Forward who scored 36 international goals in his 80 appearances with Angola's national team from 1995 to 2006. He spent his club career with seven different teams, most notably Al-Wakrah and Qatar.
He made his professional debut with S.L. Benifica in 1994.
He was the Qatar Stars League top scorer in 1999 with Al-Wakrah Sport Club.
His brother Rasca also became a professional soccer player.
He was teammates with Mantorras on Angola's national team from 2001 to 2006.