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The goal that inspired a generation: 10 years on

  “It was late in the second half and I had been playing up front on my own. It was tiring and chances were few and far...

From Saughton Park to Scotland international

  Scotland’s Under 21s take on the Netherlands tonight in the first match of their UEFA European Championship qualifyin...

SFA Youth Cup 2017/18 - Round One Results

  (Photo credit: Whitehill Welfare FC)   The results are in from the majority of the Scottish FA Youth Cup's first r...

SWF Youth Cup 2017 - Quarter Final Results

  The girls Scottish Cup quarter finals took place over the weekend of 2nd & 3rd September. All twelve ties were settled, with no...

Feature: The car journey home

  Highly successful college athletes in the USA were questioned as to what was their worst memory of sport growing up.  ...

  • The goal that inspired a generation: 10 years on

  • From Saughton Park to Scotland international

  • SFA Youth Cup 2017/18 - Round One Results

  • SWF Youth Cup 2017 - Quarter Final Results

  • Feature: The car journey home


 
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.