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Manuel Silva | Angolan Basketball Coach, Age, Star Sign, Biography, Early Life, Career, Dating, Facts

QUICK FACTS

IntroAngolan basketball coach
IsSports coach, Basketball coach
FromAngola
TypeSports
GenderMale
Birth27 April 1968, Luanda, Luanda Province, Angola
Age53 years
Star signTaurus
Sports TeamsAtlético Petróleos de Luanda (basketball)

BIOGRAPHY

Manuel da Ressurreição Figueiredo da Silva, nicknamed Gi, (born 27/04/68 in Luanda), is a former Angolan basketball player and a current basketball coach. At club level, Gi has been leading a reorganization effort of basketball at Clube Ferroviário de Luanda. In 2013, he has been appointed head coach of Angola’s under-16 national basketball team. Following up to the success, he was appointed head coach of the U18 squad, two years later.

2013

In July 2013, “Gi” led Angola’s under-16 national basketball team to their first continental title, beating Egypt 75-66 in the final, thus securing a spot at the 2014 under-17 world basketball championship in Dubai.

2016

In July 2016, “Gi” led Angola’s under-18 national basketball team to their fourth African title, beating Egypt 86-82 in the final, in overtime, and qualify the team to the 2017 under-19 world basketball championship in Egypt.

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