Dolly Menga

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Dolly Menga
Personal information
Full name Dolly Domingos Menga
Date of birth (1993-05-02) 2 May 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Verviers, Belgium
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
F.C. Ashdod
(on loan from Braga)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Standard Liège 1 (0)
2012 Sint-Truiden (loan) 14 (2)
2012–2014 Lierse 37 (4)
2013 Torino (loan) 1 (0)
2014–2015 Benfica B 12 (0)
2015– Braga 1 (0)
2015– Braga B 18 (4)
2015–2016 Tondela (loan) 25 (0)
2016–2017 Hapoel Tel Aviv (loan) 14 (0)
2017– F.C. Ashdod (loan) 2 (0)
National team
2012 Belgium U19 3 (0)
2012 Belgium U21 4 (0)
2014– Angola 10 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:44, 21 January 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 January 2017

Dolly Domingos Menga (born 2 May 1993) is an Angolan professional footballer who plays as a forward for Israeli club F.C. Ashdod and the Angola national team.

Club career[edit]

Benfica[edit]

On 30 August 2014, Menga signed for Portuguese champions Benfica until 2017.[1] On 20 September, he made his debut for Benfica B, where he played 12 matches in Segunda Liga.[2]

Braga and loans[edit]

On 2 February 2015, Menga signed for Braga in Portugal until 2018, for an undisclosed transfer fee.[3][4] He made his debut for the first team on a 1–4 away defeat against Sporting CP. On 7 July 2015, Menga agreed to a one-year loan at recently promoted Tondela.[5] In September 2016 he was loaned to Hapoel Tel Aviv then he was loaned to F.C Ashdod FC.[6]

International career[edit]

In July 2014, Menga was asked to switch his international alleigance to Angola.[7] On 15 November 2014, he debuted for the national team against Gabon in CAN 2015.[8]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Angola's goal tally first.[9]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 13 June 2015 Estádio Nacional da Tundavala, Lubango, Angola  Central African Republic 2–0 4–0 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification

References[edit]

  1. ^ Angolan Dolly Menga joins Benfica until 2017
  2. ^ U. Madeira - Benfica B (Jornada 8 Segunda Liga 2014-2015) - Liga Portugal
  3. ^ "Liga Portugal" (PDF) (in Portuguese). LPFP. 2 February 2015. Retrieved 3 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Dolly Menga no SC Braga" [Dolly Menga to SC Braga] (in Portuguese). A Bola. 2 February 2015. Retrieved 3 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "Dolly Menga assina com o CD Tondela" [Dolly Menga signs with CD Tondela] (in Portuguese). CD Tondela. 7 July 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2015. 
  6. ^ "Dolly Menga zoekt zijn voetbalgeluk in Israël". Sporza (in Dutch). 7 September 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2017. 
  7. ^ Mark Gleeson (26 July 2014). "Angola extend their pool of talent ahead of Afcon qualifiers". BBC Sport. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  8. ^ Angola eliminated from CAN2015
  9. ^ "Angola – Dolly Menga – Profile with news, career statistics and history". soccerway.com. Retrieved September 30, 2016. 

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