André Macanga

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André Macanga
Iran vs. Angola 2014-05-30 (017).jpg
Macanga before match against Iran, 30 May 2014
Personal information
Full name André Venceslau Valentim Macanga
Date of birth (1978-05-14) May 14, 1978 (age 38)
Place of birth Luanda, Angola
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder, Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Angola (assistant coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1998 Arrifanense 0 (0)
1998–1999 Vilanovense 0 (0)
1999–2000 Salgueiros 27 (0)
2000–2001 Alverca 20 (1)
2001–2002 Vitória Guimarães 17 (1)
2002–2003 Académica de Coimbra 32 (4)
2003–2004 Boavista 21 (0)
2004–2005 Gaziantepspor 24 (1)
2006 Al-Salmiya SC 11 (2)
2006–2010 Al Kuwait 92 (10)
2010–2012 Al Jahra 29 (2)
National team
1999–2012 Angola 70 (2)
Teams managed
2013– Angola (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 May 2013.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 July 2016

André Venceslau Valentim Macanga, better known as André Macanga (born 14 May 1978 in Luanda, Angola), is a former Angolan football midfielder and a current coach.

Career[edit]

After playing for many years in Portugal, Andre Makanga also played in Kuwait and Qatar before retiring in 2012.[1]

International[edit]

He is a member of the National team and was called up to the 2006 World Cup.[2] André is known in the Angola national football team, as the "defensive lung" of the team.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

National team statistics[edit]

Angola national team
Year Apps Goals
1999 2 0
2000 0 0
2001 1 0
2002 5 0
2003 5 0
2004 7 0
2005 7 0
2006 10 0
2007 4 1
2008 13 0
2009 7 1
2010 1 0
2011 4 0
2012 4 0
Total 70 2

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 17 November 2007 Stade Paul Fischer, Melun, France  Ivory Coast 2–1 Win Friendly match
2. 10 October 2009 Estádio Municipal, Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal  Malta 2–1 Win Friendly match
Correct as of 9 March 2017[4]

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