Atlético Petróleos Luanda

Atlético Petróleos Luanda

Football club infobox
clubname = Petro Atlético


fullname = Atlético Petróleos Luanda
nickname =
founded = 1980
ground = Estádio da Cidadela
Luanda, Angola
capacity = 60.000
chairman =
manager = flagicon|Portugal Bernardino Pedroto
league = Girabola
season = 2006
position = 2nd
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Atlético Petróleos Luanda, usually known as Petro Atlético Luanda, or simply Petro Atlético, is a traditional football (soccer) club from Luanda, Angola, founded in 1980. The club won its first title, the Angolan League, in 1982.

Four players from Petro Atlético represented Angola at their first World Cup in 2006: Lebo Lebo, Lamá, Zé Kalanga and Delgado.

The club has also a basketball team. Many basketball players of the team, participate with Angola national basketball team in the Olympics 2008.

Achievements

*Angolan League: 13::1982, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2000, 2001
*Angolan Cup: 8::1987, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2002
*Angolan SuperCup: 4::1988, 1993, 1994, 2002

Performance in CAF competitions

*CAF Champions League: 5 appearances::1998 - Second Round::2001 - Semi-Final::2002 - First Round::2004 - Third Round::2007 - First Round
* African Cup of Champions Clubs: 9 appearances::1983: Second Round::1985: First Round::1987: First Round::1988: Second Round::1989: First Round::1990: First Round::1991: Second Round::1994: First Round::1995: First Round
*CAF Confederation Cup: 3 appearances::2004 - Group Stage::2006 - Group Stage::2008 - Second Round
*CAF Cup: 1 appearance::1997 - "Finalist"

*CAF Cup Winners' Cup: 4 appearances::1992 - First Round::1993 - Second Round::1999 - First Round::2003 - First Round

tadium

The club plays their home matches at Estádio da Cidadela, which has a maximum capacity of 35,000 people.

Current squad

fs player|no= |nat=Angola |name=Manuel|pos=DF fs player|no= |nat=Democratic Republic of the Congo |name=Mandiangu|pos=MF fs mid fs player|no= |nat=Angola |name=Stiller|pos=MF fs player|no= |nat=Democratic Republic of the Congo |name=Patrick|pos=FW fs player|no= |nat=Angola |name=Paulo Silva|pos=FW

Team for African Champions League 2007

Former notable players

*flagicon|ANG Luís Delgado
*flagicon|ANG Flávio Amado
*flagicon|ANG Manucho
*flagicon|ANG Gilberto

References

*Much of the content of this article comes from the equivalent French-language Wikipedia article (retrieved January 4, 2006).


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