The hosts opened the scoring through Luís Tati, in the 19th minute, and, four minutes later, Gazeta, re-established the equality, which was undone in the 62nd, by Mona.
Who also missed the opportunity to debut with a victory at Girabola was the Portuguese coach Rogério Gonçalves, who did not follow better than leading his Interclube to draw 0-0 at Académica do Lobito (0-0), in the province of Benguela. .
Recreativo do Libolo beat debutant ASK Dragão, from Uige, by 1-0, with a goal from Isaías, in the 87th minute, while Sporting de Cabinda beat Desportivo da Lunda Sul, by 1-0, at their home, thanks to a goal by Ju, at two minutes.
Sporting de Benguela and Santa Rita drew 0-0, in the province of Benguela, in a game played on Sunday.
With this tie, Sporting de Benguela and Santa Rita remain among the fourth classified, with one point, along with Académica do Lobito and Interclube.
Petro de Luanda, coached by Portuguese coach Alexandre Santos, will start defending the title on Tuesday, when they face Bravo do Maquis, in the capital.
On the same day, Desportivo da Huila, under the command of the Portuguese Paulo Torres, welcomes Isaac de Benguela, in the province of Huila.
Girabola's opening day ends on Wednesday, with the clash between 1.º de Agosto and Cuando Cubango FC, in Luanda.
1st round results:
- Saturday, September 24:
Holy Hope – Wiliete de Benguela, 1-2
Académica do Lobito – Interclube, 0-0
Sporting de Cabinda – Desportivo da Lunda Sul, 1-0
ASK Dragon of Uige – Recreativo do Libolo, 0-1
- Sunday, 25th of September:
Sporting de Benguela – Santa Rita, 0-0
- Tuesday, September 27:
Petro de Luanda – Bravos do Maquis
Huila Sports – Isaac de Benguela
- Wednesday, September 28:
August 1st – Cuando Cubango FC