The Petro de Luanda football team defeated Progresso do Sambizanga 1-0 in a match in preparation for the new football season that starts on 27 October.
The goal of the match was initialed by central defender Élio Martins, still in the first half.
The "tricolores" who live in a mood of mourning due to the death of their former player Carlos Emanuel Lima "Jonas" last Monday, began their preparation on the 2nd of this month.
In the first qualifying match, Petro de Luanda defeated Lunda Sul's Bikuku FC 2-1, and Saturday at 16.00, the "tricolores" will officially present their squad in the match against Atlético Sport Aviação (ASA).
Among the top signings for center-back Inusah Musah and midfielder Isaac Mensah both from Ghana's Hearts Of Oak as well as goalkeeper Elber ex-Kabuscorp from Palanca, defender Nary also from Palanca's Kabuscorp, and Váque arrived from Leixões, the Portuguese second division team.
On the opening day, the national runners – up go to the village of Calulo to face Recreativo do Libolo.
In 2019 the tricolors aim to win the Girabola, the Angola Cup and reach the group stage of the Confederations Cup, said Tomás Faria, president of the club at a press conference in September.