Primeiro’s title defence dented in Dundo

Primeiro de Agosto’s Girabola title defence suffered a setback after a 1-1 draw against Sagrada Esperança in Dundo this week.

Fellow title contenders Petro de Luanda gained some ground with three matches remaining in the season as they beat relegation-threatened Atlético Sport Aviação 3-0.

Third-place Desportivo da Huila also lost away to Saurimo FC 2-0.

Primeiro’s lead is now cut to four points.

While at the bottom, Saurimo FC and Cuando Cubango FC gave themselves some hope in the battle for survival.

Here are the results of round 27:

  • Sagrada Esperança 1-1 Primeiro de Agosto
  • Petro de Luanda 3-0 ASA
  • Progresso Sambizanga 3-0 Académica Lobito
  • Saurimo FC 2-1 Desportivo da Huila
  • Cuando Cubango FC 2-1 Bravos Maquis
  • Sporting Cabinda 1-3 Interclube
  • Recreativo Caala 0-0 Kabuscorp Palanca
  • Recreativo Libolo 2-0 Santa Rita