Cristiano Cordeiro

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Cristiano Cordeiro
Cristiano Preigchadt Cordeiro.JPG
Personal information
Full name Cristiano Preigchadt Cordeiro
Date of birth (1973-08-14) August 14, 1973 (age 41)
Place of birth Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Eastern Salon (Head coach)
Youth career
1988–1989 SC Internacional
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1996 SC Internacional 0 (0)
1997 Fortaleza EC 0 (0)
1998–2003 South China 75 (8)
2003–2012 Sun Hei 135 (16)
National team
2006–2009 Hong Kong 13 (1)
Teams managed
2012–2013 SC Internacional (Youth Coach)
2013– Eastern Salon
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:39, 17 September 2010 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12:39, 17 September 2010 (UTC)
This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Preigchadt and the second or paternal family name is Cordeiro.

Cristiano Preigchadt Cordeiro (Chinese: 高尼路), also known as Cris (born 14 August 1973 in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil) is a retired naturalised Hong Kong professional association football player. He is a defender in Sun Hei (since 2003) and the Hong Kong football team. He is also the captain of the Hong Kong football team.

He joined Eastern Salon in the 2013–14 season as an assistant coach. On 9 October 2013, Cordeiro was appointed the head coach of Eastern Salon.

Football career[edit]

Cordeiro started his career at Rio Grande do Sul playing at Sport Club Internacional since he was 14. Before he moved to Hong Kong, he played for Brasil de Farroupilha and Fortaleza EC.

Cordeiro joined South China of Hong Kong First Division League in 1998. In the 2003–2004 season, due to All-Chinese policy induced by the club, he transferred to another First Division club Xiangxue Sun Hei.

Cordeiro was twice the Hong Kong Footballer of the Year (2000–01 and 2004–05) and he had gain many awards since then.

In September 2006, he became a Hong Kong permanent resident, applied for the Hong Kong SAR passport and has been playing for the Hong Kong national team. He gained his first cap on the 2007 AFC Cup Qualifying round against Qatar on 11 October 2006.

International career[edit]

As of 9 October 2009
# Date Venue Opponent Result Scored Captain Competition
1 11 October 2006 Al-Gharafa Stadium, Doha, Qatar  Qatar 0–2 0 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification
2 15 November 2006 Mong Kok Stadium, Hong Kong  Bangladesh 2–0 0 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification
3 1 June 2007 Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta, Indonesia  Indonesia 0–3 0 (c) Friendly
4 10 June 2007 So Kon Po Recreation Ground, Hong Kong  Macau 2–1 0 (c) 2007 Hong Kong–Macau Interport
5 19 June 2007 Estádio Campo Desportivo, Macau  Chinese Taipei 1–1 0 (c) 2008 EAFF Championship Preliminary
6 21 June 2007 Estádio Campo Desportivo, Macau  Guam 15–1 1 (c) 2008 EAFF Championship Preliminary
7 24 June 2007 Estádio Campo Desportivo, Macau  North Korea 0–1 0 (c) 2008 EAFF Championship Preliminary
8 21 October 2007 Gianyar Stadium, Gianyar, Indonesia  Timor-Leste 3–2 0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
9 19 November 2008 Macau UST Stadium, Hong Kong  Macau 9–1 0 (c) Friendly
10 14 January 2009 Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong  India 2–1 0 (c) Friendly
11 21 January 2009 Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong  Bahrain 1–3 0 (c) 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification
12 28 January 2009 Ali Muhesen Stadium, Sana'a, Yemen  Yemen 1–0 0 (c) 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification
13 9 October 2009 Outsourcing Stadium, Shizuoka, Japan  Japan 0–6 0 (c) 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Lee Wai Man
Hong Kong national football team Captain
2007 – July 2009
Succeeded by
Li Haiqiang
Preceded by
Li Haiqiang
Hong Kong national football team Captain
October 2009–2010
Succeeded by
Li Haiqiang