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Personal information
Full name Samuel Luis Chapanga
Date of birth (1982-04-09) April 9, 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth Maputo, Mozambique
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Right defender
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003 Têxtil do Punguè
2004 Lokomotiv Moscow II 19 (0)
2005–2006 Dinamo Zagreb 0 (0)
2006 Costa do Sol
2007–2009 Maxaquene
2010 Liga Muçulmana
2011– Maxaquene
National team
2003– Mozambique 23 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 October 2011

Samuel Luis Chapanga, better known simply as Campira (born April 9, 1982 in Maputo) is a Mozambican international football defender playing for Maxaquene.


Campira has become one of the regular players in the right side of the defence of the Mozambique national football team over the years, gaining a total of 13 caps by December 2009. At club level he has played most of his career in the historical Clube de Desportos do Maxaquene with short spells at Grupo Desportivo da Companhia Têxtil do Punguè (2003–2004) and another historic, Clube de Desportos da Costa do Sol (2006). He also had some unsuccessful experiencies abroad, where he failed to adapt, namely at Russian FC Lokomotiv Moscow (2004–2005) and Croatian NK Dinamo Zagreb (2005–2006).[1]


  1. ^ Campira at Zerozero

External sources[edit]

  • Campira at