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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.

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

Team: Portimonense S.C.

Birthplace: Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Nationality: Portugal, Guinea-Bissau

Position: Forward, Midfielder

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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 played most of his professional career with Sporting CP after reaching the club's youth system at the age of 15, going on to appear in more than 150 official games and win four major titles. Djaló also represented Benfica in 2012, conquering the Portuguese League Cup. ...more

Team: Sporting Clube de Portugal

Birthplace: Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Nationality: Portugal, Guinea-Bissau

Position: Forward, Midfielder

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

Team: Sliema Wanderers F.C.

Birthplace: Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Nationality: Portugal, Guinea-Bissau

Position: Defender, Midfielder

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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 country. ...more

Team: Estrela Clube Primeiro de Maio

Birthplace: Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Nationality: Portugal, Guinea-Bissau

Position: Midfielder