|Is|| Athlete |
Association football player
Association football manager
|Birth||16 August 1961, Porto, Portugal|
José “Zeca” Marques (born 16 August 1961) is a Portuguese South African former football (soccer) player who currently manages Premier Soccer League club Moroka Swallows.
Born in Porto, Portugal, Marques and his family moved to Johannesburg during his childhood. In South Africa he has been nicknamed “Mr Lollipop” due to him sucking on a lollipop during games.
He played for Troyeville FC in the defunct NSL and also in the NPSL.
Throughout his coaching career Marques has mainly worked as an assistant coach at Bidvest Wits and Moroka Swallows.
He was promoted to the head coaching role of Swallows in July 2012 following Gordon Igesund’s appointment as Bafana Bafana coach, where he remained until 2014–15 season.
- MTN 8 Cup winner: 2012/13