Fábio Lopes Alcântara

Fábio Lopes Alcântara (Chinese: 法比奧; born 24 March 1977 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil), or simply Fábio Lopes, is a Brazilian-born Hong Kong professional footballer who currently plays for Hong Kong Premier League club Pegasus. He is also the assistant coach of the club.

Fábio Lopes
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Personal information
Full name Fábio Lopes Alcântara
Date of birth (1977-03-24) 24 March 1977 (age 44)
Place of birth Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Pegasus
Number 22
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1997 Bahia
?–2004 Passo Fundo
2004 Platinense
2004–2007 Happy Valley 36 (16)
2007–2008 Eastern 13 (4)
2008–2009 Persib Bandung 32 (3)
2009 Persija Jakarta 16 (6)
2009–2010 Shatin 16 (4)
2010–2011 Pontic 22 (23)
2011 Hoi Fan 8 (6)
2011–2012 Mettip 20 (20)
2012 Kuan Tai 7 (6)
2012–2020 Yuen Long 124 (37)
2020– Pegasus 10 (1)
Teams managed
2018–2020 Yuen Long (player-coach)
2020– Pegasus (player-coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 April 2021

Club careerEdit

He played as a striker for Eastern, having signed from Happy Valley in August 2007.

On 17 May 2018, Fabio announced his retirement at the annual Hong Kong Football Awards.[1] However, on 4 June 2018, Yuen Long chairman Wilson Wong stated that Fabio had reversed his decision, and would become a player-coach for the club the following season.[2]

Following Yuen Long's self-relegation, Fabio joined Pegasus as a player-coach on 14 June 2020.[3]

FamilyEdit

Fábio has two younger brothers, they are both professional footballers.

His younger brother Fabrício Alcântara, who currently plays for Shatin in Hong Kong First Division since 2015. Also Fabrício was a teammate with Fábio for Hong Kong First Division club Happy Valley during 2006–07.

Also his another younger brother, Fernando Lopes, who was playing for Hong Kong First Division clubs South China and Sham Shui Po.

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Happy Valley
Eastern
Yuen Long

Individual honoursEdit

Career statisticsEdit

Club careerEdit

As of 23 June 2008

Club Season No. League League Cup Senior Shield FA Cup AFC Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Happy Valley 2004–05 9 10 5 ? 2 ? 1 ? 0 ? 1 ? 9
2005–06 9 14 10 ? 4 ? 1 ? 0 ? 2 ? 17
2006–07 9 12 1 ? 3 ? 0 ? 0 ? 4
Total 36 16 9 2 0 3 30
Eastern 2007–08 9 13 4 4 0 2 1 ? 0 ? 5
Total
Shatin 2009–10 14 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
Career Total

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "法比奧掛靴". Apple Daily. Retrieved 18 May 2018. (in Chinese)
  2. ^ "亞運男足主帥郭嘉諾來季執教元朗". Sports Road. Retrieved 4 June 2018. (in Chinese)
  3. ^ "元朗大埔正式知會足總退出港超 本地料大量球員失業". Wenweipo. Retrieved 14 June 2020.

External linksEdit


Preceded by
Clodoaldo de Oliveira
Hong Kong First Division League Top Scorer
2005–06
with Clodoaldo de Oliveira
Succeeded by
Tales Schütz
Preceded by
Clodoaldo de Oliveira
Hong Kong League Cup Top Scorer
2005–06
with Keith Gumbs
Succeeded by
Victor Eromosele Inegbenoise