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Stranraer FC leave Club Academy Scotland

  Stranraer FC have officially announced that they will no longer be a part of the Club Academy Scotland setup.   The Sc...

CLUB PROFILE: Buckie Thistle FC Youth Development on a mission

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CLUB PROFILE: Thistle Youth FC going places

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Blantyre Soccer Academy launch girls football pathway

  Blantyre Soccer Academy, who have run a very successful boys academy for some time now, have recently been trying to form a pathway...

CLUB PROFILE: City Youth FC off to a great start

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  • Stranraer FC leave Club Academy Scotland

  • CLUB PROFILE: Buckie Thistle FC Youth Development on a mission

  • CLUB PROFILE: Thistle Youth FC going places

  • Blantyre Soccer Academy launch girls football pathway

  • CLUB PROFILE: City Youth FC off to a great start


 
Bio:

Born in Luanda in Portuguese West Africa (now Angola), Quitongo began his career in Portugal with Benfica, playing 20 games before moving to Darlington. He made just one appearance for Darlington before moving to Hamilton Academical in November 1995.
 
In October 1997 Quitongo moved to Hearts, playing 30 league games (mostly as substitute) before returning to Hamilton in January 2000. He moved to St. Mirren in July 2000, making 57 league appearances before signing for Kilmarnock in August 2002. He made just nine appearances before leaving the club. After spells playing for Dibba Al-Hisn in the United Arab Emirates and Cracovia in Poland, he signed to Hamilton for a third time in October 2003, where he remained until the summer of 2004. 
He signed for League of Ireland club Waterford United for the remainder of the 2004 season.
 
Between 2005 and the present day Quitongo has featured for Alloa Athletic, Partick Thistle, Dumbarton, Livingston and Stenhousemuir in a career that took him throughout Scotland. Now he answers five questions on his youth career for YFS...
 


1. Which clubs did you play for in your youth career?
Benfica.
 
2. Who were the best players you played with during your youth career?
Rui Costa and Nuno Gomes.
 
3. Who were your role models as a young player?
Pele.
 
4. Who was your favourite coach at youth level?
José_Henrique, Benfica (see bio).
 
5. If you had one piece of advice to today’s generation of youth football players, what would it be?
Work hard, listen, have a positive attitude, enjoy your football, because football is a beautiful sport.