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List of famous athletes from Angola, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Angola has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Angolan athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Angola and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Angola then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List below includes Olímpio Cipriano, Rui Paulo Silva Júnior and more athletes.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Angolan athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Angola?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Angola in order to get more information about each one.

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Francisco José Ribeiro Lopes dos Santos, known mainly as Francisco Santos is an Angolan/Portuguese multi-talent artist with many names and faces. As Francisco Lopes Santos he is likely to ...more

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C.F. Estrela da Amadora José Luís da Cruz Vidigal is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a defensive midfielder. During his extensive professional career, the no-nonsense midfield battler played ...more

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UD Alzira Luís Carlos Lourenço da Silva, known as Lourenço, is a Portuguese footballer who plays as a forward.

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FC Augsburg Nando Rafael is an Angolan-German football striker.

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Kali Ankaragücü Carlos Manuel Gonçalves Alonso, better known as Kali is an Angolan footballer, who currently plays for Clube Desportivo Primeiro de Agosto.

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Futebol Clube do Porto Pedro Emanuel dos Santos Martins Silva, known as Pedro Emanuel, is a Portuguese retired footballer who played mainly as a central defender. After his playing career ended he became a coach. In ...more

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Skoda Xanthi Francisco Zuela is an Angolan footballer who last played for Apollon Smyrni in the Greek Superleague.

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GD Estoril-Praia Hélder Marino Rodrigues Cristóvão, commonly known as Hélder, is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a central defender, and the current coach of Benfica B.

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Shahin Bushehr F.C. Carlos Narciso Chaínho is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a defensive midfielder.

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Alki Larnaca FC Edgar Patrício de Carvalho Pacheco, known as simply Edgar, is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a forward. After making his professional debuts with Benfica at the age of 18 ...more

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Gil Vicente F.C. Paulo Jorge Carreira Nunes, known as Paulo Jorge, is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

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Guilherme Afonso AC Lugano Guilherme Afonso is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for Primeiro de Agosto. He has dual Angolan-Swiss nationality.

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Clube Recreativo Desportivo do Libolo Stélvio Rosa da Cruz, known as simply Stélvio, is an Angolan professional footballer who plays for Luxembourg club F91 Dudelange as a defensive midfielder.

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José Pinto de Carvalho Santos Águas was a Portuguese footballer who played as a striker. He enjoyed a lengthy professional spell with Benfica, never scoring less than 18 goals in ...more

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Adelino José Martins Batista, commonly known as Jordão, is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a defensive midfielder.

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Paulo Sérgio Braga Madeira is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a central defender.

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Rui Manuel Trindade Jordão is a Portuguese retired footballer. One of the most prolific strikers in the history of Portuguese football, his career was mainly associated with two of the ...more

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Fernando Fernandes is a retired Angolan-Portuguese footballer.

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Fernando Baptista de Seixas Peyroteo de Vasconcelos was a Portuguese footballer who played as a striker. He played his entire career with Sporting Clube de Portugal, scoring 544 goals all games ...more

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Jacinto João, also known as J. J. was one of the greatest Portuguese football players of his time. He played as a left winger. Portugal had so many great attacking players at that time ...more

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Manucho Hull City A.F.C. Mateus Alberto Contreiras Gonçalves, commonly known as Manucho, is an Angolan professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Rayo Vallecano as a striker. Manucho moved from Petro ...more

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Marcelina Kiala is a retired Angolan women's handball player and a former member of the Angola women's national handball team. Kiala competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer ...more

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Maria Odeth Tavares is a retired Angolan female team handball goalkeeper. She is 5'7" and 165 lbs and last played for Primeiro de Agosto.

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Antonia Moreira Antónia Moreira De Fatima is an Angolan judoka. She competed in the +70 kg division at the 2004 Summer Olympics and lost in the round of 16 to Kim Ryon-Mi of North Korea. Moreira also won ...more

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Abdel Aziz Boukar Moussa is a Chadian-Angolan basketball center. He is a former member of the Angola national basketball team, and competed for Angola at the 2004 Summer Olympics, 2005 African ...more

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Amaro Angola national football team Amaro is an Angolan football player.

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Olímpio Cipriano is an Angolan professional basketball guard. A 6 ft 4 in guard, he has competed in various international competitions for the Angola national basketball team, including ...more

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José Pierre Vunguidica Angola national football team José Pierre Vunguidica is an Angolan footballer who plays in Germany for SV Wehen Wiesbaden. In November 2010, he made his debut for the first-team of Bundesliga side Köln as a ...more

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Djalma Campos Angola national football team Djalma Braume Manuel Abel Campos, simply known as Djalma, is an Angolan footballer who plays for Turkish club Konyaspor on loan from F.C. Porto as a forward. Djalma played most of his career in ...more

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Osório Carvalho Clube Recreativo da Caála Osório Smith de Freitas Carvalho is an Angolan international footballer who plays as a midfielder for Petro Luanda on loan from Caála.

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Flávio Amado Al-Ahly Flávio da Silva Amado, better known as Flávio, is a former Angolan football forward actually assistant coach for Petro Atletico in Angola. He is a member of the national team, and ...more

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Adérito Waldemar Alves Carvalho Angola national football team Dédé Alves is an Angolan football player.

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André Macanga Angola national football team André Venceslau Valentim Macanga, better known as André Macanga, is a former Angolan football midfielder and a current coach.

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Marco Airosa Grupo Desportivo Interclube Marco Ibraim de Sousa Airosa is an Angolan footballer who plays for Cypriot club AEL Limassol as a right back.

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Sebastião Gilberto Angola national football team Felisberto Sebastião da Graça Amaral, more commonly known as Gilberto, is an Angolan footballer. He was formerly playing for Egypt's Al-Ahly and then played for Belgian club Lierse ...more

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Wilson Edgar Pereira Alegre Angola national football team Wilson Edgar Pereira Alegre is an Angolan football goalkeeper who currently plays for 1º de Agosto.

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Mateus Galiano da Costa Angola national football team Mateus Galiano da Costa, simply known as Mateus, is an Angolan professional footballer who plays for C.D. Primeiro de Agosto as a forward.

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Victor Muzadi is an Angolan professional basketball player. A former member of the Angola national basketball team, Muzadi took part in the 2000 Summer Olympics, 2002 World basketball ...more

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Nair Almeida Nair Filipe Pires de Almeida, Benguela province, is an Angolan handball player who began her career in a small handball team called Escola de Andebol da Restinga, do Lobito. She competed at the ...more

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Edmar Monteiro dos Santos Victoriano aka "Baduna", is a former Angolan professional basketball player with Petro Atlético and Primeiro de Agosto. A former player of the Angolan ...more

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Lamá Atlético Petróleos Luanda Luís Mamona João, nicknamed Lamá, is an Angolan football goalkeeper, who plays for Petro Luanda in the Girabola.

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Joaquim Brandão Gomes, aka "Kikas", is an Angolan professional basketball player. He has played professionally in Germany and the Netherlands. A 2 m in height, 100 kg in weight ...more

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Lito Vidigal Angola national football team José Carlos Fernandes Vidigal, commonly known as Lito, is an Angolan retired footballer who played as a defender, and a current coach.

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Love Angola national football team Arsénio Sebastião Cabúngula or Love is an Angolan footballer. He has been Angolan top scorer twice in 2004 and 2005. He plays as a forward for Petro Luanda in his home ...more

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Hermenegildo da Costa Paulo Bartolomeu Hermenegildo da Costa Paulo Bartolomeu, simply known as Geraldo, is an Angolan international football midfielder who is currently a free agent.

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Pedro Kamata A.S. Bari Pedro Kamata is an Angola born Congolese-French footballer.

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Édson Nobre Clube Recreativo Desportivo do Libolo Édson de Jesus Nobre, known as simply Édson, is an Angolan retired footballer who played mainly as a winger. He spent most of his professional career in Portugal, mainly with ...more

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Feyenoord Rotterdam Luís Pedro is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a striker for Levski Sofia.

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Ângelo Monteiro dos Santos Victoriano is a former Angolan basketball player. He was listed at 6’5” and 246 pounds. Victoriano appeared on four Angolan Olympic basketball teams, serving as ...more