Witiness Chimoio João Quembo (born 26 August 1996), known as Witi, is a Mozambican professional footballer who plays for Portuguese club C.D. Nacional as a winger.

Witi
Personal information
Full name Witiness Chimoio João Quembo
Date of birth (1996-08-26) 26 August 1996 (age 23)
Place of birth Beira, Mozambique
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Nacional
Number 23
Youth career
Liga Muçulmana
2014–2015 Nacional
2015 Benfica
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015 Nacional 1 (0)
2015– Nacional 19 (1)
National team
2015– Mozambique 21 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 May 2016
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 November 2019

Club careerEdit

Born in Beira, Witi began his career with Sporting Club da Beira. In the Summer of 2014, he moved to Portugal, joining the youth ranks of C.D. Nacional.

On 11 January 2015, Witi made his senior debut with Nacional in a home win against Boavista F.C., for Primeira Liga.[1] Just three days later, he scored his first professional goal in a Taça da Liga match against Moreirense F.C.. Later that month, Witi signed a deal with S.L. Benfica until the end of the season.[2]

In June 2015, Witi returned to Nacional.[3]

International careerEdit

Witi made his debut for Mozambique in 2015, and represented the nation at the 2015 COSAFA Cup.

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Mozambique's goal tally first.[4]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 26 May 2019 King Zwelithini Stadium, Umlazi, South Africa   Namibia 1–1 1–2 2019 COSAFA Cup
2. 18 November 2019 Estádio Nacional de Cabo Verde, Praia, Cape Verde   Mozambique 2–2 2–2 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nacional 2 - 1 Boavista" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. Retrieved 11 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Benfica contrata avançado do Nacional para os juniores" [Benfica sign Nacional' winger for the youth team] (in Portuguese). MaisFutebol. Retrieved 11 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Witi deixa Benfica e regressa à Choupana" [Witi leaves Benfica and returns to Choupana] (in Portuguese). Record. 8 June 2015. Retrieved 11 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Witi". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 3 June 2019.

External linksEdit

  • Witi at ForaDeJogo
  • Witi at National-Football-Teams.com
  • Witi at Soccerway