Girish Mahajan

ABC de Patim

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Ground Capacity  5,000
2015–16  1st
Chairman  Carlos Silva
ABC de Patim
Full name  Amigos de um Berço Comum Futebol Clube
Ground  Patim and Estádio Municipal 5 de Julho, São Filipe, Cape Verde
League  Fogo Island League Second Division

ABC de Patim (full name: Amigos de um Berço Comum Futebol Clube, Portuguese for Friends of the Communal Cradle) is a football (soccer) club that currently plays in the Fogo Island League currently in the Second Division in Cape Verde. It is based in the village of Patim in the south of the island.

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History

The club was founded in 1962 and is the second or third oldest club on the island.

In the 2007/08 season, the club participated in the regional premier division of Fogo, they were relegated. In 2013/14, the club was second place in a group stage but second in the differences of scored and conceded goals, overall they were the top 5 but not second and did not played in the second. A year later, the club was second in the regional second division and challenged União de São Lourenço, a ninth placed club and lost a goal in all of the two matches, the first match lost 1-0. In the 2015-16 season, the club went to the finals along with Atlético who attempted to go to the regional first division for the first time. ABC played in the second divisional final or the promotional decision on April 21 match, ABC won the regional second division title for the season and again returns to the regional premier division in eight years for the following season, Atlètico challenges a ninth placed club.

On October 16, 2015, the club participated in a tournament which was held in memory of the former goalkeeper Preto Preto.

On November 2016, ABC de Patim, champion of the Second Division faced the Premier Division champion Vulcânicos in the first ever Fogo Champion's Cup, the club lost the cup to Vulcânicos.

ABC Patim once again returned to the Second Division, the first four rounds had no success as they had no win and no goals scored until December 22 as they recently got their first win in the Premier Division in eight years after defeating Valência 5-2 and exited ABC from the relegation zone, it returned during Round 6 and escaped again in the 7th Round after defeating Baxada and put that club to 9th. Currently ABC Patim is 8th with 6 points.

Achievements

  • Fogo Island Second Division: 1
  • Statistics

  • Appearances in the Regional Second Division: 8
  • References

    ABC de Patim Wikipedia


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