José Oliveira de Sousa

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José de Sousa
Personal information
Full name José Augusto Oliveira de Sousa[1]
Born (1974-02-25) 25 February 1974 (age 43)
Azambuja, Lisbon, Portugal
Home town Tarragona, Catalunya
Spain
Darts information
Darts 18g Harrows
Laterality Right-handed
Organisation (see split in darts)
PDC 2011–
PDC premier events - best performances
World Ch'ship Preliminary Round: 2012
Other tournament wins
Catalonia National Championships 2009, 2012
Catalonia Open Darts 2012
FCD Anniversary Open 2016
PDC World West European Qualifying Event 2011
Soft Tip Bullshooter European Championship 2013

José Augusto Oliveira de Sousa (born February 25, 1974) is a Portuguese darts player (steel and soft-darts). He is based in Tarragona and represented Spain at the 2011 WDF World Cup.

Career[edit]

De Sousa qualified for the 2012 PDC World Darts Championship by winning the Western European qualifier, beating Eduardo Lopes in the final. He became the first Portuguese player to qualify for either version of the World Darts Championship. He lost 4–3 in the preliminary round to South Africa's Devon Petersen.[2] In the rest of the year, he won the Catalonia National Championship and the Catalonian Open by beating Antonio Jimenez in the final.[3][4] De Soua claimed the 2013 Soft Tip Bullshooter European Championship with a win over Franck Guillermont.[5] He reached the final of the 2015 Catalonian Open, but lost 6–1 to Carles Arola.[6]

De Sousa won the 2016 FCD Anniversary Open by overcoming Willem Mandigers 6–1 in the final.[7] In 2017 on the second day of Q School he came close to winning a two-year PDC Tour Card, but lost 5–2 to Royden Lam in the final round.[8]

Results[edit]

WDF[edit]

Catalonia Open Darts

  • 2012: Winner (wint to Antonio Jiménez (Spa) 6-4)[9]
  • 2015: Runner-up (lost to Carles Arola (CAT) 1-6)

World Cup (Major)

  • 2011: Last 64 (lost to Craig Baxter (Sco) 0-4)[10]

PDC[edit]

World Championship

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dardos en Tarragona: José Augusto Oliveira de Sousa (V): profile (Spanish)
  2. ^ World Championship - Night Seven PDC.tv
  3. ^ "2012 Catalonia National Championships Player Prize Money". Darts Database. Retrieved 28 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "2012 Catalonian Open Player Prize Money". Darts Database. Retrieved 28 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "2013 Soft Tip Bullshooter European Championship Player Prize Money". Darts Database. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "2015 Catalonian Open Results". Darts Database. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "2016 FCD Anniversary Open Results". Darts Database. Retrieved 26 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "2017 PDC Qualifying School Day Two". PDC. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  9. ^ Dardos en Tarragona: José Sousa Win I Catalonia Open Darts 2012 (Spanish)
  10. ^ Darts Database Results

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