Diogo Santos Rangel

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Diogo Rangel
Personal information
Full name Diogo Santos Rangel
Date of birth (1991-08-19) 19 August 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Youth career
2004–2007 Clube Pequeninos do Jockey
2007–2010 Portuguesa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007 Radium 4 (0)
2008–2010 Portuguesa 0 (0)
2011 São Luiz
2012 Dili United
2012–2013 Sriwijaya 12 (1)
2013 Gresik United (loan) 16 (1)
2014 Daejeon Citizen 1 (0)
2014 Gangwon FC 1 (0)
2015– Osotsapa 0 (0)
National team
2012 Timor-Leste U-21 4 (1)
2011– Timor-Leste U-23 11 (2)
2012– Timor-Leste 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 January 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 October 2012

Diogo Santos Rangel[1] (born on 19 August 1991) is a Brazilian-born East Timorese footballer who plays as Defender for Osotsapa and also the Timor-Leste national team. He also has a Brazil nationality.

Club careers[edit]

Dili United[edit]

After he defended the Timor Leste U-23 in the arena Southeast Asian Games he joined a local club in Dili, Timor Leste, namely Dili United.

Sriwijaya Football Club[edit]

After undergoing selection for two weeks with Sriwijaya, Diogo got a contract offer from the club's management. On 8 November 2012 Diogo agreed to sign a three-year contract with Sriwijaya.[2] He scored his first goal for Sriwijaya against Persisam Putra Samarinda, but his goal could not help his team from losing 2–4.

Gresik United[edit]

On May 2013 Diogo loaned to Gresik United from the Sriwijaya for 5-month until the end of season.

Daejeon Citizen[edit]

On March 2014 Diogo joined to Daejeon Citizen.[3]

International careers[edit]

Diogo's began his international career as a Timor Leste U-23 that in preparing for the Southeast Asian Games in November 2011. Diogo made his debut as a national team U-23 as warm-up match against Indonesia U-23 on 25 October 2011, which ended in defeat 0–5.[4] After that he played in 5 games and scored 1 goal in the event the Southeast Asian Games. In February 2012 he summons national team U-21 to compete in the arena 2012 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy, in the event he scored 1 goal in 4 games. In July 2012 was recalled to the national team U-23 that competed in the 2013 AFC U-22 Asian Cup qualification. In this tournament he played 5 times and scored one goal.

On 5 October 2012 he made his debut as a Timor Leste national football team in the match against Cambodia in the event the 2012 AFF Suzuki Cup qualification which ended with a 5–1 win.[5][6] Until now Diogo has played in four games for the national team.[7]


Club honors[edit]



  1. ^ Diogo Rangel on Soccerway
  2. ^ Fitriansyah, Hensyi. "Sriwijaya FC Kontrak Diogo Santos Selama Tiga Tahun". goal.com. Goal.com. Retrieved 8 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Diogo Santos Rangel (디오고)". kleague.com. K League. Retrieved 20 April 2014. 
  4. ^ Dennys, Ferril. "Babak I, Indonesia Hajar Timor Leste 4–0". kompas.com. Kompas. Retrieved 25 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "Cambodia 1 Timor Leste 5". affsuzukucup.com. ASEAN Football Federation. Retrieved 5 October 2012. 
  6. ^ "The match summary". affsuzukicup.com. ASEAN Football Federation. Retrieved 5 October 2012. 
  7. ^ Diogo Santos Rangel at National-Football-Teams.com

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