Santiago South Cup

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Santiago (Island) South Cup
Founded1985
Region Flag of Cape Verde.svg Southern Santiago Island, Cape Verde
Number of teams22
Current champions Sporting Clube da Praia
Soccerball current event.svg 2017–18 Santiago South Cup

The Santiago South Zone Cup (Portuguese: Copa da Ilha de Santiago Sul, Capeverdean Crioulo, ALUPEC or ALUPEK: Kopa da dja di Santiagu Sul) is the oldest regional cup competition in Cape Verde and is played during the season in the south of island of Santiago, Cape Verde consisting the municipalities of Praia, Ribeira Grande de Santiago and São Domingos. It consists of all the clubs from all the two regional divisions and are divided into about six rounds. The cup competition is organized by the Santiago South Regional Football Association (Associação Regional de Santiago Sul, ARFSS). [1] The cup winner competed in the regional super cup final in the following season. Since 2007, the winner qualifies into the Cape Verdean Cup which were been canceled from 2012 to 2017 due to financial and scheduling reasons.

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Until 2003, it covered the whole island and was known as the Santiago Island Cup (Taça Insular/Regional de Santiago) and was also known as the Praia Cup (Taça da Praia) in which it would later be used for the opening tournament and consisted of only eight to ten clubs and they only came from the city of Praia, no clubs from the north of the island competed in the cup competition as no clubs from that part were registered at the time. The cup competition split in 2002 and the Santiago Cup became the Santiago South Cup. The first cup competition in the North Zone took place in 2007, further competitions took place, recent competitions did not took place today there due to financial reasons. Clubs from the municipality of São Domingos took part of the North Zone's cup competitions until 2010. The 2016 cup final did not took place in May 2016 due to an unknown reason. The cup final was rescheduled and set to April 15, 2017 and Delta won their only regional cup title.

Its recent cup winner is Sporting Clube da Praia who won their second straight cup title on March 31. Sporting also achieved qualification as cup winner into the super cup which will take place later in the season.

Winners

Source: [2]
SeasonWinnerScoreRunner-up
1985 Académica da Praia
1986-1993Unknown
1994 Académica da Praia
1995 ADESBA
1996-98Unknown
1999-2001Not held
2002-2006Unknown
2006-07 Académica da Praia
2007-08 Sporting Praia
2008-09 Boavista Praia
2009-10 Boavista Praia
2010-11 Boavista Praia Vitória da Praia
2011-12 ADESBA
2012-13 CD Travadores 2–0Celtic da Praia
2013/14 Sporting Praia Tchadense
2014/15 Boavista Praia Académica da Praia
2015/16 [lower-alpha 1] GDRC Delta Boavista Praia
2016–17 Sporting Praia 1-1 (5–3 pen.)Os Garridos
2017–18 Sporting Praia 2–1 CD Travadores

See also

Notes

  1. Played on April 15, 2017

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References

  1. Santiago South Regional Football Association at the FCF website
  2. Batalha, José (3 April 2014). "Cape Verde Islands – List of Regional Tournament Winners". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 30 April 2017.