Ivo Afonso

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Ivo Afonso
Personal information
Full name Ivo Rafael Brandão Afonso
Date of birth (1975-12-17) 17 December 1975 (age 41)
Place of birth Penafiel, Portugal
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Youth career
1988–1989 Coimbrões
1989–1995 Boavista
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1996 Famalicão 5 (0)
1996–1997 Arrifanense
1997–1999 Marco 50 (6)
1999–2000 Canelas 30 (1)
2000–2004 Gil Vicente 58 (1)
2004–2005 Naval 23 (4)
2005–2006 Moreirense 29 (1)
2006–2007 Olympiakos Nicosia 10 (0)
2007 Panetolikos 6 (0)
2008 Kalamata 13 (0)
2008 Olympiakos Nicosia 2 (0)
2008–2009 Apollon Kalamarias 4 (0)
2009–2010 Oberkorn 9 (4)
2010–2011 Steinfort
2011–2013 US Esch-Alzette
2013–2014 Steinfort
Total 239 (17)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ivo Rafael Brandão Afonso (born 17 December 1975) is a Portuguese retired professional footballer who played as a central defender.

Football career[edit]

Born in Penafiel, Afonso played four consecutive seasons in the Primeira Liga with Gil Vicente FC, where he appeared mostly as a backup (an average of 14 games per campaign).

At nearly 31 he moved abroad, representing teams in Cyprus, Greece and Luxembourg. His only spell in these countries' top flight was with Olympiakos Nicosia, in 2006–07.

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