Tomás Inguana

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Personal information
Full nameTomás Manuel Inguana
Date of birth (1973-01-13) 13 January 1973 (age 46)
Place of birth Maputo, Mozambique
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
1995–1998 Desportivo de Maputo 55 (2)
1998–1999 Ferroviário 32 (6)
1999–2001 Orlando Pirates 59 (3)
2001–2002 AmaZulu 13 (0)
2002–2004 Orlando Pirates 4 (0)
2004 Nam Dinh - (-)
2004–2006 Wits University - (-)
National team
1995–2004 Mozambique 33 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of -
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of -

Tomás Manuel Inguana (born 13 January 1973 in Maputo) is a retired Mozambican football defender.

Maputo City and Province in Mozambique

Maputo, officially named Lourenço Marques until 1976, is the capital and most populous city of Mozambique. Located near the southern end of the country, it is positioned within 120 km of the Eswatini and South Africa borders. The city has a population of 1,101,170 distributed over a land area of 347 km2. The Maputo metropolitan area includes the neighbouring city of Matola, and has a total population of 2,717,437. Maputo is a port city, with an economy centered on commerce. It is also noted for its vibrant cultural scene and distinctive, eclectic architecture.

Mozambique country in Africa

Mozambique, officially the Republic of Mozambique, is a country located in Southeast Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west, and Eswatini (Swaziland) and South Africa to the southwest. The sovereign state is separated from the Comoros, Mayotte and Madagascar by the Mozambique Channel to the east. The capital and largest city of Mozambique is Maputo.



During his career he played for Desportivo de Maputo, Ferroviário, Orlando Pirates, AmaZulu, Nam Dinh and Wits University.

Clube Ferroviário de Maputo association football club

Clube Ferroviário de Maputo, or simply Ferroviário, is a Mozambique multi sports club from Maputo especially known for its football operations but also for its basketball and roller hockey team.

AmaZulu F.C. association football club

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Wits University Football Club, also known as Wits FC, is the football club representing the University of the Witwatersrand based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Inguana was capped for the Mozambique between 1995 and 2004 earning 33 caps and scoring two goals, he also represented his national at two Africa Cup of Nations tournaments in 1996 and 1998.

Mozambique national football team national association football team

The Mozambique national football team represents Mozambique in association football and is controlled by the Mozambican Football Federation, the governing body for football in Mozambique. Mozambique have never qualified for a FIFA World Cup, but they have qualified for four Africa Cup of Nations in 1986, 1996, 1998 and most recently the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations in Angola, being eliminated in the first round in all four. Mozambique are currently ranked 97th in the FIFA World Rankings, with their highest ever ranking of 66th in November 1996.

Africa Cup of Nations main international association football competition in Africa

The CAF Africa Cup of Nations, officially CAN, also referred to as AFCON, or Total Africa Cup of Nations after its headline sponsor, is the main international men’s association football competition in Africa. It is sanctioned by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and was first held in 1957. Since 1968, it has been held every two years. The title holders at the time of a FIFA Confederations Cup qualify for that competition.

After retiring from playing, Inguane went into football administration. He is now a director of Grupo Desportivo de Maputo. [1]

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  1. "Matine afastado do Desportivo" [Matine has left Desportivo] (in Portuguese). Saudações Desportivas. 22 May 2012. Archived from the original on 2 August 2012.
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