Eritrea 1936

Italian League

NB: first edition

Participants included:

Gruppo Sportivo Cicero [later renamed G.S. Asmara]
Gruppo Rionale Neghelli
Gruppo Sportivo Zuco 
Gruppo Sportivo Ferrovieri
Gruppo Sportivo della Marina (Massaua)
Gruppo Sportivo Decamerč 

Clubs to have joined the league later:
  G.S. Melotti 
  G.S. Genio
  Gruppo Sportivo Amba Galliano
  G.S. Mar Rosso (an indigenous club, joined 1946/47)
  G.S. Hamasien (an indigenous club, joined 1945)
  G.S. Ghezzabanda

In addition, British teams occasionally joined tournaments:
  Loyal Regiment
  525 Transit Camp

In December 1936 the first six indigenous Eritrean teams were 
organised to compete in their own league (separate from the
Italian one above).  The following 3 clubs (all having Italian
names) are known: Ardita, Savoia, Vittoria.

Indigenous clubs played for the Director's Cup.


list of champions.

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