The Blue Sharks dropped 18 notches on the FIFA ranking released today, April 11, slipping to 75th position worldwide. The accentuated fall is due to the somewhat discouraging results of Cape Verde’s past few games, especially the match against Equatorial Guinea, which dashed the team’s remaining
The election that will choose Mário Semedo’s successor at the helm of the Cape Verdean Soccer Federation (FCF) has no date set yet, but candidates have begun seeking support from clubs and sports associations. The contender who appears to be farthest ahead in Praia for the time being is Paulo Veiga,
The Cape Verdean national soccer selection practically said goodbye to its dream of making it to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil after losing 4-3 to Equatorial Guinea in Malabo. In a match that was not for the weak at heart, Cape Verde harshly criticized the Malian referees, who, in addition to marking
The Cape Verdean national soccer selection held a practice game yesterday against Benfica’s junior team in the Portuguese city of Seixal, winning 7-0 in the final activity of its training session there before going up against Equatorial Guinea in a 2014 World Cup qualifier game.
The Cape Verdean national soccer selection rose six slots in the FIFA ranking for the month of March, which was announced yesterday, March 14. The Blue Sharks went from 63rd to 57th position worldwide, with 540.
Among the voices that have criticized the idea of holding concerts in Praia’s Várzea Stadium is the president of the Cape Verdean Soccer Federation (FCF), Mário Semedo, who warns of the risk that the only field in the country certified to host international games could be put on FIFA’s blacklist
Cape Verdean athlete Platini, who plays forward for Portuguese soccer club Santa Clara, has been named as a reinforcement at Portugal’s first-division team Gil Vicente next season. The Cape Verdean is expected to play for the team for two seasons.
Cape Verdean-born athlete Nani is once again news in British dailies this week. The player has yet to reach an accord regarding the renewal of his contract with Manchester United because of divergences regarding the salary he is to be paid. The last negotiation meeting took place on Tuesday, February
Athlete Ryan Mendes, who shined as a member of the Cape Verdean national soccer team during the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in January and February, will undergo surgery this Friday, February 15, following an injury. The operation could force the forward to end the current season earlier than