Primero De Aogusto Defensive midfielder Manuel Luís Cafumana, 20, will leave the Girabola Zap (Angolan Football League) and head to the French League. Reports from Angola states that the 2019 AFCON player with the Angola national team is sure to move to France though contract values have not yet been revealed.
The French club have reported had interest in the player since last season and this year with few days to the start of preseason Lille want to bring the lad over as they start preparing for the next season.
In an interview with Radio Cinco, the Angolan international confirmed his departure “This is a dream that I have had since childhood and thanks to God today I am fulfilling this dream of going to play in Europe, I am happy and very satisfied, Lille in this time is the best option, I am taking a very important step for my career and I will work hard to win my place when I get there, I know it will be very complicated in the beginning, but I will work to make things easier because the goal is to reach there and play “.
The Angolan ace also assumes that he also realized his dream here in Angola “Primero club is the club in my heart, so it was a dream come true to play for the club, the club will always be my home and I will carry this club forever in my heart and may fans continue to cheer for this great club”
Despite the demands of of club football at start,
Manuel confirmed the door is still open for the National team as he looks to the adds 12 internationals appearances he has made for Angola.
“Whenever there is called, I will make my contribution and help to put the flag of Angola high“.
The young lad came through the youth system of Primiero and ascended the first team in 2017,cementing a place in the midfield.
In the colors red and black,he won three National Championships and one Angolan Cup and reached the semi-finals of the African Champions League in 2018.
He was a part of the Angola team that exited the 2019 AFCON in the Group stage.