ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage
Luanda

Max:

Min:

Home » News » Sports

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 08:58 - Updated Wed, 05 Sep 2018 08:58

Football: Defence Ministry commends title winners 1º de Agosto

Luanda - The work and great commitment of the 1º de Agosto Club, who are celebrating the conquest of the first division National Football Championship (GirabolaZap2018), have been praised by the National Defence Ministry, the main sponsor of the club.

Send by email

To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send

Correct

To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send

Girabolazap 2018: 1º de Agosto team win top division championship

Photo: Alberto juliao

Dani Massunguna receiving the 2018 Girabola Cup

Photo: Alberto juliao

On a congratulations  message addressed to 1º de Agosto board and signed by National Defence minister, Salviano de Jesus Sequeira “Kianda”, it is stated that this twelfth Girabola title of 1º de Agosto is a motive of “indescribable joy and honour” for the members of the club, supporters and sympathisers.      

        

“Your Excellency General Carlos Hendrick (president of the club), on the convincing victory of the 1º de Agosto Sports Club in GirabolaZap 2018, on behalf of the National Defence Ministry and on my own behalf, I present you my sincere and warm congratulations”, reads the note.

The minister also wrote that the conquest by 1º de Agosto of the third consecutive Girabola title is a result of methodical, persistent and creative  work of the club’s board, who, in the past few years, have been implementing a great sportive project at national and international levels.

  

“Thanks to the persistence of athletes and the managers of the team, one can envisage a progressive performance (of the club), which stimulates a hope for better performance in African competitions (...)”, emphasises the note.

1º de Agosto ended GirabolaZap2018 in the first position with 57 points, followed by Petro de Luanda with 54.

Tags Football  

Read also
  • 04/09/2018 12:38:13

    Football: Srdan Vasiljevic satisfied with players' readiness

    Luanda - Angola's football team head-coach Srdan Vasiljevic, on Monday in Luanda, expressed satisfaction with readiness and performance of the players during the training session ahead of the match against Botswana.

  • 04/09/2018 12:16:58

    Football: 1º de Agosto to face TP Mazembe in champions league

    Luanda - Angola’s 1º de Agosto will face TP Mazembe of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on September 14 in Luanda’s 11 de Novembro Stadium for the first leg of the African Champion Clubs Cup quarter-finals.

  • 04/09/2018 11:21:25

    Football: Striker Geraldo left out of Angola squad

    Luanda - Due to family issues, striker Geraldo has been left out of the Angolan national football team that will face Botswana, on 09 September in Luanda, for the second round of the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN2019) qualifiers, set to take place in Cameroon.