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Jamba (footballer)

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Name  Joao Pereira
Full name  Joao Pereira
1997–2007  AS Aviacao
Playing position  Defender
1996–1997  Primeiro Maio
Years  Team
Height  1.82 m
Place of birth  Benguela, Angola
Role  Footballer

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Date of birth  (1977-07-10) 10 July 1977 (age 38)

Current team  Atletico Sport Aviacao

João Pereira (born 10 July 1977 in Benguela), is a retired Angolan footballer. He last played for Atlético Sport Aviação.

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Career

Jamba is an archetype of old fashioned defending. He is mostly very reliable and consistent.

International career

The central back is a former member of the national team, and was called up to the 2006 World Cup. He has played in 29 straight international competitions for Angola, making him a leader on an otherwise young club. In April 2006, his performances were acknowledged when he was voted Angola’s best home-based player in a national radio poll.

Background

His nickname, "Jamba," means "Elephant" in Umbundu, a language spoken in southern Angola.

References

Jamba (footballer) Wikipedia


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