Dutch Antilles 1976/77


Kopa Antiano 1976/77
Bonaire 1976

Kopa Antiano 1976/77

NB: played Feb 6-Mar 9, 1977

Both Aruba representatives (1976 champions Dakota and runners-up Estrella) withdrew
end 1976 because of being refused the same financial conditions granted to Curaçao
entrants Jong Colombia (1976 champions) and Jong Holland (1976 runners-up).  Due to
the controversy, the tournament only started in February 1977.

[Feb 6]
Jong Colombia     4-1 Juventus
[Feb 12]
Jong Holland      1-2 Juventus          [protest Jong Holland against Juventus player
[Feb 16]                                 Erwin Haime (formerly Sithoc)]
Jong Holland      2-0 Jong Colombia     
[Feb 27]
Juventus          1-0 Jong Holland
[Mar 5]
Juventus          1-1 Jong Colombia     [protest Jong Colombia against Juventus player
[Mar 9]                                  Erwin Haime (formerly Sithoc)]
Jong Colombia     2-1 Jong Holland

Table (Mar 11):

 1.Jong Colombia         4  2  1  1   7- 5   5
   Juventus              4  2  1  1   5- 6   5
 3.Jong Holland          4  1  0  3   4- 5   2

NB: Jong Colombia and Juventus were to play off for the title, but on Mar 12 the
    protest of Jong Holland on the match on Feb 12 was upheld while that of Jong
    Colombia on the match on Mar 5 was rejected (the reasons for this apparent
    inconsistency were not reported); the Feb 12 match was to be replayed Mar 26 
    but Juventus refused to do so, requesting arbitration (Haime had joined the
    club in 1975).

Table (Mar 13):

 1.Jong Colombia         4  2  1  1   7- 5   5
 2.Juventus              3  1  1  1   3- 5   3
 3.Jong Holland          3  1  0  2   3- 3   2

[Mar 26]
Jong Holland      n/p Juventus          [Juventus dns]

NB: due to the no show of Juventus, all their matches were annulled and suddenly
    Jong Holland, who were out of the running to win the championship regardless
    of the outcome of the match to be replayed, were in front:

Table (Apr 1):

 1.Jong Holland          2  1  0  1   3- 2   2
   Jong Colombia         2  1  0  1   2- 3   2

NB: Jong Holland and Jong Colombia were now to play off for the title, but Jong Colombia 
    refused to do so; Jong Holland were awarded the championship.

Jong Holland won the championship thanks to all 4 adversaries withdrawing in protest!
They lost 3 of the 4 matches they played!

Bonaire 1976

NB: season ran from Mar 14 to Nov 21.

First Match [Mar 14]
Estrellas         1-0 Vespo

NB: as Juventus and Real Rincon finished equal on points, they played off for the title.

Championship Playoff

First Leg [Nov 14]
Real Rincon       2-3 Juventus

Second Leg [Nov 21]
Juventus          2-1 Real Rincon

NB: only champions qualified for Kopa Antiano

1975/76 (Dutch Antilles)

1977/78 (Dutch Antilles)

1974/75 (Bonaire)

1977 (Bonaire)

list of champions Dutch Antilles

list of champions Curaçao

list of champions Aruba

list of champions Bonaire


About this document

Sources: Amigoe di Curaçao, [Mar 08]

Prepared and maintained by Karel Stokkermans for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Karel Stokkermans
Last updated: 29 Jun 2012

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