After excusing Babanco (who plays for Portugal’s Estoril), Cape Verdean national soccer coach Rui Águas is now faced with injuries sustained by Stopira (Videoton), Zé Luís (Spartak, Moscow) and Sténio (Cherno Mor) in the first training session in Jamor aimed at preparing the Blue Sharks, as the
Zé Boaventura has for the fifth time been honored with the prominent athlete award, a trophy given annually by the Picardie League to distinguish sports personalities who have won titles in athletics competitions.
Portuguese athlete of Cape Verdean origin Nelson Semedo has been called upon to represent Portugal in the Portuguese national soccer team-s next two engagements. National coach Fernando Santos wasted no time putting the athlete on the list of those drafted for the games, the result of Semedo’s
Cape Verdean paralympic athlete Márcio Fernandes conquered the gold medal this Wednesday afternoon in the javelin throw at the 11th edition of the African Games, which are currently taking place in Brazzaville, Congo.
Cape Verdean Paralympic athlete Márcio Fernandes conquered the silver medal this Monday, September 14, in discus throwing at the African Games, currently taking place in Brazzaville, Congo. His was Cape Verde’s first medal at the event.
Cape Verde will be represented by three athletes in the World Ultra-Marathon Championship. The 100-kilometer race will take place Saturday, September 12, in the city of Winschoten, Netherlands. José Daniel Cabral, Nataniel Moreira and Orlando Tavares are set to travel to the European country this week
Jordan Neves, a Luxembourg-based karateka originally hailing from Ribeira Grande, on the island of Santo Antão, continues to garner excellent results in the tournaments in which he represents Luxembourg. Last weekend, Neves grabbed third place in the Lignano Open in Italy, which brought together 1,197
Cape Verde’s national basketball selection beat Zimbabwe 76-65 this Monday, August 24, in the African basketball championship, currently under way in Tunisia. The Hammerhead Sharks, as the team is known, will now move on to the next phase after winning all three of their games in the group phase.
Cape Verdean athlete Lidiane Lopes is in China to participate in the World Championship in Athletics, which runs until August 31 in Beijing. Lopes will take part in the 100 meter race on August 22, and says she is “confident” her performance will be positive.