Giovane Alves da Silva
Giovane playing for South China
|Full name||Giovane Alves da Silva|
|Date of birth||November 25, 1982|
|Place of birth||Taió, Santa Catarina, Brazil|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|2007–2009||Convoy Sun Hei||39||(30)|
|2010||Guangdong Sunray Cave||23||(12)|
|2012–2013||Biu Chun Rangers||15||(11)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 June 2017.
Giovane Alves da Silva (traditional Chinese: 基奧雲尼; simplified Chinese: 思华 born November 25, 1982 in Taió, Santa Catarina, Brazil), commonly known as Giovane, is a Brazilian footballer, who plays as a striker for Hong Kong Premier League club R&F.
Giovane joined Sun Hei in 2007. He came to prominence the season after and bested fellow Brazilian Detinho to become the top scorer of that season with 26 goals. He became considered one of the best foreign players of the league after this achievement. He left the club to try pursuing a career in Europe but failed to land a contract, joining Brazilian clubs Brusque and Atlético Ibirama after.In 2010, he joined Guangdong Sunray Cave，scoring 12 goals in 23 games. In December 2010 he returned to Hong Kong joining South China, scoring in his debut against Tuen Mun resulting in a 4–1 victory for his side. In 2012, he joined Biu Chun Rangers enjoying a fruitful spell. However, he was not kept as the club thinks he does not suit their playing style.
In 2013, he joined Eastern and led the club in scoring for each of his four seasons at the club.
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As of October 31, 2010
|Club||Season||No.||Divisão Principal||Divisão Especial||Copa||—||—||Total|
|Club||Season||No.||League||Senior Shield||FA Cup||League Cup||AFC Cup||Total|
|Guangdong Sunray Cave||2010||9||23||12||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||23||12|
Notes and references
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- 迪天奴爭冧莊神射手 (in Chinese). Apple Daily. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
- 觀塘盃足球表演賽 晨曦否認基奧雲尼離隊 (in Chinese). Apple Daily. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
- Tencent sports. 2010中甲球队介绍：广东日之泉 (in Chinese). Retrieved July 9, 2014.
- 廣東日之泉足球俱樂部 (in Chinese). 2010. Retrieved July 9, 2014.
- "南華KO屯門4強撼傑志" (in Chinese). Oriental Daily. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
- 流浪獲基奧雲尼答應加盟 (in Chinese). Retrieved July 9, 2014.
- "R&F富力簽自由人四小將 陣容添中超腳趙銘般連奴". Upower. Retrieved 27 June 2017. (in traditional Chinese (HK))
- HKFA Profile
- (in Portuguese) CBF Database
- (in Chinese) Profile at convoysunhei.hk
- (in Portuguese) Profile at Atleticoha.com.br
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