History

Stellenbosch FC (formerly Vasco da Gama)

Name: Stellenbosch FC

Head Coach: Sammy Troughton

Formed: 1980. Changed name in 2016.

Club colours: White / Black

Home Venue: Coetzenburg Stadium

Website: www.stellenboschfootballclub.co.za

Club History

1988  SA Amateur Club Championship winners

1990  SA Amateur Club Championship winners

2000/01  Winners of the Second Division Western Cape Stream.

2002/03  Winners of the Second Division Western Cape Stream .Second Division National Play-off winners. Won promotion to the NFD.

2003/04  5th in the NFD.

2004/05  7th in the Mvela Golden League.

2005/06  3rd in the Mvela Golden League. Qualified for the Promotional Playoffs. Beat Bush Bucks 4 – 1 in the semi-finals, but lost 0 – 1 to Benoni Premier United in the final to miss out on promotion to the Premier League.

2006/07  12th in the Mvela Golden League.

2007/08  Name was changed to FC Cape Town. Vasco were once again in the 2nd Division. Winners of the Second Division Western Cape Stream. Second Division National Play-off winners. Beat Matatiele Professionals 2 – 1 in the Promotional Playoff semi-finals and then Carara Kicks 3 – 0 in the final to gain promotion to the NFD. Lost 0 – 5 in the round of 16 of the Nedbank Cup.

2008/09  6th in Coastal Stream of the NFD

2009/10  Winners of the Coastal Stream of the NFD. Beat Black Leopards 3 – 2 on aggregate in the Promotional Playoff Final to gain promotion to the ABSA Premiership.

2010/11  15th in the ABSA Premiership. Lost 2 – 4 to Black Leopards in the Promotional Playoffs and were relegated back to the NFD. Lost 2 – 3 to Black Leopards in the quarterfinals of the Nedbank Cup.

2011/12  7th in the new single stream NFD.

2012/13  9th in the NFD. Lost 1 – 2 to Supersport United in the 2nd round of the Nedbank Cup.

2013/14  9th in the NFD.

2014/15  7th in the NFD. Beat Bellevue Winners Park, Maluti FET College and Black Leopards in the Nedbank Cup before losing 0 – 1 to Mamelodi Sundowns in the semi-finals.

2015/16  13th in the NFD. Lost 2 – 3 to Mbombela United FC in the preliminary round of the Nedbank Cup.

2016/17  Changed name from Vasco da Gama to Stellenbosch FC after moving to the student town at the beginning of the season.