Sun, 29 Apr 2018 11:54 - Updated Sun, 29 Apr 2018 11:54
Football: Federation confirms JGM do Huambo team desistence
Luanda - The Angolan Football Federation (FAF) confirmed last Friday the withdrawal of the central Huambo-based team JGM do Huambo from the First division National Football Championship (Girabola2018), for financial reasons.
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FAF Technical Council has withdrawn all points from the Football team that played with JGM and awaits other decisions of the Disciplinary Board, which will apply the appropriate sanctions.
As a result, Interclube, the competition leaders lost three points, from 26 to 23, and Kabuscorp, who are in the second place, now have 18 points, the same as 1º de Agosto.
It will be the first time in its history that the main national football competition will be disputed with one participant less.
In the previous editions several teams already threatened to abandon the competition for the same reasons, but they ended up staying.
JGM team were in last place with three points.
Check bellow the updated Girabola2018 standing:
1. Interclube 23 points
2.- 1st of Agosto 18 ''
3. Kabuscorp do Palanca 18 ''
4. Desportivo da Huíla 16 ''
5. Académica do Lobito 16 ''
6. Sagrada Esperança 15 ''
7. Petro de Luanda 14 ''
8. Progresso do Sambizanga 14 ''
9. Recreativo do Libolo 14 ''
10. FC Bravos do Maquis 14 ''
11. 1º de Maio de Benguela 13 ''
12. Recreativo da Caála 11 ''
13. Sporting de Cabinda 11 ''
14. Kuando Kubango FC 11 ''
15 Domant FC do Bengo 09 ''
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