History

Santos FC

Name: SANTOS FC

Head Coach: Tony de Nobrega

Club colours: Yellow and White

Formed: 1982

Website: www.thepeoplesteam.co.za

Home Venue: Athlone Stadium

CLUB HISTORY:

1983  FPL Champions

1984  FPL Champions

1985  FPL Champions and FPL Cup winners

1986  FPL Champions

1987  FPL Champions

1988  FPL Champions, FPL Cup winners and Challenge Cup winners

1990  FPL Champions and FPL Cup winners

1996  Santos gained promotion to the PSL

1997/98  16th in the Premier League

1998/99  16th in the Premier League

1999/00  11th in the Premier League

2000/01  5th in the Premier League.  Winners of the BobSave Superbowl beating Mamelodi Sundowns 1 – 0 in the final

2001/02  Winners of the Premier League.

2002/03  9th in the Premier League. 2002 BP Top 8 winners beating Mamelodi Sundowns 2 – 0 in the final. 2003 winners of the ABSA Cup beating Ajax Cape Town 2 – 0 in the final.

2003/04  6th in the Premier League.  Lost 1 – 1 AET (3 – 5 Pen) to Moroka Swallows in the semi-finals of the ABSA Cup.

2004/05  12th in the Premier League. Lost 0 – 5 to Supersport United in the semi-finals of the ABSA Cup.

2005/06  8th in the Premier League. Lost 0 – 1 to Supersport United in quarterfinals of the Coca Cola Cup. Lost 1 – 2 to Tembisa Classic in the Quarterfinals of the ABSA Cup.

2006/07  10th in the Castle Premiership. Lost 1 – 4 to Mamelodi Sundowns in the quarterfinals of the SAA Supa 8. Lost 3 – 4 to Silver Stars in the semi-finals of the Telkom KO. Lost 0 – 1 to Ajax Cape Town in the semi-finals of the ABSA Cup.

2007/08  3rd in the ABSA Premiership.  Lost 0 – 1 to Free State Stars in the quarterfinals of the Nedbank Cup.

2008/09  10th in the ABSA Premiership. Lost 0 – 4 to Kaizer Chiefs in the quarterfinals of the MTN 8. Lost 1 – 2 AET to Maritzburg United in the round of 16 in the Nedbank Cup.

2009/10  4th in the ABSA Premiership.

2010/11  8th in the ABSA Premiership. Lost 1 – 2 to Orlando Pirates in the quarterfinals of the MTN 8. Lost 0 – 1 to Kaizer Chiefs in the Semi-finals of the Telkom KO.

2011/12  15th in the ABSA Premiership.  Lost 0 – 1 to Amazulu in the quarterfinals of the Nedbank Cup. Lost 0 – 3 in the semi-finals of the Telkom KO. Santos were involved in the Promotional Playoffs with Thanda Royal Zulu and Chippa United. Unfortunately Santos could win only one match and were relegated to the NFD.

2012/13  Runner Up to Polokwane City in the NFD and qualify for the Promotional Playoffs. Finished 3rd in Promotional Playoffs and stay in NFD.

2013/14  5th in the NFD. Beat Gamalakhe Utd 2 – 1 in 1st round of Nedbank Cup, but lose 0 – 2 to Orlando Pirates in round of 16.

2014/15  13th in the NFD.

2015/16  11th in the NFD. Beat Mthatha Bucks 1 – 0 in the 1st round of the Nedbank Cup, but lost 0 – 1 AET to Free State Stars in the round of 16.

2016/17.