Dutch Antilles 1978/79


Kopa Antiano 1978/79
Aruba 1978 | Curaçao 1978

Kopa Antiano 1978/79

NB: played Nov 4, 1978-Feb 10, 1979

As in the previous season, away goals counted double if two teams obtained an
equal number of points in the two matches (regardless of actual goals scored).

Participants:
Aruba:   R.C.A. (champions), Estrella (runners-up)
Bonaire: Estrellas (champions), Real Rincon (runners-up)
Curaçao: Jong Holland (champions), Jong Colombia (runners-up)

Round 1

First Legs 
[Nov 4]   
R.C.A.            0-1 Real Rincon
Jong Holland      1-1 Estrella
[Nov 5]
Estrellas         0-0 Jong Colombia

Second Legs 
[Nov 11]
Estrella          0-3 Jong Holland      
Jong Colombia     4-0 Estrellas
[Nov 12]
Real Rincon       1-2 R.C.A.            [aggregate score 3-4]
Real Rincon       1-1 Estrella          

Losers Round
[Nov 18]
Estrella          2-6 Real Rincon
[Nov 26]
Real Rincon       0-1 Estrellas
[Jan 14]
Estrellas         unk Estrella

Table (Jan 13):

 1.Estrellas             1  1  0  0   1- 0   2
 2.Real Rincon           2  1  0  1   6- 3   2
 3.Estrella              1  0  0  1   2- 6   0

NB: it is not certain whether the match on Jan 14 was actually played; if
    not, Estrella's 2-6 loss against Real Rincon would have been annulled
    and Estrellas qualified because of their win on Nov 26.

Semifinals

First Legs [Jan 20]
Jong Holland      5-0 R.C.A.            
Estrellas         0-1 Jong Colombia

Second Legs [Jan 27]
R.C.A.            1-1 Jong Holland      
Jong Colombia     1-0 Estrellas

Final

First Leg [Feb 1]
Jong Holland      1-0 Jong Colombia     

Second Leg [Feb 10]
Jong Colombia     2-0 Jong Holland      

NB: note that although both matches were played in the same stadium, Jong Holland would
    have won the tie on the away goal rule should they have lost the second leg 1-2.


Aruba 1978

Final 

First Leg [Oct 10]
R.C.A.            2-1 Estrella

Second Leg [Oct 17]
Estrella          0-2 R.C.A.            

NB: both champions and runners-up qualified for Kopa Antiano

Curaçao 1978

Eerste Divisie

Regular Season

Final Table:

 1.Jong Holland         21 15  4  2  43-18  34  Qualified
 2.Jong Colombia        21 11  6  4  29-14  28  Qualified
 3.S.U.B.T.             21 11  6  4  36-24  28  Qualified
 4.Sithoc               21  7  6  8  22-19  20  Playoff 4th Place
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
 5.Victory Boys         21  6  8  7  34-32  20  Playoff 4th Place
 6.Vesta                21  6  3 12  19-33  15
 7.Scherpenheuvel       21  4  5 12  22-44  13
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 8.Centro Dominguito    21  3  4 14  17-38  10  Relegated

Promoted: Undeba

Playoff 4th Place

[Sep 20]
Victory Boys      1-1 Sithoc            [aet, 5-2 pen]

NB: Victory Boys qualified for championship playoff

Championship Playoff

Semifinals

First Legs
[Sep 24]
Jong Holland      2-0 Victory Boys      
[Sep 27]
Jong Colombia     1-0 S.U.B.T.          

Second Legs
[Sep 29]
Victory Boys      0-3 Jong Holland      
[Oct 1]
S.U.B.T.          3-1 Jong Colombia     

Playoff [Oct 4]
Jong Colombia     1-0 S.U.B.T.          

Final 

First Leg [Oct 8]
Jong Colombia     1-2 Jong Holland      
  [Rutsel Zimmerman 31; Erwin Godfried 0-1, Richard Sylvanie 53]

Second Leg [Oct 15]
Jong Holland      1-0 Jong Colombia     
  [Erwin Godfried 3]

NB: both finalists qualified for Kopa Antiano.

1977/78 (Dutch Antilles)

1979/80 (Dutch Antilles)

1976/77 (Curaçao)

1979 (Curaçao)

1974 (Aruba)

1981 (Aruba)

list of champions Dutch Antilles

list of champions Curaçao

list of champions Aruba

list of champions Bonaire


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Sources: Amigoe di Curaçao, [Mar 08]

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

Author: Karel Stokkermans
Last updated: 7 May 2015

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