Ricardo Mannetti

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Ricardo Mannetti
Personal information
Full name Ricardo Giovanni Mannetti[1]
Date of birth (1975-04-24) 24 April 1975 (age 44)
Place of birth Windhoek, Namibia
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Teams managed
Years Team
2007–2010 Civics F.C.
2010 Black Africa F.C.
2011–2013 Namibia U20
2013–2015 Namibia
2015– Namibia

Ricardo Mannetti (born 24 April 1975) is a Namibian former footballer who now works as a coach. He recently coaches the Namibia national team.[2]

Mannetti played as a midfielder in South Africa for Santos.[3]

He competed for the Namibia national football team from 1994–2003, including the 1998 African Cup of Nations.[4] Before he resigned in June 2015, he competed in the COSAFA cup and lead the Namibian National team to their first international Trophy victory.[5] He was re-appointed coach in September 2015 after patching things up with the Namibia Football Association.[6]


  1. ^ http://www.swapoparty.org/namibia_today/namibia_today_sport_9.pdf
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-19. Retrieved 2013-08-14. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Namibia coach quits ahead Nigeria match". Compass. 11 June 2013. Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ Ricardo Mannetti at FIFA.com
  5. ^ "Ricardo Mannetti quits as coach of Cosafa winners Namibia". BBC Sport. 2015-06-19. Retrieved 2018-05-14.
  6. ^ "Mannetti to lead Warriors for four years | Namibia Football Association". www.nfa.org.na. Retrieved 2018-05-14.

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