Luís Magalhães

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Luís Magalhães
Personal information
Born 1958 (age 59–60)
Nationality Portuguese
Position Head coach
Career history
As coach:
2000–2003 Portugal Telecom
2003–2004 FC Porto
2006–2007 Ovarense
2008–2011 1º de Agosto
2012–2013 Rec do Libolo

Luís Magalhães (Portuguese pronunciation: [mɐɡɐˈʎɐ̃ȷ̃ʃ]; born 1958) is a Portuguese basketball coach. He is a former head coach of the Angola national basketball team. He succeeded Portuguese-Angolan native Alberto Carvalho in 2009, and coached Angola at the FIBA Africa Championship 2009,[1] where the team won its seventh consecutive African championship.

Prior to moving to Angola, Magalhães was one of the best coaches in Portuguese basketball. He led three teams to the Portuguese Basketball Premier League title - Portugal Telecom (2000–01, 2001–02, 2002–03), FC Porto (2003–04), and Ovarense (2006–07).[2] He moved to Angolan side Primeiro de Agosto, where he was the head coach from January 2008 to June 2011, winning 12 titles, amidst national and international competitions.[3]

From 2012 to 2013, he has been the head coach of Angolan side Recreativo do Libolo[4]


  1. ^ Angola team roster. FIBA. Retrieved on January 2, 2010.
  2. ^ Profile at
  3. ^ Profile at
  4. ^ "Basketball coach Luís Magalhães signs for Libolo". ANGOP. Retrieved 2013-04-08.