S.C. Lusitânia

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Lusitânia
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Full nameSport Clube Lusitânia
Founded1922
Ground Estádio João Paulo II,
Angra do Heroísmo, Azores Islands
Capacity7,000
Chairman Flag of Portugal.svg João Orlando Rebelo
Manager Flag of Portugal.svg João Eduardo Alves
League Campeonato de Portugal
2015–16 Liga Meo Azores, 1st, Promoted

The Sport Clube Lusitânia (commonly shortened to S.C. Lusitânia) is a professional sports club located in the municipality of Angra do Heroísmo, on the island of Terceira, in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores.

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History

In 1922, a group of enthusiastic footballers met in the Recreio dos Artistas, and founded the Sporting Clube Lusitânia, naming it for the airplane of the same name, used by Portuguese trans-Atlantic pioneers Gago Coutinho and Sacadura Cabral.

Their highest achievement is reaching the semifinals of the Taça de Portugal in 1964. They had defeated Ferroviário Lourenço Marques in the quarterfinals, the highest a Portuguese colony club ever reached in the Portuguese Cup (and only because the dictatorship of António de Oliveira Salazar allowed them to play as a means of demonstrating that Portugal's African possessions were provinces and not colonies).

The headquarters of the club is in the historic manorhouse of Dona Violante do Canto.

Current squad

As of 12 April 2017

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.PositionPlayer
1 Flag of Portugal.svg GK Diogo Medeiros
2 Flag of Portugal.svg DF Filipe Mendonça
3 Flag of Portugal.svg DF Celso Silva
5 Flag of Portugal.svg DF Duarte Cordeiro
6 Flag of Portugal.svg MF Pedro Melo
7 Flag of Portugal.svg MF Diogo Picanço
8 Flag of Portugal.svg MF José Dias
9 Flag of Portugal.svg FW Ivo Tavares
10 Flag of Portugal.svg FW Miguel Ficher
11 Flag of Portugal.svg MF Vasco Pereira
12 Flag of Portugal.svg GK Gonçalo Toste
13 Flag of Portugal.svg FW Evandro Marreta
14 Flag of Portugal.svg DF André Catorze
No.PositionPlayer
15 Flag of Portugal.svg DF Samuel Moniz
16 Flag of Portugal.svg DF Tomás Medeiros
17 Flag of Portugal.svg DF Cris Silveira
18 Flag of Portugal.svg FW Dário Simão
19 Flag of Portugal.svg MF João Melo
20 Flag of Portugal.svg FW Marco Spencer
21 Flag of Portugal.svg MF Manuel Mont'Alverne
23 Flag of Portugal.svg MF Pedro Rocha
24 Flag of Portugal.svg GK Vítor Vieira
25 Flag of Portugal.svg MF Ricky Costa
27 Flag of Portugal.svg FW Tiago Vieira
28 Flag of Portugal.svg FW Papixa
30 Flag of Portugal.svg DF Alex Spencer

Basketball team

S.C. Lusitânia basketball team is part of the Portuguese Basketball League (LCB). [1]

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References

  1. www.basquetebol.sclusitania.com/ Archived 2007-01-01 at the Wayback Machine