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Cape Verde Cape Verde
Cape Verde FA
Nickname(s) Tubarões Azuis (Blue Sharks)
Crioulos (Creoles)
Association Federação Caboverdiana de Futebol
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Lúcio Antunes
Captain Marco Soares
Top scorer Carlos Morais (10)
Ground Estádio da Várzea
FIFA code CPV
FIFA ranking 36
Highest FIFA ranking 36 (August 2013)
Lowest FIFA ranking 182 (April 2000)
Elo ranking 104
Highest Elo ranking 82 (10 September 2013)
Lowest Elo ranking 146 (August 1998)
First international Cape Verde.png Cape Verde 0–1 Angola Flag of Angola
Biggest win Cape Verde Cape Verde 5–0 Equatorial Guinea Flag of Equatorial Guinea.png
Biggest defeat Flag of Senegal.svg.png Senegal 5–1 Cape Verde Cape Verde
Africa Cup of Nations appearances 1 (First in 2013)
Best result Quarter-finals

The Cape Verde national team is governed by the Cape Verdian Football Federation (FCF). They have never competed in a FIFA World Cup. However, they made their first appearance in the Africa Cup of Nations in 2013, reaching the quarter-finals.

Squad

Current squad

The following players were called for the World Cup Qualification match against Tunisia.

Caps and goals updated as 11 September 2013 after the match against Tunisia.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Vozinha 3 June 1986 (age 27) 10 0 Flag of Angola Progresso
12 1GK Fock 25 July 1982 (age 31) 11 0 Cape Verde Batuque
2 2DF Stopira 20 May 1988 (age 25) 11 0 Flag of Hungary Videoton
3 2DF Fernando Varela 26 November 1987 (age 25) 25 3 Romania Steaua București
4 2DF Kay 5 January 1988 (1988-01-05) (age 29) 2 0 Flag of Portugal Belenenses
14 2DF Gégé 24 February 1988 (1988-02-24) (age 29) 14 0 Flag of Portugal Marítimo B
18 2DF Nivaldo Tax 10 July 1988 (1988-07-10) (age 29) 12 0 Flag of Czech Teplice
23 2DF Carlitos 23 April 1985 (1985-04-23) (age 32) 13 0 Flag of Cyprus AEL Limassol
5 3MF Babanco 27 July 1985 (1985-07-27) (age 32) 32 3 Flag of Portugal Estoril
6 3MF Marco Soares 6 June 1984 (1984-06-06) (age 33) 30 2 Flag of Cyprus Omonia
8 3MF Toni Varela 13 June 1986 (1986-06-13) (age 31) 21 1 Netherlands Sparta Rotterdam
3MF Calú 20 September 1983 (1983-09-20) (age 33) 3 0 Flag of Angola Progresso
3MF Sita 21 April 1986 (1986-04-21) (age 31) 5 0 Flag of Angola Libolo
7 4FW Platini 16 April 1986 (1986-04-16) (age 31) 8 2 Flag of Cyprus Omonia
9 4FW Brito 16 November 1987 (1987-11-16) (age 29) 2 0 Flag of Portugal Gil Vicente
10 4FW Héldon Nhuck 14 December 1988 (1988-12-14) (age 28) 23 8 Flag of Portugal Marítimo
11 4FW Júlio Tavares 19 November 1988 (1988-11-19) (age 28) 8 0 Flag of France Dijon
20 4FW Ryan Mendes 8 January 1990 (1990-01-08) (age 27) 15 4 Flag of France Lille
21 4FW Djaniny 21 March 1991 (1991-03-21) (age 26) 13 5 Flag of Portugal Olhanense
4FW Garry Rodrigues 27 November 1990 (1990-11-27) (age 26) 1 0 Flag of Bulgaria Levski Sofia

Recent call-ups

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Rilly 25 January 1992 (1992-01-25) (age 25) 0 0 Cape Verde Mindelense 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
GK Nélson Cruz 21 August 1987 (1987-08-21) (age 29) 1 0 Flag of Portugal Quarteirense premilinary v. Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia, June 9, 2012
DF Admar 27 March 1987 (1987-03-27) (age 30) 0 0 Cape Verde Sporting da Praia preliminary v. Flag of Sierra Leone.png Sierra Leone, 15 June 2013
DF Guy Ramos 16 August 1985 (1985-08-16) (age 32) 13 0 Netherlands Roda JC preliminary v. Flag of Equatorial Guinea.png Equatorial Guinea, March 24, 2013
DF Josimar 2 August 1989 (1989-08-02) (age 28) 3 0 Netherlands Dordrecht preliminary v. Flag of Equatorial Guinea.png Equatorial Guinea, March 24, 2013
DF Nilson 5 August 1987 (1987-08-05) (age 30) 2 0 Cape Verde Boavista preliminary v. Flag of Burkina Faso.png Burkina Faso, February 9, 2011
DF Nhambu 22 November 1977 (1977-11-22) (age 39) 6 0 Cape Verde Mindelense preliminary v. Flag of Liberia 001.png Liberia, June 5, 2011
MF Alex 4 December 1986 (1986-12-04) (age 30) 1 0 Flag of Angola Inter Luanda preliminary v. Flag of Sierra Leone.png Sierra Leone, 15 June 2013
MF Bada 20 March 1994 (1994-03-20) (age 23) 0 0 Cape Verde Ultramarina preliminary v. Flag of Sierra Leone.png Sierra Leone, 15 June 2013
MF Sténio 6 May 1988 (1988-05-06) (age 29) 3 0 Flag of Portugal Feirense preliminary v. Flag of Equatorial Guinea.png Equatorial Guinea, March 24, 2013
MF Ericson Tibs 25 November 1987 (1987-11-25) (age 29) 1 0 Flag of Portugal Tondela preliminary v. Flag of Equatorial Guinea.png Equatorial Guinea, March 24, 2013
MF Valdo 23 April 1981 (1981-04-23) (age 36) 2 1 Flag of Mexico Atlante preliminary v. Flag of Zimbabwe.png Zimbabwe, October 8, 2011
MF Fábio Silva 3 April 1985 (1985-04-03) (age 32) 1 0 Flag of Hungary Kazincbarcikai preliminary v. Flag of Liberia 001.png Liberia, March 26, 2011
MF Valter Borges 9 November 1988 (1988-11-09) (age 28) 6 1 Flag of Spain Alcalá preliminary v. Flag of Burkina Faso.png Burkina Faso, February 9, 2011
MF Dário Furtado 14 January 1979 (1979-01-14) (age 38) 15 2 Cape Verde Sporting da Praia preliminary v. Flag of Burkina Faso.png Burkina Faso, February 9, 2011
MF Jerson Ribeiro 9 March 1988 (1988-03-09) (age 29) 1 0 Flag of Bulgaria Etar 1924 preliminary v. Flag of Burkina Faso.png Burkina Faso, February 9, 2011
MF Joazimar Sequeira 26 January 1991 (1991-01-26) (age 26) 1 0 Flag of Portugal Oeiras preliminary v. Flag of Burkina Faso.png Burkina Faso, February 9, 2011
FW Zé Luís 24 January 1991 (1991-01-24) (age 26) 7 1 Flag of Hungary Videoton premilinary v. Flag of Madagascar.png Madagascar, June 16, 2012
FW Odair Fortes 31 March 1987 (1987-03-31) (age 30) 9 2 Flag of France Reims premilinary v. Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia, June 9, 2012
FW Lito 3 February 1975 (1975-02-03) (age 42) 41 5 Flag of Portugal Atlético CP premilinary v. Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia, June 9, 2012
FW Dady 13 August 1981 (1981-08-13) (age 36) 22 4 Flag of the People's Republic of China Shanghai Shenhua premilinary v. Flag of Madagascar.png Madagascar, February 29, 2012

Honours

External links

International football

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Confederation Competitions
AFC Asian Cup
CAF Africa Cup of Nations
CONCACAF Gold Cup
CONMEBOL Copa América
OFC Nations Cup
UEFA European Championship
Non-FIFA N.F.-Board · Viva World Cup
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† Associate member - Not a member of FIFA

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