24 July 2008

Angola/South Africa: Under 20 Team Travel to South Africa for Cosafa Cup

Luanda — The national under 20 males football team travel this Thursday to South Africa, to represent Angola from 26 July to 03 August in Mpumalanga, in the competition of the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (Cosafa Cup).

Led by coach Romeu Filemon, the "Palanquinhas" squad is made up by goalkeepers Titi and Rubia, the defenders Samuel, Pataca, Pedrinha, Hélder, Miguel, midfielders Lito, Vítor, Júlio, Arsénio, Kicas, Dani, Paty, Mano I, Mano II, Etson, Amarildo, strikers Careca, Lelas Osseia and Bebucho.

The midfielders of Petro de Luanda, Zaldivar Dorval Cambinda "Dai Dai", testing in one of Manchester United Club soccer school, based in Accra (Ghana), will join the Angolan team in South Africa.

Angola already conquered three trophies with the managers Mário Calado, Djalma Cavalcanti and Oliveira Gonçalves.

Palanquinhas are in group A with Madagascar, Swaziland and Mauritius and Seychelles.

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