|Full name||Manuel José Luís Bucuane|
|Date of birth||16 August 1973|
|Place of birth||Lourenço Marques, Mozambique|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Desportivo de Maputo|
|1992–1994||Desportivo de Maputo||63||(35)|
|1994–1997||Estrela da Amadora||28||(11)|
|2000||Tampa Bay Mutiny||18||(4)|
|2010–2011||Desportivo de Maputo|
|*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 29 July 2013 UTC|
Manuel José Luís Bucuane (born 16 August 1973), better known professionally as Tico-Tico, is a former Mozambican footballer who played as a striker. In his career, Tico-Tico played primarily for Desportivo de Maputo in Mozambique and Jomo Cosmos in South Africa.
In June 2000, Tico-Tico was signed by the Tampa Bay Mutiny after playing for Jomo Cosmos.
Tico-Tico is his country's 2nd most capped player and record goal scorer. He is also the PSL's leading scorer of all-time with 108 goals. As an international footballer he represented his country at the 1996 Africa Cup of Nations, 1998 African Nations Cup and 2010 Africa Cup of Nations.[ citation needed ]
In September 2012, he was honored by the Mozambican Football Federation for his long international career. He would go on to play in a charity match in his honor where his Mozambican national side kit and football boots were sold to raise money for charitable causes.
|1.||25 July 1993||Moi International Sports Centre, Nairobi, Kenya||Kenya||1–0||1–4||1994 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|2.||13 November 1994||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Guinea||2–1||2–1||1996 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|3.||25 June 1995||Estádio do Ferroviário, Beira, Mozambique||Zimbabwe||3–0||3–1||Friendly|
|4.||7 January 1996||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Algeria||1–0||1–0||Friendly|
|5.||16 January 1996||EPRU Stadium, Port Elizabeth, South Africa||Tunisia||1–0||1–1||1996 Africa Cup of Nations|
|6.||12 April 1997||Silver Stadium, Lilongwe, Malawi||Malawi||1–0||2–2||1997 COSAFA Cup|
|7.||15 June 1997||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Tanzania||1–0||3–0||1997 COSAFA Cup|
|9.||22 June 1997||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Zambia||1–0||2–2||1998 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|10.||13 July 1997||Stade Anjalay, Belle Vue Maurel, Mauritius||Mauritius||3–1||3–1||1998 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|11.||27 July 1997||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Malawi||2–1||2–1||1998 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|12.||11 January 1998||Stade Municipal, Lomé, Togo||Togo||1–1||2–1||Friendly|
|14.||20 January 1998||Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, Ghana||Ghana||1–2||1–3||Friendly|
|15.||25 January 1998||Botswana National Stadium, Gaborone, Botswana||Botswana||1–1||2–1||1998 COSAFA Cup|
|16.||11 April 1999||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Cameroon||1–4||1–6||2000 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|17.||23 April 2000||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Sudan||1–0||2–1||2002 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|19.||27 July 2003||Independence Stadium, Lusaka, Zambia||Zambia||2–1||2–4||2003 COSAFA Cup|
|20.||18 April 2004||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Madagascar||1–0||2–0||2004 COSAFA Cup|
|21.||3 June 2007||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Burkina Faso||2–1||3–1||2008 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|23.||8 September 2007||National Stadium, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania||Tanzania||1–0||1–0||2008 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|24.||21 May 2008||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Lesotho||2–2||2–3||Friendly|
|25.||22 June 2008||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Madagascar||1–0||3–0||2010 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|26.||30 July 2008||Thulamahashe Stadium, Bushbuckridge, South Africa||Madagascar||1–0||2–1||2008 COSAFA Cup|
|27.||6 September 2009||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Kenya||1–0||1–0||2010 FIFA World Cup qualification|
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