Fernando Agostinho da Costa

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Personal information
Full name Fernando Agostinho da Costa
Date of birth (1981-10-10) October 10, 1981 (age 37)
Place of birth Luanda, Angola
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Recreativo do Libolo
Number 4
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2016 Petro Atlético ? (?)
2017– Rec do Libolo ? (?)
National team
2003–2014 Angola[1] 44 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 January 2008
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 July 2016

Fernando Agostinho da Costa (born October 10, 1981 in Luanda) better known as Chara, is an Angolan football midfielder who plays for C.R.D. Libolo in the Angolan top division, the Girabola.[2]

Xara has played for Petro Atlético since 2006 and has also been a member of the Angolan national football team since 2006 and has 17 caps for the team.[2] He was not called up for the 2006 FIFA World Cup due to his lack of experience. But, he was called up for the 2010 African Nations Cup due to the injury to André Macanga.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Fernando Agostinho da Costa "Chara" - International Appearances
  2. ^ a b "Xara". National-Football-Teams.com.