History

Stellenbosch FC (formerly Vasco da Gama)

Name: Stellenbosch FC

Head Coach: Sammy Troughton & Steve Barker

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. Changed name from Vasco da Gama to Stellenbosch FC after moving to the student town at the beginning of the season. 3rd in the NFD. Finished bottom of the mini log in the Promotional Playoffs to remain in the NFD. Lost 0 – 3 to Kaizer Chiefs in Round 1 of the Nedbank Cup.

2017/18