Dedé (Angolan footballer)

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Dédé
Personal information
Full name Adérito Waldemar Alves Carvalho
Date of birth (1981-07-04) 4 July 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Lobito, Angola
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
AEL Limassol
Number 77
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2003 Académica Lobito 35 (8)
2003–2005 O Elvas 33 (4)
2005–2006 Portosantense 24 (1)
2006–2007 Trofense 28 (4)
2007–2009 Paços Ferreira 46 (2)
2009 Arles-Avignon 4 (0)
2010 Politehnica Timişoara 3 (0)
2010–2011 Olympiakos Nicosia 25 (2)
2011– AEL Limassol 74 (4)
National team
2007– Angola 31 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 May 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 January 2013

Adérito Waldemar Alves de Carvalho, commonly known as Dédé (born 4 July 1981 in Lobito), is an Angolan professional footballer who plays for AEL Limassol in Cyprus, as a midfielder.

Club career[edit]

After starting in his native country with Académica Petróleos do Lobito, Dédé moved to Portugal, first appearing with lowly O Elvas C.A.D. and C.D. Portosantense. In the 2006–07 season he joined C.D. Trofense in the second division, being an important first-team member.

Dédé signed with F.C. Paços de Ferreira for 2007–08, scoring in his debut in the top level on 18 August 2007 after heading home in a 3–1 away win against C.S. Marítimo. It was his only goal during the campaign.

In the 2009 summer Dédé signed for AC Arles-Avignon in Ligue 2, but left the club only a few months later, moving to Romania with FC Timişoara. He make his official debut for the latter on 25 April 2010, at FC Steaua Bucureşti.

Dédé signed with his third team in less than one year in the 2010 summer, after joining Cyprus' Olympiakos Nicosia. He continued competing in the country in the following seasons, with AEL Limassol.

International career[edit]

Dédé first represented Angola in 2007, being summoned for the following year's Africa Cup of Nations as the national side progressed through the group stages.

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