|Alberto, Carvalho, Angola, coach, FIBA World Championship |
Alberto DE CARVALHO
Date of Birth: 18/08/1956
Place of birth: Luanda
Club Team 2005-06: PETRO ATLETICO LUANDA (ANGOLA)
Career: Vitória de Setúbal, Imortal da Albufeira, Seixal FC Desportivo do Quimigal Lusitana dos Açores (Portugal-LCB, 2001-05)
International career: Head coach - Angola National Team (2006)
Alberto de Carvalho returned to Angola this season, as coach of Petro Atletico, after a 20-year coaching expatriation in Portugal. The coach, known as "Ginguba", is taking on a great challenge with the Angolan National Team job.
He is replacing Mario Palma, who led the nation to four straight African championship as well as two Olympic appearances and one FIBA World Championship berth. Carvalho's first decision was to inject new blood into the team.
Carvalho was U18 FIBA Africa Champion with Angola under Mario Palma.