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)
2005–2010 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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