This article is about the list of ADESBA players. AD Bairro is a Cape Verdean football (soccer) club based in the neighborhood of Craveiro Lopes in Praia, Cape Verde and plays at Estádio da Várzea. The club was founded in 1975.
One of the most notable players of ADESBA was Zé Piguita who played from 1999 to 2002.
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