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Famous Soccer Players from Angola

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List of the best soccer players from Angola. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Angola, along with photos when available. This list of best Angolan soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Angolan soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

Examples include Paulo Jorge Carreira Nunes and Paulo António Alves.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Angolan footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Angolan soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Angola in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Angolan soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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André Macanga Defender and Midfielder from Luanda, Angola
André Venceslau Valentim Macanga, better known as André Macanga (born 14 May 1978), is a former Angolan football midfielder and a current coach.
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António Lebo Lebo Defender from Malanje, Angola
António Lebo Lebo (born 29 May 1977, in Malanje) is a former Angolan footballer. Lebo Lebo ended his career with Recreativo do Libolo in the Angolan league, Girabola.
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António Mendonça Midfielder from Luanda, Angola
António Manuel Viana Mendonça (born 9 October 1982) is an Angolan retired footballer who played as a right winger.
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Blaise Matuidi Midfielder from Toulouse, France
Blaise Matuidi (French pronunciation: ​[blɛz matɥidi]; born 9 April 1987) is a French professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Juventus and the France national team. He ...more
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Midfielder from Luanda, Angola
Carlos Narciso Chaínho (born 10 July 1974 in Luanda, Portuguese Angola) is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a defensive midfielder.
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Dominique Kivuvu Midfielder from Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dominique Kivuvu (born 16 September 1987) is a footballer who last played for FC Oss in the Dutch Eerste Divisie. He is also international for the Angolan national team.
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Defender from Angola
Edgar Jaime Pereira Bartolomeu (born September 14, 1976) is a former Angolan Canadian professional soccer player who played the majority of his career in North America within the USL A-League.
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Forward from Luanda, Angola
Edgar Patrício de Carvalho Pacheco (born 7 August 1977), known simply as Edgar, is a retired Portuguese footballer who played as a forward. After making his professional debuts with ...more
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Édson Nobre Forward and Midfielder from Benguela, Angola
Edson de Jesus Nobre (born 2 March 1980), known simply as Edson, 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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Fernando Peyroteo Forward from Humpata, Angola
Fernando Baptista de Seixas Peyroteo de Vasconcelos (10 March 1918 – 28 November 1978) was a Portuguese footballer who played as a striker. He played his entire professional career with ...more
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Flávio Amado Forward from Luanda, Angola
Flávio da Silva Amado (born 30 December 1979), better known as Flávio, is an Angolan former football forward who is currently working as an assistant coach for Petro Atletico in
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Forward from Malanje, Angola
Frederico Castro Roque dos Santos (born 14 August 1979), known as Freddy, is an Angolan retired footballer who played as a forward. He spent most of his professional career in Portugal and
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Fabrício Mafuta Defender from Luanda, Angola
Fabrício Mafuta is an Angolan soccer player.
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Defender from Luanda, Angola
Hélder Marino Rodrigues Cristóvão (born 21 March 1971), known simply as Hélder as a player, is a Portuguese former footballer who played as a central defender, and is ...more
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Midfielder from Luanda, Angola
Jacinto João, also known as J. J. (January 25, 1944, Luanda – October 29, 2004, Setúbal) was one of the greatest Portuguese football players of his time. He played as a left ...more
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Jacinto Pereira Defender from Luanda, Angola
Jacinto Pereira (born December 10, 1974 in Luanda) is a retired Angolan football defender. He last played for ASA in the Girabola.
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Jamba Defender from Benguela, Angola
João Pereira (born 10 July 1977 in Benguela), is a retired Angolan footballer. He last played for Atlético Sport Aviação.
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João Ricardo Goalkeeper from Luanda, Angola
João Ricardo Pereira Batalha dos Santos Ferreira (born 7 January 1970 in Sá da Bandeira, Portuguese Angola), known as João Ricardo (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒuˈɐ̃w̃ ...more
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Midfielder from Luanda, Angola
José Luís da Cruz Vidigal (born 15 March 1973) is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a defensive midfielder. During his extensive professional career, the no-nonsense ...more
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José Quitongo Midfielder from Luanda, Angola
José Manuel Quitongo (born 18 November 1974) is an Angolan footballer. A winger, he spent the majority of his playing career in Scotland, where he made 61 appearances in the Scottish ...more
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Kali Defender from Luanda, Angola
Carlos Manuel Gonçalves Alonso, better known as Kali (born 11 October 1978 in Luanda) is an Angolan former footballer, who last played for Clube Desportivo Primeiro de Agosto.
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Love Forward from Luanda, Angola
Arsénio Sebastião Cabungula or Love (born March 14, 1979) is a retired Angolan footballer. He has been Angolan top scorer twice in 2004 and 2005. He played as a forward in his home ...more
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Johnson Monteiro Pinto Macaba Forward from Luanda, Angola
Johnson Monteiro Pinto Macaba (born November 23, 1978 in Luanda), or simply Johnson Macaba, is an Angolan football striker.
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Marco Abreu Defender from Lubango, Angola
Marco Paulo Coimbra de Abreu (born 8 December 1974) is an Angolan retired footballer who played as a left back.
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Marco Airosa Defender from Luanda, Angola
Marco Ibraim de Sousa Airosa (born 6 August 1984) is an Angolan footballer who plays as a right back for C.R.D. Libolo.