Jeda (footballer)

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Jedaias Capucho Neves (born 15 April 1979), better known as Jeda, is a Brazilian former footballer who played as a striker, and currently head coach of Italian amateur club Vimercatese Oreno.

Jeda with Rimini in 2006
Personal information
Full name Jedaias Capucho Neves
Date of birth (1979-04-15) 15 April 1979 (age 41)
Place of birth Santarém, Pará, Brazil
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Vimercatese Oreno (head coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000 União São João 12 (6)
2000–2003 Vicenza 72 (15)
2002Siena (loan) 15 (4)
2004 Palermo 17 (3)
2004–2005 Piacenza 18 (3)
2005Catania (loan) 19 (6)
2005–2006 Crotone 42 (15)
2006–2008 Rimini 58 (25)
2008Cagliari (loan) 20 (3)
2008–2010 Cagliari 62 (17)
2010–2013 Lecce 51 (9)
2011–2012Novara (loan) 24 (3)
2013–2014 Pergolettese 26 (3)
2014 Acqui 14 (3)
2014–2015 Nuorese 15 (5)
2015 Potenza 12 (3)
2015–2016 Casarano 11 (8)
2016–2017 Seregno 13 (2)
2017–2018 Vimercatese Oreno
Teams managed
2018– Vimercatese Oreno
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 October 2016

Playing careerEdit

Born in Santarém, Pará, Jeda started his career at União São João. He then signed by Vicenza. He made his Serie A debut against Reggina on 23 December 2000. He then found using a fake passport in order to register as an EU player, he was banned for the first half of 2001–02 season.[1]

He followed the club relegated in summer 2001. He made 3 appearances before moved to A.C. Siena on loan. he then played regularly for Vicenza, but transferred to Palermo in January 2004. He won the Serie B Champions in summer 2004, but transferred to Piacenza of Serie B after became surplus of Palermo Serie A campaign. In January 2005, he moved, this time on loan to league rival Catania.

In summer 2005, he joined F.C. Crotone, where he scored 15 goals. In summer 2006, he was signed by Rimini, where he scored 13 goals in 19 games in 2007–08 season.

In January 2008, he joined Serie A club Cagliari, who was then struggling to keep from relegation.[2] He eventually helped Cagliari recover and maintain their stay at Serie A.

Signing on deadline day in the summer of 2010 from Cagliari, he moved to newly promoted Serie A team Lecce. He scored two goals in the decisive match against Bari on 15 May 2011 which allowed his team to avoid relegation with a game to spare.

After a number of experiences in the minor leagues of Italian football, he retired in 2018 following a season with Eccellenza amateurs Vimercatese Oreno.[3]

Coaching careerEdit

After his retirement, he accepted an offer from Vimercatese Oreno to stay at the club on head coaching duty.[4]




  1. ^ Kennedy, Frances (28 June 2001). "Players banned over false passport scandal". The Independent. London. Retrieved 6 May 2010.
  2. ^ "Signings boost Cagliari survival bid". 9 January 2008. Retrieved 9 January 2008.
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