Cape Verde

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Jan 31st, 2013
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(Reuters) – Ivory Coast have emerged as clear favourites as the African Nations Cup enters its knockout stages but if past finals are anything to go by, the tournament remains ripe for more surprises. Following 12 days of intense action across South Africa, half of the 16-team field – inc...
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Jan 28th, 2013
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(By Getahune Bekele, Rustenburg-South Africa) That is an endearing message and a solemn promise made by colorful black lion’s fans ahead of their team’s final group C match against the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday 29 Jan 2013. Despite off-field wrangles, the unpatriotic Sahilu Gebrewold’s nause...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Hosts South Africa and debutants Cape Verde Islands reached the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals after a dramatic finale to Group A on Sunday. South Africa came from behind twice to draw 2-2 with Morocco in Durban and Cape Verde scored twice in the final 10 minutes to defeat Angola 2-1 in the fir...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Debutants Cape Verde qualified for the last eight of the Africa Cup of Nations after coming from behind to beat 2-1 in Port Elizabeth. The Angolans took the lead on 33 minutes through an own goal from Cape Verde defender Neves. The Blue Sharks equalised with nine minutes left, after defender Fernando...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Hosts South Africa finished top of Group A after their dramatic 2-2 draw with Morocco in Durban knocked the North Africans out of the tournament. Knowing a win would take them through, Morocco twice led – only to exit the finals, as Cape Verde beat Angola 2-1. After Issam El Adoua headed home 1...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Cape Verde go into their final group game unbeaten, having defied pre-tournament predictions with two draws. The debutants impressed against South Africa and Morocco and will again look to Ryan Mendes and Platini for inspiration. Angola need a win, as they sit bottom of Group A after a 2-0 defeat to ...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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South Africa enter into their final Group A clash against Morocco brimming with their confidence after their inspired performance against Angola, which has left them top of Group A with four points. The hosts will have to deal with a few injury concerns before the match, as striker Lehlohonolo Majoro...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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South Africa are just one point shy of booking their spot in the quarterfinal round of the 2013 African Cup of Nations, when they host a Moroccan side who have it all to play for at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Sunday afternoon, kick-off at 7pm CAT (SA, GMT+2). Gordon Igesund’s side managed to warm [...
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Jan 25th, 2013
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Johannesburg – Tickets for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) match between Bafana Bafana and Morocco on Sunday are sold out, the SA Football Association (Safa) said on Friday. Safa president Kirsten Nematandani, speaking in Johannesburg, urged those with tickets to the match to turn out in their numb...
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Jan 24th, 2013
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Cape Town – Bafana Bafana have begun to restore the fans’ faith after the team broke their scoring jinx in sensational style against Angola in their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) clash in Durban on Wednesday. Bafana climbed to the top of the Group A standings as they eased past Angola in ...