Name: Antonio Jose
Surname: Cardoso Mendes
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Role: Coach
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Date of Birth: 12th March 1979
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Nationality: Portugal
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Joined Valletta: December 2020

Portuguese Antonio Jose Cardoso Mendes, known as ‘Toze’ started his coaching career with Guimaraes where he worked with the club’s youth ranks, particularly from the U-17 up to the U-23 selections.
 
During season 2013/14 he won the Under-17 Portuguese National Championship.

Recently Antonio was at the helm of  Al Wehda FC.
 
Valletta were looking to install a new first-team coach following the departure of Jesmond Zerafa and the club had made a shortlist of possible candidates for the job.
 
After a thorough evaluation, Mendes was put on the top of the list of candidates.
 
Antonio Jose Cardoso Mendes joinde Valletta FC in December 2020, he signed a deal till the end of the season, with a club option for the next season.