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Soccer: Sagrada Esperança Win Girabola 2005


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Team of Sagrada Esperança won the Girabola 2005

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Luanda, 10/24 - The team of Sagrada Esperança da Lunda-Norte on Sunday won the 2005 edition of the national football championship, mostly known as Girabola, in Dundo city, after defeating Petro de Luanda by 1-0 in the last round of the competition.

By beating their main rivals for the conquest of the trophy, Sagrada added 51 points thus not giving a chance for Atlético Sport Aviação (ASA), who added 50 points, after defeating Benfica de Luanda by 2-1, at Sao Paulo field.#

Sagrada Esperança`s fight for the title started to shape very early, after the club`s skipper Lebo Lebo scored the winning goal in the 35 seconds of the first half.

ASA occupy the second position, while Petro de Luanda are in the third place with 48 points.

The following team; Petro do Huambo in the 12th position with 30 points, Académica do Lobito ( 13th with 25) and Sporting do Bié (14th with 12) have been relegated.

Girabola - 2005 final Classification

Team Games Points

1º Sagrada Esperança 26 51

2º ASA 26

50 3º Petro de Luanda 26 48

4º 1º de Agosto 26 41

5º 1º de Maio 26 37

6º Benfica de Luanda 26 37

7º Interclube 26 33

8º Sporting de Cabinda 26 33

9º Atlético do Namibe 26 33

10º Progresso do Sambizanga 26 32

11º Desportivo da Huila 26 31

12º Petro do Huambo 26 30

13º Académica do Lobito 26 25

14º Sporting do Bié 26

12 Best Scorers Team

Goals1º Love Kabungula Asa

13 2º MïBunga Sporting de Cabinda 12

3º Chinho Sagrada Esperança 10