Cícero Semedo

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Cícero in action for Dynamo Moscow (2007)
Personal information
Full name Cícero Casimiro Sanches Semedo
Date of birth (1986-05-08) 8 May 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Seia, Portugal
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Paços Ferreira
Number 9
Youth career
2000–2001 Desportivo Seia
2001–2002 Bairro da Misericórdia
2002–2004 Braga
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Braga B 15 (5)
2004 Braga 8 (1)
2005–2008 Dynamo Moscow 39 (4)
2009–2010 Vitória Guimarães 4 (0)
2009–2010 Oliveirense (loan) 27 (8)
2010–2011 Rio Ave 13 (0)
2011–2015 Paços Ferreira 54 (12)
2012 Moreirense (loan) 8 (4)
2013–2014 Astana (loan) 20 (7)
2015–2016 Şanlıurfaspor 10 (0)
2016– Paços Ferreira 15 (1)
National team
2007 Portugal U21 4 (0)
2010– Guinea-Bissau 14 (6)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 May 2016.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 March 2016

Cícero Casimiro Sanches Semedo (born 8 May 1986), known simply as Cícero, is a Guinea-Bissauan professional footballer who plays for Portuguese club F.C. Paços de Ferreira as a forward.

Club career[edit]

A product of S.C. Braga's youth system, Cícero was in born in Seia, Guarda, Portugal. He was promoted to the first team for the 2004–05 campaign, making his official debut with the main squad in a 2–2 away draw against Académica de Coimbra on 30 August 2004; on 21 November, as a second-half substitute, he scored his first Primeira Liga goal, in a 2–0 home win against G.D. Estoril Praia.[1]

In January 2005, Cícero moved to Russia for FC Dynamo Moscow as many Portuguese players (or playing in the league) during that period, returning to Portugal in the 2009 January transfer window and joining Braga's rivals Vitória de Guimarães. In the summer, he signed with second level club U.D. Oliveirense in a season-long loan.[2]

On 25 June 2013, Cícero joined FC Astana in the Kazakhstan Premier League on a year-long move.[3] He subsequently returned to Paços de Ferreira.[4]


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