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He spent the 2006–07 season at the city's Académie de Football before joining Tunisian club CS Sfaxien in 2007. In his second season with Sfaxien, he scored four goals in ten appearances in Tunisia's top division, the Ligue Professionnelle 1. He scored three league goals in the 2009–10 campaign and two more the following season before joining Egyptian side Al-Ahly for $600,000 in January 2011. Da Silva scored three more goals during the 2010–11 campaign and helped the Al-Ahly win the Egyptian Premier League for the seventh successive season. On 9 September 2012, he came on as a late substitute in Al-Ahly's 2–1 win over ENPPI in the Egyptian Super Cup. In January 2014, Da Silva moved to Zamalek SC. He made an immediate impression, scoring in each of his first four games.