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20 08 15

Voyaging Ahead In The Mother City

Voyaging Ahead In The Mother City

Vasco unveil 2015/16 kit and announce Kappa partnership.

11 07 15

Vasco Kick Off Preseason Training

Vasco Kick Off Preseason Training

This past week saw Vasco’s NFD team return to training as they start to prepare for the 2015/16 season.

01 07 15

Edries Burton Appointed Vasco COO

Edries Burton Appointed Vasco COO

Vasco Da Gama Football Club is proud to confirm the appointment of Edries Burton as the club’s Chief Operating Officer.

26 04 15

Vasco Knocked Out Of Nedbank Cup

Vasco Knocked Out Of Nedbank Cup

Vasco’s dream of progressing to the Nedbank Cup Final and setting up an all-Cape Town encounter came to an end on Sunday when they narrowly lost 1-0 to Mamelodi Sundowns at the Lucas Masterpiece Moripe Stadium in Attridgeville.

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20 08 15

Voyaging Ahead In The Mother City

Vasco unveil 2015/16 kit and announce Kappa partnership.

The 2015/16 National First Division season promises to be one the most exciting yet for Cape Town outfit Vasco da Gama and their new playing kit symbolizes the change in landscape.

With the enormous amount of football talent in the Western Cape, the Mother City is in need of a second club from the city campaigning in the Absa Premiership, and all eyes are on the NFD to see which of the Cape clubs will challenge for promotion and Vasco want to respond to that invite.

Fast becoming a club in the Mother City that attracts up and coming talent through its youth structures as well as the senior team, Vasco continue to follow their club mission, which is ‘to be one of the most respected football clubs in South Africa, admired for the strength of our people, partnerships and performance.’

Enter Vasco’s decision to partner with Kappa for the new season.

“Kappa is extremely excited to be a part of this next chapter in Vasco da Gama Football clubs history. We as a brand believe that what we can offer this unique football club, In terms of appearance and technical qualities from an apparel perspective, will be unparalleled both in their league and region alike. We are proud to be a part of this great Cape Town team with a huge heritage and history,” say Ricky Joseph, MD Kappa South Africa.

The partnership between Vasco and Kappa is expected to help this powerful community club live out their slogan: Força Vasco!

Vasco aim to live by Forca, which means strength, power, force, effort and it is by this ethos that Vasco have become one of the most respected football clubs in South Africa.

Founded on the strong and proud Portuguese heritage that is prominent in Cape Town, the club were named after the legendary Portuguese explorer, Vasco Da Gama, and the club embodies the spirit of voyaging ahead.

“We at Vasco Da Gama will aim to gain promotion to the Premier Division and I am honoured to be part of that challenge. We have established a partnership with world famous sports brand, Kappa and we are confident that with their technical support we will achieve our objective,” says Edries Burton, COO Vasco Da Gama FC.

 

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11 07 15

Vasco Kick Off Preseason Training

This past week saw Vasco’s NFD team return to training as they start to prepare for the 2015/16 season.

Vasco, who finished the past season on a high reaching the semi-finals of the Nedbank Cup, will be looking to build on their 7th place finish in the league as they campaign for promotion to the PSL.

Assistant Coach Noel Cousins, who oversaw the first weeks training sessions, put the players through their paces in order to get the team ready for the return of Head Coach Tony De Nobrega, who will be joining preseason training on Monday.

The team wrapped up the 1st week back at Fives Futebol in Century City on Saturday where the players took each other on in a fun-high intensity 6-a-side mini tournament.

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01 07 15

Edries Burton Appointed Vasco COO

Vasco Da Gama Football Club is proud to confirm the appointment of Edries Burton as the club’s Chief Operating Officer.

Edries Burton is a renowned and respected administrator in the Cape Town football fraternity, and it with great pleasure that he has joined Vasco.

Edries made a name for himself when he played for the likes of Santos, Cape Town Spurs and AmaZulu during a playing career that spanned across 18 years – 15 of which he spent playing in the Cape.

After retiring in 2007, Edries was appointed the Chief Operations Manager at Santos, a role he held until he left the club in August 2014 to become Chief Executive Officer of Cape Town All Stars.

Commenting on Burton’s appointment, Vasco Director Carlos das Neves said: “Vasco is in the process of implementing and formalizing club structures that will see Vasco operate as a fully professional club. Part of this process was to appoint a COO to drive this going forward, and when it came to selecting the COO, we were looking for someone with a strong background in football administration… Someone who understood the culture of Cape Town football. Edries’ knowledge and experience ticked both these boxes and we believe that the value Edries’ appointment brings to the club will be felt both on and off the field.”

As COO, Edries will be tasked with overseeing all administrative and management matters relating to the club as Vasco Da Gama strives to become a leading model of club administration and management.

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26 04 15

Vasco Knocked Out Of Nedbank Cup

Vasco’s dream of progressing to the Nedbank Cup Final and setting up an all-Cape Town encounter came to an end on Sunday when they narrowly lost 1-0 to Mamelodi Sundowns at the Lucas Masterpiece Moripe Stadium in Attridgeville.

Vasco’s dream of progressing to the Nedbank Cup Final and setting up an all-Cape Town encounter came to an end on Sunday when they narrowly lost 1-0 to Mamelodi Sundowns.

Speaking after the match, Head Coach, Tony de Nobrega, commended his players,
“I can’t thank my players enough for their effort here today – it was real tough and they gave given it their best. On another day with a little bit more luck and little bit more quality in the final third and it could have been a different result.”

Vasco dominated the chances in 1st half.

In the 17th minute Ndiviwe Mdabuka tested Kennedy Mweene from 25-yards out forcing the Sundowns goalkeeper to make a brilliant save. Vasco had another opportunity to go 1-0 up twenty minutes later, but Jonathan Armogam, who only had the goalkeeper to beat, sent his shot wide of the goal with.

Three minutes before the break Mweene was forced to make another magnificent save when Aleni Lebyane shot a thunderbolt from the 30 yard mark.
In response, Sundowns failed to manage a single shot on goal in the first half as they struggled to break down Vasco’s well-organised defense.

With the half-time score tied at 0-0, Vasco started the 2nd half with the same intent they displayed in the first 45.

10 minutes after the break Vasco failed to capitalise on confusion in the Sundowns box when which gave Armogam a shot on a open goal, but he dragged his effort wide.

Vasoo’s cup hopes came to an end on the hour mark when Mzikayise Mashaba gave the Brazilians the lead when he struck home a cracker of a shot from 30 yards out.

Vasco pushed to find the equaliser to force extra time, but after a valiant and well fought effort Mashaba’s goal proved to be the decider that saw Downs into the final.

Vasco’s road to the semi-finals:
Last-32: Bellevue Winners Park 2 – 3 Vasco Da Gama (Giyani Stadium)
Last-16: Vasco Da Gama 3 -0 Maluti FET College (Parow Park)
Quarterfinal: Black Leopards 2 – 3 Vasco Da Gama (Thohoyandou Stadium)