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Recreativo do Libolo suffers third defeat at Girabola

This Sunday, Recreativo do Libolo, from Paulo Torres, suffered their third defeat in the Angolan football championship, after losing 2-0 at Sagrada Esperança, in a match for the eighth round.

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Depú, at 47 and 66 minutes, scored the goals and isolated himself in the list of best scorers, with seven, followed by Ning, from Wiliete de Benguela, who has four, the same as Yano, from Petro de Luanda.

Palanca's Kabuscorp had their fifth defeat in the championship after losing 1-0 to Recreativo da Caála, after a goal scored by Vitinho, in the 67th minute.

1.º de Agosto beat Desportivo da Lunda Sul, in Luanda, by 2-1, after goals by Dago, in the seventh minute, and Herenilson, in the 79th minute, after Yuri had re-established equality, in the 73rd minute, for the visitors. 

This Sunday, Progresso do Sambizanga achieved their first victory in the championship, the result of a victory over Sporting de Benguela, in their home, with a goal by Vanilson, in the 68th minute.

On Saturday, Petro de Luanda, coached by Portuguese Alexandre Santos, drew 0-0 against Wiliete de Benguela, in a match for the eighth round, losing the opportunity to 'take off' in the leadership of the Angolan football championship.

The clash between Cuando Cubango FC and Desportivo da Huíla was postponed to Monday, as a result of heavy rain this Sunday afternoon, in Bié province.

The match between Académica do Lobito and Sporting de Cabinda was also postponed due to the absence of the 'lions' in Benguela province.

Last Friday, the Angolan Football Federation punished Recreativo do Libolo with a defeat for lack of appearance, in the game against Sporting de Cabinda, in the sixth round of Girabola.

The Angolan club was also punished with the payment of arbitration and organization expenses, as well as its damages.

The game did not happen because Libolo was unable to travel to Cabinda province.

In a statement, the Disciplinary Board of the Angolan Football Federation referred that the team under the orders of Paulo Torres, 48 ​​hours after the incident, did not justify its absence.

With the three points awarded at the secretariat, Sporting de Cabinda rose to seventh in the Angolan football championship, with nine points, while Recreativo do Libolo dropped to the 10th position.

Results of the 8th journey:

- Saturday, November 20:

Petro de Luanda – Wiliete de Benguela, 0-0

Interclube – Bravos do Maquis, 2-0

- Sunday, November 21:

Sagrada Esperança – Recreativo do Libolo, 2-0

Sporting de Benguela – Progresso do Sambizanga, 0-1

Recreativo da Caála – Kabuscorp do Palanca, 1-0

1.º de Agosto – Desportivo da Lunda Sul, 2-1

Postponed

- Monday, November 22:

Cuando Cubango FC – Desportivo da Huila

Postponed Undated

Academica do Lobito – Sporting de Cabinda