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António Dos Santos França (Ndalu)’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

IntroFootball player- General -Politician
Is Athlete 
Football player 
Association football player 
Diplomat 
Politician 
Soldier 
From Angola 
Portugal 
Type Military 
Politics 
Sports 
Gendermale
Birth 9 April 1938, Mupa, Angola
Age:82 years
Star sign Aries
Sports Teams
Sporting CP
Associação Académica de Coimbra – O.A.F.

General António Santos França “Ndalu” is a former footballer and Angolan politician, born in the town of Mupa in Cunene on April 9, 1938. He played as a midfielder. Following his short sporting career, he completed his studies in Portugal and returned to Angola, where he became a fervent anti-colonial activist, and became General “Ndalu” number two of the regime. In 1988, dos Santos França was chief of staff for the People’s Armed Forces for the Liberation of Angola (FAPLA).

Dos Santos França later became Minister of Defence, first Angolan Ambassador to the United States 1995, and a member of the De Beers Angola Board from October 2005 to March 2010.