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 37)
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 64 (2)
Teams managed
2013– Angola (assistant)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 May 2013.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 May 2013

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]

National team statistics[edit]

Angola national team
Year Apps Goals
1999 2 0
2000 0 0
2001 1 0
2002 4 0
2003 4 0
2004 6 0
2005 6 0
2006 9 0
2007 4 1
2008 14 0
2009 6 1
2010 0 0
2011 4 0
2012 4 0
Total 64 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Angola/Guinea: National Team Play Guinea Conakry Tuesday on www.allafrica.com
  2. ^ A team-by-team guide to Germany 2006 on www.independent.co.uk
  3. ^ Makanga: "We Have To Succeed" on www.nationscup.mtnfootball.com

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