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Palmira Barbosa

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Nationality  Angolan
2000–2002  ENANA
1989–2000  Petro Atletico

1985-1988  Ferroviario de Luanda
Pro career  1985–2002
Name  Palmira Barbosa
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Born  November 25, 1961 (age 54) Luanda, Angola (1961-11-25)

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Palmira Mirita de Almeida, born November 25, 1961, is the most notable Angolan and African female handball player. She began her career at Clube Ferroviário de Luanda in the 1980s and in 1996 moved to Petro Atlético. She joined the Angolan handball squad in 1980. She made her debut at the world cup in 1990 in South Korea. After that, she played three more world cups. In February 2000, at the age of 39, she announced her retirement and her desire to pursue a coaching career. She later reconsidered and played for two more seasons with newly formed club ENANA.

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2000 TV CULINÁRIA PALMIRA BARBOSA GAZETA (CASTING)


Achievements

Throughout her brilliant career she conquered 8 Africa club championships with Petro Atlético, 4 African Championships for Angola, 3 all-Africa games titles, as well as participation in 4 world cups and 1 Olympic games (1996).

In 1998, the African Handball Confederation voted her the Best Female Handball Player of all times.

Politics

At present, she is a member of parliament for the ruling party MPLA.

References

Palmira Barbosa Wikipedia


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