Fernando Manuel Sousa

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Fernando Sousa
Personal information
Full name Fernando Manuel Gomes Sousa
Date of birth (1967-08-04) 4 August 1967 (age 47)
Place of birth Luanda, Angola
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1980–1981 Vitória Lisboa
1981–1982 Oriental
1982–1986 Sporting CP
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1987 Alverca
1987–1989 Vialonga
1989–2000 Campomaiorense 227 (14)
2001–2002 O Elvas
2002–2004 Benavilense
National team
1997–1998 Angola 13 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Fernando Manuel Gomes de Sousa (born 4 August 1967) is an Angolan retired footballer who played as a midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Born in Luanda, Sousa played his entire career in Portugal. His spell as a professional consisted of 11 and a half seasons with S.C. Campomaiorense which he represented in all four major major levels, with Primeira Liga totals of 73 games and two goals.

Sousa part of the side who reached the final of the Portuguese Cup, being an unused substitute in the 0–1 loss to S.C. Beira-Mar.[1] He retired in 2004 at the age of 36.

International career[edit]

Sousa played 13 times for the Angolan national team, scoring his only goal on 6 April 1997 against Togo, in a 1998 FIFA World Cup qualification match.[2]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Result Competition
1 6 April 1997 Luanda, Estádio da Cidadela, Angola  Togo
3–1
1998 World Cup qualification

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beira-Mar 1–0 Campomaiorense". Zerozero. 19 June 1999. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Angola vs Togo 3:1 (2:1) CAF". All World Cup. 6 April 1997. Retrieved 19 October 2013. 

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