Sonangol sponsoring.
(6)  Born as Atlético Sport Aviação, later renamed Desportivo da TAAG and in 1992 renamed again as
     Atlético Sport Aviação (aka ASA).
(8)  Born as Sport Nova Lisboa e Benfica, in 1975 renamed Estrela Vermelha do Huambo, later renamed
     Mambroa SC and in 1990 renamed to Sport Huambo e Benfica.
(10) Founded in 1975 as a merger of three clubs: Juventude Unida do Bairro Alfredo (JUBA), Juventista and Vaza.
(11) Founded in 1980 as a merger between Atlético de Nova Lisboa and Desportivo Sonangol.
(12) Founded in 1981 as a merger between Estrela Vermelha de Benguela and Grupo Desportivo 1º de Maio, initial
     name was África Têxtil 1º de Maio, later renamed Estrela Club 1º de Maio.
(13) Founded in 1980 as a merger between Clube Atlético de Luanda, Grupo Sonangol and Sport e Benfica.
(16) Born as Desportivo Sonangol do Namibe, in 2005 renamed Atlético Desportivo Petróleos do Namibe.
(17) Born as Sport Luanda e Benfica, later renamed Saneamentos Rangol, in 2000 returned to its original name.
(18) Born Kabuscorp Futebol Clube do Sambizanga, later renamed Kabuscorp Sport Club do Palanca.

NB: Desportivo da EKA withdraw.

Final table:

 1.Petro de Luanda	   26 16  6  4 46-20 54 champions
 2.Sagrada Esperança	   26 15  5  6 41-26 50
 3.Sonangol do Namibe      26 11  9  6 33-21 42 [P] 
 4.CD 1º de Agosto         26  9 10  7 35-29 37 [C]
 5.Petro do Huambo	   26  9  8  9 30-32 35
 6.Saneamentos Rangol	   26  9  8  9 32-25 35
 7.Kabuscorp FC		   26  9  8  9 35-37 35 [P]
 8.ASA 			   26 10  5 11 25-29 35
 9.Académica do Lobito     26  7 12  7 25-29 33
10.FC Cabinda 		   26  9  4 13 31-33 31 [P]
11.Progresso do Sambizanga 26  7  8 11 28-34 29
12.Independente do Tômbwa  26  8  5 13 23-35 29
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13.Benfica do Huambo	   26  8  3 15 21-37 27 relegated
14.1º de Maio de Benguela  26  6  7 13 32-50 25 relegated


Other info:

Topscorer: Zé Neli (Petro do Huambo), 12 goals.

Promoted: Sporting de Cabinda, Onze Bravos, Sécil Marítima and FC Chicoil.


Table (as of September 2, 1997)

 1.Petro De Luanda    18  12   4   2  32   12   40
 2.Sagrada Esperança  19  11   4   4  34   21   37
 3.Primeiro Agosto    18   8   6   4  26   18   30
 4.Sonangol           18   6   7   5  22   15   25
 5.Rangol             19   6   7   6  21   12   25
 6.Petro Huambo       19   6   6   7  22   26   24
 7.Progresso          17   5   8   5  21   21   23
 8.ASA                19   6   5   7  18   18   23
 9.Primeiro Maio      19   5   7   7  27   32   22
10.Academica Lobito   18   3  11   5  21   25   20
11.Benfica Huambo     18   6   2  10  15   26   20
12.FC Cabinda         16   5   4   7  18   21   19
13.Independente       18   5   4   9  14   26   19
14.Kabuscorp FC       17   4   5   8  19   26   17

Round 25
Petro Atlético        bt  Sagrada Esperança


National Cup
============

Semifinals
CD 1º de Agosto		2-1 Atlético Sport Aviação (ASA)
Petro de Luanda		2-1 Progresso do Sambizanga

Final [Oct 27, Estádio Nacional da Cidadela Desportiva, Luanda]
Petro de Luanda		2-1 CD 1º de Agosto
  [Amaral 20', Maninho; Dé 13']


National Supercup
=================

First leg [Mar 18 1998, Estádio Nacional da Cidadela Desportiva, Luanda]
Petro de Luanda		0-0 CD 1º de Agosto

Second leg [Mar 28 1998, Estádio Nacional da Cidadela Desportiva, Luanda]
CD 1º de Agosto		1-0 Petro de Luanda
  [Assis 62'pen]



1996

1998

list of champions

list of cup finals

list of super cup finals

list of topscorers


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