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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:39 - Updated Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:39

Coach João Machado pledges to take Cuando Cubango team to Girabola

Luanda - The Angolan coach João Machado promised to take FC 4 de Abril of Cuando Cubango to the national first division football championship (Girabola2015), due to the engagement and support from the provincial government.

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Técnico João Machado

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“After achieving the third position at the second division champion during our debut in the referred competition, since our club was founded two years ago, this position makes us believe that with work, engagement and responsibility we can get what we want at short term.  I think it is the priority of both 4 de Abril and the local government”, said the coach on Tuesday’s edition of sports newspaper of Jornal dos Desportos.

The coach added that to achieve the outlined challenges is necessary to create conditions for the team to be successful.

He said that at the moment the team has the two football fields in Menongue, one of natural turf and the other of synthetic one.

Speaking about the reinforcement, the coach announced the signing of the following players José Domingos (goal keeper), Destino, Tchebe, Jesse, Arsénio and René, all coming from Benfica de Luanda, Chiklaya (ex-1º de Maio de Benguela), Da Silva (ex-ASA), Ery and Nelo (ex-Petro de Luanda), Borra (ex-Progresso), Cambayo (ex-FC Bravos do Maquis), Eusébio (ex-Evale do Cunene), Muquissa (ex-Desportivo da Huíla) and Zinho (ex-Kabuscorp do Palanca).

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