Angola 1981

III Girabola

Ended on Nov 22 1981.

Participants:
Futebol Clube do Uíge					Uíge	       Uíge Province
Ministério da Construção e Habitação do Uíge (1)	Uíge	       Uíge Province
Clube Desportivo 1º de Agosto                          	Luanda         Luanda Province
Desportivo da TAAG (6)					Luanda	       Luanda Province
Leões de Luanda (7)					Luanda	       Luanda Province
Progresso Associação do Sambizanga (10)			Luanda	       Luanda Province
Atlético Petróleos de Luanda (aka Petro de Luanda) (13) Luanda	       Luanda Province
Mambroa do Huambo (8)					Huambo	       Huambo Province
Atlético Petróleos do Huambo (aka Petro do Huambo) (11)	Huambo	       Huambo Province
Académica Clube do Lobito (2)				Lobito	       Benguela Province
Clube Nacional de Benguela (3)				Benguela       Benguela Province
Estrela Club 1º de Maio (12)				Benguela       Benguela Province
Clube Desportivo da Chela (4)				Lubango	       Huíla Province
Clube Ferroviário da Huíla (5)				Lubango	       Huíla Province

(1)  formely and later Clube Desportivo Construtores do Uíge.
(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.
(3)  Born as Sports Clube Portugal de Benguela, in 1975 changed to Sports Club Nacional de Benguela and
     in 1979 changed to Clube Nacional de Benguela.
(4)  Born as Sport Nova Lisboa e Benfica (aka Benfica de Nova Lisboa), in 1975 changed to Clube Desportivo 
     da Chela and later to Benfica Petróleos do Lubango (aka Benfica do Lubango).
(5)  Born as Clube Ferroviário de Sá da Bandeira and in 1975 changed to Clube Ferroviário da Huíla.
(6)  Born as Atlético Sport Aviação, later renamed Desportivo da TAAG and in 1992 renamed again as
     Atlético Sport Aviação (aka ASA).
(7)  Born as Sporting Clube de Luanda, in 1975 renamed Diabos Verdes, later Leões de Luanda and in
     1990 renamed again as Sporting Clube de Luanda.
(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.

Final table:

 1.CD 1º de Agosto         26  16   6   4  40-15  38 champions [C]
 2.Desportivo da TAAG      26  13  10   3  43-19  36
 3.Mambroa do Huambo       26  12   9   5  38-24  33
 4.Progresso do Sambizanga 26  13   4   9  31-26  30 [P] 
 5.Académica do Lobito     26  10   7   9  25-27  27
 6.Construção e Habitação  26  10   6  10  38-38  26 
 7.Petro de Luanda	   26   8   9   9  37-35  25 [P]
 8.1º de Maio de Benguela  26   8   9   9  34-36  25 [P]
 9.Nacional de Benguela    26   7  11   8  24-24  25
10.Leões de Luanda         26   7  10   9  24-23  24 relegated
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11.Petro do Huambo	   26   7   9  10  24-30  23 relegated [P]
12.Desportivo da Chela     26   7   8  11  26-32  22
13.FC Uíge                 26   6   9  11  28-38  21 relegated
14.Ferroviário da Huíla    26   4   1  21  18-63   9 relegated

Other info:

NB: Not clear why Leões de Luanda were relegated and Desportivo da Chela remained.

Topscorer: Joseph Maluka (1º de Maio), 20 goals.

Promoted: Inter de Luanda, Desportivo de Benguela, Inter da Huíla and Sagrada Esperança.


1980

1982

list of champions

list of cup winners

list of topscorers


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