Tico-Tico

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Tico-Tico
Personal information
Full name Manuel José Luís Bucuane
Date of birth (1973-08-16) August 16, 1973 (age 44)
Place of birth Lourenço Marques (now Maputo), Mozambique
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Desportivo de Maputo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1994 Desportivo de Maputo 63 (35)
1994–1997 Estrela da Amadora 28 (11)
1997–2000 Jomo Cosmos 91 (44)
2000 Tampa Bay Mutiny 18 (4)
2000–2004 Jomo Cosmos 104 (32)
2004–2006 Supersport United 40 (8)
2006–2008 Orlando Pirates 21 (4)
2008 Maritzburg United 8 (0)
2008–2010 Jomo Cosmos 14 (1)
2010–2011 Desportivo de Maputo
Total 387 (139)
National team
1995–2010 Mozambique 83 (27)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 July 2013 UTC.

Manuel José Luís Bucuane (born 16 August 1973 in Lourenço Marques (now Maputo)), best known as Tico-Tico, is a former Mozambican footballer. He played as a striker and last played for Desportivo de Maputo in Mozambique.

Career[edit]

In June 2000, Tico-Tico was signed by the Tampa Bay Mutiny after playing for Jomo Cosmos.[1]

Tico-Tico is his country's most capped player and record goal scorer. He is also the PSL’s leading scorer of all-time with 108 goals. As an international footballer he represented his country at the 1996 Africa Cup of Nations, 1998 African Nations Cup and 2010 Africa Cup of Nations.

In September 2012, he was honored by the Federação Moçambicana de Futebol for his long international career. He would go on to play in a charity match in his honor where his Mozambican national side kit and football boots were sold to raise money for charitable causes.[2]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Mozambique's goal tally first.[3]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 25 July 1993 Moi International Sports Centre, Nairobi, Kenya  Kenya 1–0 1–4 1994 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
2. 13 November 1994 Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique  Guinea 2–1 2–1 1996 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
3. 25 June 1995 Estádio do Ferroviário, Beira, Mozambique  Zimbabwe 3–0 3–1 Friendly
4. 7 January 1996 Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique  Algeria 1–0 1–0 Friendly
5. 16 January 1996 EPRU Stadium, Port Elizabeth, South Africa  Tunisia 1–0 1–1 1996 Africa Cup of Nations
6. 12 April 1997 Silver Stadium, Lilongwe, Malawi  Malawi 1–0 2–2 1997 COSAFA Cup
7. 15 June 1997 Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique  Tanzania 1–0 3–0 1997 COSAFA Cup
8. 2–0
9. 22 June 1997 Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique  Zambia 1–0 2–2 1998 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
10. 13 July 1997 Stade Anjalay, Belle Vue Maurel, Mauritius  Mauritius 3–1 3–1 1998 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
11. 27 July 1997 Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique  Malawi 2–1 2–1 1998 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
12. 11 January 1998 Stade Municipal, Lomé, Togo  Togo 1–1 2–1 Friendly
13. 2–1
14. 20 January 1998 Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, Ghana  Ghana 1–2 1–3 Friendly
15. 25 January 1998 Botswana National Stadium, Gaborone, Botswana  Botswana 1–1 2–1 1998 COSAFA Cup
16. 11 April 1999 Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique  Cameroon 1–4 1–6 2000 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
17. 23 April 2000 Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique  Sudan 1–0 2–1 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
18. 2–1
19. 27 July 2003 Independence Stadium, Lusaka, Zambia  Zambia 2–1 2–4 2003 COSAFA Cup
20. 18 April 2004 Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique  Madagascar 1–0 2–0 2004 COSAFA Cup
21. 3 June 2007 Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique  Burkina Faso 2–1 3–1 2008 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
22. 3–1
23. 8 September 2007 National Stadium, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania  Tanzania 1–0 1–0 2008 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
24. 21 May 2008 Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique  Lesotho 2–2 2–3 Friendly
25. 22 June 2008 Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique  Madagascar 1–0 3–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
26. 30 July 2008 Thulamahashe Stadium, Bushbuckridge, South Africa  Madagascar 1–0 2–1 2008 COSAFA Cup
27. 6 September 2009 Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique  Kenya 1–0 1–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification

References[edit]

  1. ^ Page, Rodney (June 8, 2000). "Mutiny signs South African Bucuane". St. Petersburg Times. 
  2. ^ "Tico-Tico arrecada mais de 13 mil euros para a sua academia (com fotos)" [Tico-Tico sold for more than 13 thousand euros for his academy)] (in Portuguese). A Bola. 6 September 2012. Retrieved 7 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Bucuane, Tico-Tico". National Football Teams. Retrieved 1 May 2017. 

External links[edit]