Manuel José Luís Bucuane (born 16 August 1973 in Lourenço Marques (now Maputo)), best known as Tico-Tico, is a former Mozambican footballer. He played as a striker and last played for Desportivo de Maputo in Mozambique.
|Full name||Manuel José Luís Bucuane|
|Date of birth||August 16, 1973|
|Place of birth||Lourenço Marques (now Maputo), Mozambique|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Desportivo de Maputo|
|1992–1994||Desportivo de Maputo||63||(35)|
|1994–1997||Estrela da Amadora||28||(11)|
|2000||Tampa Bay Mutiny||18||(4)|
|2010–2011||Desportivo de Maputo|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 July 2013 UTC|
Tico-Tico is his country's most capped player and record goal scorer. He is also the PSL's leading scorer of all-time with 108 goals. As an international footballer he represented his country at the 1996 Africa Cup of Nations, 1998 African Nations Cup and 2010 Africa Cup of Nations.
In September 2012, he was honored by the Mozambican Football Federation for his long international career. He would go on to play in a charity match in his honor where his Mozambican national side kit and football boots were sold to raise money for charitable causes.
- Scores and results list Mozambique's goal tally first.
|1.||25 July 1993||Moi International Sports Centre, Nairobi, Kenya||Kenya||1–0||1–4||1994 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|2.||13 November 1994||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Guinea||2–1||2–1||1996 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|3.||25 June 1995||Estádio do Ferroviário, Beira, Mozambique||Zimbabwe||3–0||3–1||Friendly|
|4.||7 January 1996||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Algeria||1–0||1–0||Friendly|
|5.||16 January 1996||EPRU Stadium, Port Elizabeth, South Africa||Tunisia||1–0||1–1||1996 Africa Cup of Nations|
|6.||12 April 1997||Silver Stadium, Lilongwe, Malawi||Malawi||1–0||2–2||1997 COSAFA Cup|
|7.||15 June 1997||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Tanzania||1–0||3–0||1997 COSAFA Cup|
|9.||22 June 1997||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Zambia||1–0||2–2||1998 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|10.||13 July 1997||Stade Anjalay, Belle Vue Maurel, Mauritius||Mauritius||3–1||3–1||1998 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|11.||27 July 1997||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Malawi||2–1||2–1||1998 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|12.||11 January 1998||Stade Municipal, Lomé, Togo||Togo||1–1||2–1||Friendly|
|14.||20 January 1998||Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, Ghana||Ghana||1–2||1–3||Friendly|
|15.||25 January 1998||Botswana National Stadium, Gaborone, Botswana||Botswana||1–1||2–1||1998 COSAFA Cup|
|16.||11 April 1999||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Cameroon||1–4||1–6||2000 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|17.||23 April 2000||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Sudan||1–0||2–1||2002 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|19.||27 July 2003||Independence Stadium, Lusaka, Zambia||Zambia||2–1||2–4||2003 COSAFA Cup|
|20.||18 April 2004||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Madagascar||1–0||2–0||2004 COSAFA Cup|
|21.||3 June 2007||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Burkina Faso||2–1||3–1||2008 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|23.||8 September 2007||National Stadium, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania||Tanzania||1–0||1–0||2008 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|24.||21 May 2008||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Lesotho||2–2||2–3||Friendly|
|25.||22 June 2008||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Madagascar||1–0||3–0||2010 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|26.||30 July 2008||Thulamahashe Stadium, Bushbuckridge, South Africa||Madagascar||1–0||2–1||2008 COSAFA Cup|
|27.||6 September 2009||Estádio da Machava, Maputo, Mozambique||Kenya||1–0||1–0||2010 FIFA World Cup qualification|
- Page, Rodney (June 8, 2000). "Mutiny signs South African Bucuane". St. Petersburg Times.
- "Tico-Tico arrecada mais de 13 mil euros para a sua academia (com fotos)" [Tico-Tico sold for more than 13 thousand euros for his academy)] (in Portuguese). A Bola. 6 September 2012. Retrieved 7 October 2012.
- "Bucuane, Tico-Tico". National Football Teams. Retrieved 1 May 2017.