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World League 2011
22nd Edition

- POR / Portugal - Player's biography
Team name  Valdir
First name Valdir
Last name Sequeira
Age (birth date) 35  (22/11/1981)
Hometown Lisboa
Languages English
Position Height Weight Spike Block
196 cm 86 kg 351 cm 344 cm
National Selections Olympic W.Champ. Other Total  
  0 0 244 244
Volleyball career
International debut Cairo, EGY 
Club debut Sport Lisboa e Benfica
Actual Club VK Prievidza 
Hobbies Music, Reading 
Favourites Books: Message in a Bottle
Food: Codfish
Movie: Lord of the Rings
Music: Pop
Other sports: Football, Basketball
  Valdir Sequeira was born in Angola in 1981. His first club was SL Benfica, in 2001, followed by AA Coimbra where he played for two seasons. He then had his first experience playing abroad with two seasons in Italy at Prisma Taranto, where he won the A2 Italian championship, and one season in Germany at the General Haching.

In 2007 he returned to Portugal playing for Vitoria SC before returning to Italy the following year. There he played for Monini Marconi Spoleto (07/08), Stamplast Martina Franca (08/09), Copra Volley Piacenza (09/10) and his current club Eurogroup Gela.

Valdir’s first match for the national team was back in 2002, and this 196-cm wingspiker has an enormous physical power, explosive and always gaining more consistence and tactical maturity. For the national team he has finished fifth at the 2005 World League, 10th at the 2005 European Championships and first int he European League Champion last year.


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