A. Academica de Coimbra

A. Academica de Coimbra

The A. Academica de Coimbra is an self-governing and professional football organization located in Coimbra, Portugal. The team was created inside of the students' union at the University of Coimbra during the 1970s and 1980s, when football was professionalized in Portugal.

About A. Academica de Coimbra

The A. Academica de Coimbra is an autonomous and professional football organization based in Coimbra, Portugal. The team was created inside of the students' union of the University of Coimbra during a period of changing in the 1970s and 1980s, when football was professionalized in Portugal. But its foundation as a students amateur sports association backs to 1876, so it is effectively one of the oldest sports institutions in Portugal. The club is claimed by its fans to be the fourth in number of supporters (after Benfica, Sporting Clube de Portugal and FC Porto).

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