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Fri, 15 Mar 2019 18:20 - Updated Fri, 15 Mar 2019 18:20

Football: Wilson Eduardo makes debut for Palancas Negras

Luanda - The integration of Wilson Eduardo (Sporting de Braga) and the absence of Gelson Dala (Rio Ave), both teams of the Portuguese Football League, are the highlights of the national team, released on Friday in Luanda.

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Detail of a training session of Palancas Negras

Photo: Henri Celso

At a press conference held at FAF headquarters, national coach Srdjan Vasiljevic (Serbian) has called up 29 athletes ahead of March 22nd match against Botswana for the final qualifying round for the Egypt CAN in June.

The Angolan Portuguese player Wilson Eduardo would have played for Angola on November 18, 2018, but ended up failing for lack of the international certificate he already obtained.

Gelson Dala has resumed fieldwork on Wednesday after three months on injury. They will also missing the match in Gaborone Mateus Galiano (Boavista de Portugal).

The captain of the national team is punished for accumulating yellow cards, while Clinton da Mata (Belgian Club Brugge) has physical problems.

The players summoned up:

Goalkeepers: Tony Cabaça (1º de Agosto, Ndulo (Desportivo da Huíla), Lando (Interclube) and JB (Kabuscorp).

Defenders: Eddie Afonso, Wilson, Mira, Tó Carneiro (Petro de Luanda), Dany Massunguna, Paizo, Isaac (1º de Agosto), Bastos (Lazio of Italy), Jonathan Buatu (Rio Ave), Clinton da Mata (Club Brugge da Belgium.

Midfielders: Erenilson (Petro de Luanda), Show, José Ganga (1º de Agosto), Stelvio Cruz (F91 Dudelange of the Netherlands)

Strikers: Nelson da Luz, Mabululu (1º de Agosto), Vá (Petro de Luanda), Geraldo (Al-Ahly of Egypt), Wilson Eduardo (Braga Sporting), Igor Vetokele (Charlton Athletic of England), Djalma Campos (Alanyaspor of Turkey), Freddy (Antalyasport of Turkey) and Chico (Bravos do Maquis)

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