2019 Schedule

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2019 Schedule
0-1-1, 4th in African Nations Cup Qualifying
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346dESPN staff

Senegal take control of World Cup destiny

Senegal are well on course to qualify for the World Cup after a 2-0 victory in Cape Verde on Saturday that took them top of qualifying Group D.

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370dKweséESPN

Nigeria, Bafana drop in FIFA rankings

South Africa's pair of defeats against Cape Verde in World Cup qualifiers have cost them in the latest FIFA rankings.

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382dNick Said, KweséESPN

Same old, same old from below-par Bafana Bafana

South Africa's recent revival has seemingly been ground to a halt after a dismal 2-1 defeat by Cape Verde in Friday's World Cup qualifier.

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382dESPN staff

Cape Verde sink sloppy 10-man Bafana

Cape Verde ended their recent poor run with a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over a poor South Africa in their World Cup qualifier in Praia.

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393dNick Said, KweséESPN

Baxter backs experience in Cape Verde selections

Stuart Baxter has backed experience over youthful energy when he named his squad for the FIFA World Cup qualifier double-header against Cape Verde.

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432dNick Said, KweséESPN

The rapid rise, spectacular fall of Cape Verde

The rise of tiny Cape Verde Islands to be named as the best team in Africa was truly spectacular, but equally stupefying has been their fall.

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464dNick Said, KweséESPN

Musona nets hat-trick, Uganda win

Khowledge Musona netted a hat-trick as Zimbabwe beat Liberia, while Uganda, Ghana and Benin also claimed 2019 Afcon qualifying wins.

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675dESPN staff

CAF: Moses, Mikel score as Nigeria win

Chelsea's Victor Moses and John Obi Mikel scored for Nigeria as they continued their perfect start to World Cup qualifying with a 3-1 win vs. Algeria.

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710dPA Sport

CAF: Ivory Coast, DR Congo open with wins

Ivory Coast top Group C in their third-round World Cup qualifying campaign after coming from behind to win 3-1 at home to Mali.

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816dAssociated Press

Algeria, Cameroon, Nigeria drawn together

Three of the five African teams at the 2014 World Cup have been drawn in the same group to qualify for the 2018 edition.

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906dESPN staff

ANC: Cameroon, S. Africa play out draw

Cameroon moved top of Group M after securing a 2-2 draw against South Africa in their 2017 African Nations Cup qualifying clash on Saturday.

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952dMark Gleeson

Gleeson: The rise of Cape Verde

Mark Gleeson delves into how the Cape Verde Islands -- population 500,000 -- have emerged as one of African football's powers.

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1036dESPN staff

CAF: Nigeria and Ghana reach group stage

Nigeria advanced to the third round of African qualifying for the 2018 World Cup with a 2-0 win over Swaziland on Tuesday.

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1215dTom Marshall

Djaniny treading an unusual path at Santos

Tom Marshall visits with Djaniny, the Cape Verde striker who is trying to help Santos Laguna achieve Liga MX glory.

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1266dFirdose Moonda

Cape Verde victory to be remembered

Cape Verde's journey from a footballing nation with potential to one that shows real promise was completed on Tuesday night in their 2-0 victory over Portugal, writes Firdose Moonda.

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1267dESPN Staff

Santos: Portugal distracted during defeat

"Some things were missing. In those 10 minutes of the first half, we looked distracted... and at this level of competition you pay dearly for that."

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1267dESPN staff

Portugal 0-2 Cape Verde

Portugal felt the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo as they suffered a shock 2-0 loss to Cape Verde Islands on Tuesday.

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1331dPA Sport

Cape Verde 0-0 Zambia: Both eliminated

The point from a goalless draw at the Estadio de Ebebiyin was not enough to secure Cape Verde a place in the last eight of the African Nations Cup, while 2012 champions Zambia also bowed out.