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This name uses Portuguese naming customs: The first or maternal family name is Martinho and the second or paternal family name is Soares.

Personal information
Full name Juary Martinho Soares
Date of birth (1992-02-20) 20 February 1992 (age 27)
Place of birth Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 14
Youth career
0000–2009 Sporting Bissau
2009–2011 Sporting
2009–2010U. Leiria (loan)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011– Sporting 0 (0)
2011–2012Sertanense (loan) 23 (0)
2012U. Leiria (loan) 0 (0)
2013–2014 Sporting B 16 (0)
2014–2015 Tirsense 10 (0)
2014–2015 S.L. Benfica de Macau 12 (3)
2015–2016 S.U. 1º Dezembro 27 (0)
2016– Mafra 8 (0)
National team
2016– Guinea-Bissau 14 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 January 2014
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 January 2017

Juary Soares (born 20 February 1992) is a Bissau-Guinean footballer who plays as a defender. He is currently playing for Mafra.


Club careerEdit

On 13 January 2013, Juary made his debut with Sporting B in a 2012–13 Segunda Liga match against Oliveirense.[1]

International careerEdit

Juary Soares was born in Guinea-Bissau, but raised in Portugal. He was called up by the Guinea Bissau national football team for their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification matches against Kenya, and made his debut in a 1-0 win.[2] That qualification campaign was for the first time successful and at the Africa Cup Nations debut match for Guinea-Bissau, Juary Soares scored the equalising goal in stoppage time against host country Gabon.

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Guinea-Bissau's goal tally first.[3]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 14 January 2017 Stade d'Angondjé, Libreville, Gabon   Gabon 1–1 1–1 2017 Africa Cup of Nations


  1. ^ "Sporting B-Oliveirense" (in Portuguese). LPFP. 2013-01-13.
  2. ^ Football. "CAF - Competitions - Q CAN 2017 - Match Details". CAF – Confederation of African. Retrieved 2018-02-14.
  3. ^ "Soares, Juary". National Football Teams. Retrieved 20 January 2017.

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