Athletes Famous Athletes from Guinea-Bissau

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List of famous athletes from Guinea-Bissau, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Guinea-Bissau 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 Guinea-Bissau athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Guinea-Bissau 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 Guinea-Bissau then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list is made up of a variety of athletes, including Ivanildo Cassamá and Yannick Djaló.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Guinea-Bissau athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Guinea-Bissau?"

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

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Portimonense S.C. Ivanildo Soares Cassamá, known as simply Ivanildo, is a Guinea-Bissauan professional footballer who plays for Académica de Coimbra as a winger.

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Sporting Clube de Portugal Yannick dos Santos Djaló is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Russian club FC Mordovia Saransk, on loan from S.L. Benfica, mainly as a forward but also as a winger. He ...more

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Sliema Wanderers F.C. Zezinando Odelfuides Gomes Correia, simply known as Zezinando, is a Portuguese footballer who plays for Thai club Trat F.C. as a defensive midfielder.

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Braíma Injai Estrela Clube Primeiro de Maio Braíma Injai, known as Braíma, is a Guinea Bissauan retired footballer. Mainly a defensive midfielder, he also held Portuguese nationality due to the years spent playing in that

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Ednilson Pedro Rocha Andrade Mendes, simply known as Ednilson, is a former Guinea-Bissau international footballer who played as a defensive midfielder.

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Augusto Midana Augusto Midana is a competition wrestler from Guinea-Bissau. He represented Guinea-Bissau in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, and was the flag-bearer for his nation during the opening ...more

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Holder da Silva Holder Ocante da Silva is a Guinea-Bissauan sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres. He was born in Bissau. His personal best time is 10.36 seconds, achieved in July 2009 in Lisbon. He ...more

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Zézinho Atlético Clube de Portugal José Luís Mendes Lopes, commonly known as Zézinho, is a Guinea-Bissauan professional footballer who plays for Sporting Clube de Portugal B as a midfielder.

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Bocundji Ca Guinea-Bissau national football team Bocundji Ca is a Bissau-Guinean footballer who plays in midfield for French club Stade Reims.

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Abel Issa Camará is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for C.F. Os Belenenses as a forward.

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Amido Baldé Amido Baldé is a Guinea-Bissauan professional footballer who plays for Israeli club Hapoel Tel Aviv F.C. on loan from Celtic as a centre forward. Baldé started his career with ...more

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Inzaghi Donígio Lusitânia F.C. Inzaghi Donígio, known as Inzaghi, is a Guinea-Bissauan footballer who plays as a forward.

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Adilson Soares Cassamá CD Nacional Adilson Soares Cassamá, known as simply Adilson, is a Guinea-Bissauan footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder.

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Malá CFR Timişoara Muhamed Lamine Jabula Sanó, simply Mala, is a Bissau-Guinean football midfielder, who plays for Doxa Katokopia in the Cypriot First Division.

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Mamadi Baldé CD Feirense Mamadi Baldé is a Guinea-Bissauan footballer who plays for Sport Benfica e Castelo Branco in Portugal, as a central defender.

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Zeferino Paulo Borges Hibernians F.C. Zeferino Paulo Borges Soares, known as simply Zeferino, is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a striker.

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Adelino Lopes PFC Lokomotiv Sofia Adelino Augusto Lopes, commonly known as Lino, is a Guinea-Bissauan retired footballer who played as a right back.

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Daouda Jabi Trabzonspor Daouda Jabi is a Guinean footballer. He currently plays for Trabzonspor. A defender, he had played for RC Lens his entire career before moving to AC Ajaccio in the summer of 2005.

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Samuel Quina Samuel António da Silva Tavares Quina, simply known as Samuel, is a Portuguese retired footballer. Having played mostly for Benfica in the late 1980s and early 1990s, he operated mainly ...more

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Domingas Togna Domingas Togna is a runner from Guinea-Bissau. At the 2008 Olympics she competed in the 1500m heats finishing 33rd in the heats.

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Ibraima Baldé Ibraima Fali Baldé is a Guinea-Bissauan footballer who plays for Marítimo Graciosa in Portugal, as a striker.

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Alberto Fonseca Alberto Gomes Fonseca Júnior is a Guinean-born Portuguese retired footballer who played as defender.

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Nélson Gama Nélson António Soares da Gama, commonly known as Toni, is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a striker.

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Bacari Djaló Bacari Djaló is a Guinea-Bissauan footballer who plays for FC Titus Lamadelaine in Luxembourg, as a forward.

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Arnaldo Silva Arnaldo José da Silva simply Arnaldo, is a former Portuguese footballer who played as midfielder.