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GoFitba project goes to Ayrshire and visits Kilmarnock Community Trust

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PREVIEW: Falkirk Stadium ready to host Harmony Row and Spartans Youth FC in SYFA Cup semi-final

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Celtic making advances in women's football

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  • Do not fall into 'The Comparison Trap'

  • GoFitba project goes to Ayrshire and visits Kilmarnock Community Trust

  • CLUB PROFILE: Clydebank FC show that you can start from nothing and rise straight to the top

  • PREVIEW: Falkirk Stadium ready to host Harmony Row and Spartans Youth FC in SYFA Cup semi-final

  • Celtic making advances in women's football


 
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.