2013 Africa Cup qualifiers: Cape Verde safely through

By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jun 16th, 2012

Cape Verde Islands completed a comfortable 3-1 victory over Madagascar on Saturday to advance to the final round of qualifying for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.

The result gave the Cape Verdiens a 7-1 aggregate victory, after they had demolished their hosts 4-0 in the away leg in February.

Their healthy lead in the tie meant the pressure was off going into this fixture, but they still managed to exert their dominance and took a 3-0 lead, before the Malagasy pulled one back late on.

Cape Verde have never before qualified for the Nations Cup finals, but did come close to sealing their place at the 2012 event, before falling away late in qualifying.

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