Love (footballer)

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Love
Personal information
Full name Arsénio Sebastião Cabungula
Date of birth (1979-03-14) March 14, 1979 (age 41)
Place of birth Luanda, Angola
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2006 ASA (30)
2007–2010 Primeiro de Agosto (20)
2011–2012 Petro Luanda (22)
2013–2014 Kabuscorp (15)
2015 Recreativo da Caála
2015–2016 Sagrada Esperança
2017 ASA 8 (5)
National team
2001–2014 Angola 79 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 May 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 March 2017

Arsénio Sebastião Cabungula or Love[1] (born March 14, 1979) is a retired Angolan footballer. He has been Angolan top scorer twice in 2004 and 2005. He played as a forward in his home country. He has won 3 Girabola titles with ASA.

He is a member of the Angola national team and played regularly, though usually as a substitute. He was in his country's squad for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany.[2]

1º de Agosto striker Arsénio Sebastião Cabungula "Love" was a new addition for Petro de Luanda football team, for the second half of national first division soccer league, also dubbed Girabola 2010. The athlete was loaned from 1º de Agosto to Petro de Luanda for a six-month period, with the contract ending on December 2010.[3]

In 2017, he was appointed as the Angolan U17 national team head coach and concurrently, he is serving as an assistant manager with the Angola national football team.[4]

National team statistics[edit]

[5]

Angola national team
Year Apps Goals
2001 2 0
2002 0 0
2003 3 0
2004 10 2
2005 6 2
2006 11 3
2007 5 1
2008 10 0
2009 7 0
2010 2 0
2011 4 1
2012 3 0
2013 0 0
2014 3 1
2015 0 0
2016 2 0
2017 0 0
Total 68 10

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Angola's goal tally first.[5][6]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 9 May 2004 Estádio da Cidadela, Luanda, Angola  Namibia 1–0 2–1 2004 COSAFA Cup
2. 2–0
3. 13 August 2005 Mmabatho Stadium, Mafikeng, South Africa  Zimbabwe 1–0 1–2 2005 COSAFA Cup
4. 17 August 2005 Estádio José Gomes, Lisbon, Portugal  Cape Verde 2–1 2–1 Friendly
5. 29 April 2006 Setsoto Stadium, Maseru, Lesotho  Mauritius 5–1 5–1 2006 COSAFA Cup
6. 2 June 2006 Offermans Joosten Stadion, Sittard, Netherlands  Turkey 2–2 2–3 Friendly
7. 17 September 2006 National Sports Stadium, Harare, Zimbabwe  Zimbabwe 2–1 2–1 2006 COSAFA Cup
8. 17 June 2007 Estádio da Cidadela, Luanda, Angola  Swaziland 2–0 3–0 2008 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
9. 18 December 2011 Estádio Sagrada Esperança, Dundo, Angola  Zambia 1–0 1–0 Friendly
10. 15 October 2014 Estádio 11 de Novembro, Luanda, Angola  Lesotho 4–0 4–0 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Archived May 31, 2006, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Angola announce World Cup squad". news.bbc.co.uk. 14 May 2006. Retrieved 24 Dec 2018.
  3. ^ "Angola: Striker Love Cabungula Joins Petro De Luanda Temporarily". allafrica.com. 2 Jul 2010. Retrieved 24 Dec 2018.
  4. ^ "Football: Love Cabungula appointed Angolan U-17 team's coach". ANGOP Angolan News Agency. 18 Apr 2018. Retrieved 24 Dec 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Cabingula, Love". National Football Teams. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  6. ^ Arsénio Sebastião Cabúngula "Love" - International Appearances

External links[edit]

  • Love at National-Football-Teams.com