Cafu (footballer, born 1996)

Octacilio Brito Alves, also known as Cafu (born 22 January 1996), is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Portuguesa-RJ.

Cafu
Personal information
Full name Octacilio Brito Alves
Date of birth (1996-01-22) 22 January 1996 (age 25)
Place of birth Niterói, Brazil
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Portuguesa-RJ
Youth career
2010–2016 Flamengo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Flamengo 6 (0)
2016Mumbai City (loan) 13 (1)
2017Ceará (loan) 16 (1)
2018 Botafogo-SP 12 (0)
2018–2019 Estoril 0 (0)
2019São Bento (loan) 20 (1)
2020– Portuguesa-RJ 17 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:15, 1 January 2021 (UTC)

CareerEdit

Born in Niterói, Cafu joined the youth side of Flamengo in 2010. On 5 September 2016 it was announced that he had signed on loan with Mumbai City of the Indian Super League.[1] He made his professional debut for the club on 3 October 2016 against Pune City. He came on as a 73rd minute substitute for Matías Defederico as Mumbai City won 1–0.[2]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 29 August 2018[3]
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Mumbai City (loan) 2016 ISL 13 1 0 0 13 1
Flamengo 2017 Série A 0 0 0 0 5[a] 0 5 0
Ceará (loan) 2017 Série B 16 1 16 1
Botafogo-SP (loan) 2018 Série C 3 0 0 0 9 0 12 0
Estoril (loan) 2018–19 LigaPro 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 32 2 0 0 0 0 14 0 46 2
  1. ^ Three appearances in the Rio de Janeiro State League and two appearances in the Brazilian Primeira Liga.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mumbai City FC set to sign Flamengo youngster 'Cafu'". Goal.com. 5 September 2016. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Pune City 0-1 Mumbai City". Soccerway.
  3. ^ Cafu at Soccerway

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