Angola - List of Foundation Dates

1900    Futebol Clube Onze Bravos di Maqui (Luena)
1915    Sporting Clube de Benguela 
1919    Ginásio Clube da Torre do Tombo      [24 Jun 1919] [*3]
        Independente Sport Clube (Tômbwa)                       [founded as Independente Sport Clube
1920    Sporting Clube de Luanda                                                  de Porto Alexandre]
1922    Sport e Benfica (Luanda)                                [merged 1980 with Grupo Sonangol and Clube Atlético
        Sporting Clube de Lubango                                de Luanda to Atlético Petróleos de Luanda]
        Atlético Clube de Namibe             [14 Jun 1922] [*1] [founded as Aristocrata Club]    
        Sporting Clube de Namibe             [ 1 Jul 1922] [*2] [founded as Sporting Club Leitão] 
1924    Clube Atlético de Luanda                                [merged 1980 with Grupo Sonangol and Sport e Benfica 
1931    Sport Huambo e Benfica (Huambo)                          to Atlético Petróleos de Luanda]
1936    Sport Namibe e Benfica (Namibe)      [10 Sep 1936] [*3] [founded as Sport Lisboa e Mossãmedes] 
1941    Sporting Clube do Lobito                                [founded as Lobito Sports Club] 
1942    Grupo Desportivo Recreativo do Libolo (Calulo)
1944    Clube Recreativo de Caála            [24 Jun 1944]
1950    Sport Lubango e Benfica (Lubango)                       [founded as Deportivo de Chela]  
1953    Grupo Desportivo Atlético Sport Aviação (Luanda) 
1955    Atlético Petróleos do Huambo                            [as Atlético de Nova Lisboa or
        Clube Desportivo da Huíla (Lubango)                                Desportivo Sonangol]
        Estrela Clube Primeiro de Maio (Benguela) 
        Futebol Clube de Cabinda  
1963    Clube Académica Social Escola do Zangado (Luanda)
1974    Académica Petróleos do Lobito  
1975    Sporting Clube Petróleos de Cabinda  
        Progresso Associação Sambizanga (Luanda)                [merger of Juventude Unida do Bairro Alfredo,
1977    Clube Deportivo Primeiro de Agosto (Luanda)                                      Juventista and Vaza]
1979    Grupo Desportivo Interclube (Luanda) [22 Jun 1979]      [other sources: 1953]
1980    Atlético Petróleos do Huambo         [ 5 Jan 1980]      [merger of Atlético de Nova Lisboa and Desportivo Sonangol]
        Atlético Petróleos de Luanda         [14 Jan 1980]      [merger of Sport e Benfica, Clube Atlético de Luanda and Grupo Sonangol]     
1987    Académia Petróleos do Kwanda (Soyo)
1994    Kabuscorp Sport Clube do Palanca (Luanda)        
2002    Santos Futebol Clube de Angola (Luanda)

[*1] Aristocrata Club, founded 14 Jun 1922 as the third club of the Moçâmedes
     district (after Ginásio Clube da Torre do Tombo and Independente Sport
     Clube de Porto Alexandre), became known as Royal Atlético Clube; following
     a legal interdiction to use that name they were renamed Atlético Clube de
     Moçâmedes on 14 Jul 1922; this club later became known as Atlético Clube 
     de Namibe after independence when town and district of Moçâmedes were 
     renamed Namibe.
[*2] Sporting Club Leitão were founded on 1 Jul 1922, renamed Sporting Clube
     de Portugal on 2 Aug 1922 and Sporting Club de Moçâmedes on 22 May 1923;
     this club later became known as Sporting Clube de Namibe after independence
     when town and district of Moçâmedes were renamed Namibe.
[*3] following a conflict between a number of players and directors of Ginásio
     Clube da Torre do Tombo, the players founded Sport Lisboa e Mossãmedes
     on 10 Sep 1936, later renamed Sport Moçâmedes e Benfica; this club later
     became known as Sport Namibe e Benfica after independence when town and
     district of Moçâmedes were renamed Namibe.


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Sources: http://www.weltfussballarchiv.com/, http://sportingcp.home.sapo.pt/filiaisnucleos.htm, http://princesa-do-namibe.blogspot.com/2007/02/no-deserto-do-namibe-momedes.html, http://www.ogol.com.br/

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