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Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:57 - Updated Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:59

President congratulates U-17 team on qualification for World Cup

Luanda - Angolan head of State João Lourenço Sunday in Luanda congratulated the National U-17 football team on qualification for FIFA World Cup set for this year in Brazil.

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President João Lourenço congratulates u-17 and Jiu Jitsu champion

Photo: Francisco Miudo

In his message on instagram, the president João Lourenço also congratulated the seven-year old Angolan Kiriana Neto, who was named the Jiu-Jitsu Worls Champion in children’s category on her debut at the Abu Dhabi event in the United Arab Emirates.

I congratulate the brave boys for this victory, wishing them success in the coming competitions”, he wrote.

The Angolan U-17 football team qualified for the 2019 U-17 Football World Cup after beating Tanzania 4-2 last Saturday in the last match of group stage being held in Tanzania.

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