Natália Bernardo

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Natália Bernardo
Personal information
Full name Natália María Bernardo
Born (1986-12-25) 25 December 1986 (age 31)
Luanda, Angola
Nationality Angolan
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current club Primeiro de Agosto
Number 9
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Angola 73 (192)

Natália Maria Bernardo (born 25 December 1986) is an Angolan handball player. She plays on the Angola women's national handball team and participated at the 2011 and 2013 World Women's Handball Championships in Brazil and Serbia, and the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics.[1][2][3]

At club level, she plays for Angolan side Primeiro de Agosto.

Natália is a half-sister to fellow handball players Marcelina Kiala and Luísa Kiala.

Natália was named the best player of the 2016 African Women's Handball Championship.


  1. ^ "XX Women's World Handball Championship 2011; Brazil – Team Roster Angola" (PDF). International Handball Federation. Retrieved 5 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "XXI Women's World Championship 2013. Team Roster, Angola" (PDF). IHF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 December 2013. Retrieved 7 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Natália Bernardo Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Retrieved 2016-06-25.