Cape Verde Islands

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06/11 Burkina Faso 4 - 0 Cape Verde Islands
02/10 Cape Verde Islands 0 - 2 Senegal
05/09 South Africa 1 - 2 Cape Verde Islands

Nickname: The Blue Sharks

Head coach: Rui Aguas

Fifa ranking: 40 (January 2015)

CAF ranking: 7 (January 2015)

First international: Guinea-Bissau 3-0 Cape Verde (7/1/79)

Biggest win: Cape Verde 5-0 Equatorial Guinea (12/3/09)

Biggest loss: Senegal 5-1 Cape Verde (12/2/81); Cape Verde 0-4 Ghana (8/10/05); Guinea 4-0 Cape Verde (9/9/07)

Previous Afcon appearances: 1

Cape Verde Islands

Goalkeepers

Kevin Sousa
Squad Number: 12
Ivan Rosario
Squad Number: 16
Josimar Dias
Squad Number: 1

Defenders

Carlos Kay Graça
Squad Number: 4
Jeffrey Fortes
Squad Number: 22
Nivaldo
Squad Number: 18
Admilson Gege Barros
Squad Number: 14
Fernando Varela
Squad Number: 3
Carlos Carlitos Tavares
Squad Number: 23
Ianique Stopira Tavares
Squad Number: 2

Midfielders

Tony Varela
Squad Number: 8
Odair Fortes
Squad Number: 7
Elvis Manuel Babanco Macedo
Squad Number: 5
Sergio Semedo
Squad Number: 6
Nuno Rocha
Squad Number: 15
Carlos Calu Lima
Squad Number: 17
Luis Carlos Platini Soares
Squad Number: 13

Strikers

Heldon Ramos
Squad Number: 10
Jorge Djaniny Semedo
Squad Number: 21
Garry Rodrigues
Squad Number: 11
Jailton Kuca Miranda
Squad Number: 9
Ryan Mendes
Squad Number: 20
Julio Tavares
Squad Number: 19