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Personal information
Full name Stélio Marcelino Ernesto
Date of birth (1988-10-15) October 15, 1988 (age 30)
Place of birth Maputo, Mozambique
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Right winger
Club information
Current team
Liga Muçulmana
Number 26
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 Liga Muçulmana ? (?)
2009–2010 Ferroviário Pemba ? (?)
2011– Liga Muçulmana ? (?)
2012–2013Naval 1º de Maio (loan) 8 (1)
2013–2014Ajax Cape Town (loan) 17 (1)
National team
2011– Mozambique 34 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 October 2014
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 September 2019

Stélio Marcelino Ernesto, better known as Telinho (born 15 October 1988) is a Mozambican football winger who currently plays for Moçambola club Liga Muçulmana and the Mozambique national team.

He previously played for Liga Muçulmana, Ferroviário Pemba, Naval 1º de Maio in Portugal and Ajax Cape Town in South Africa.[1][2]

Telinho won the Moçambola national title in 2011 and the Taça de Moçambique in 2012 while playing for Liga Muçulmana in Mozambique, making two appearances in the CAF Champions League while scoring once during his tenure with the club as well.[3]

In 2014, Telinho returned to his former club Liga Muçulmana, following an unsuccessful trial with Portuguese Primeira Liga club C.D. Nacional.[4]

International career[edit]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Mozambique's goal tally first.[5]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 4 September 2019 Anjalay Stadium, Belle Vue Harel, Mauritius  Mauritius 1–0 1–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification



Liga Muçulmana


  1. ^ "Eusébio e Telinho reforçam Naval 1º de Maio
  2. ^ "Telinho off to Portugal
  3. ^ "Moçambola: Liga Muçulmana sem travões e isolada no topo!
  4. ^ "Moçambola 2014: Muçulmanos regressam as vitórias com "hat-trick" de Zico
  5. ^ "Telinho". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 5 September 2019.

External links[edit]

  • Telinho at