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Overseas players fulfill National Team's call


Tue, 03 Nov 2020 14:00 - Updated Tue, 03 Nov 2020 14:00

National squad

Photo: António Escrivão



Luanda - Twenty six football payers, most of whom playing overseas, were called by the national coach Pedro Gonçalves, for the double commitment with the DRC, to qualify for the next African Nations Championship, scheduled to be played in 2021, in Cameroon.


Listed players

Goalkeepers: Kadu (Sporting de Espinho de Portugal), Antoine Dominique (Petro de Luanda), Hugo Marques (Farense from Portugal)

Defenders: Anderson Lucoqui (Arminia Bielefeld from Germany), Bastos (AL Ain / Saudi Arabia), Diogenes (Petro de Luanda), Inácio Santos (U Cluj from Romania), Jonas Ramalho (Girona from Spain), Jonathan Buatu (Sint-Truiden from Belgium), José Matuwila (Petro de Luanda), Núrio Fortuna (Gent from Belgium), Paizo (1º de Agosto).

Midfielders: Fredy (Antalyaspor dav Turkey), Edgar André (FC Sion of Switzerland), Felício João “Milson” (Marítimo), Herenilson (1º de Agosto), Show (Boavista de Portugal), Valdomiro Estrela (without club).

Forwards: Fábio Abreu (Moreirense from Portugal), Geraldo (Al Ahly from Egypt), Gelson Dala (Rio Ave from Portugal), Ary Papel (Ismaily / Egypt), Mateus Galiano (Penafiel from Portugal), Go (Paphos from Cyprus), Zini (1º Agosto) and Mabululo (1º de Agosto).

In the race for this African competition, Angola play on the 14th of November with the DRC, for the third round of group D, on the opponent's ground. On the 17th of the same month, Angola face the same opponent, at the 11 de Novembro stadium, for the fourth round.

The national team, after two defeats against The Gambia (1-3) and Gabon (0-2), are on the group's last position, with 0 points.

The Gambians and Gabonese share the lead of the group with 4 points each, as the Congolese are on the third position with 3 points.