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Cabo Verde falls two places in FIFA ranking and now ranks 78th

Praia, Sep 20 (Inforpress) –  The national team Cabo Verde has dropped two places in the FIFA rankings, taking 78th place with 1.315 points, according to today’s update from the governing body of world football. At the African continent level, Cabo Verde remains in 15th place, ranking led by Senegal, the African vice-champion team, which …

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FCF congratulates Ryan Mendes and Ricardo Gomes on winning the Saudi Arabian Super Cup

Praia,  Sep 17 (Inforpress) – The Cabo Verdean Football Federation (FCF) congratulated on Monday athletes Ryan Mendes and Ricardo Gomes for winning the United Arab Emirates Super Cup last Saturday in service to Sharjah. The two Cabo Verdean internationals won the United Arab Emirates Super Cup with Al Sharjah after beating Shabab Al Ahly on …

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Beach Soccer / Women’s: Brazil sponsors Cabo Verde debut at Qatar World Cup

Praia,  Sep 17 (Inforpress) – The beach soccer team debuts at the Qatar World Cup to play against Brazil on October 11, in a match against Group A, which also includes Spain and Mexico. Two days later, October 13, the Cabo Verdean girls are back on the beach to play with Spain and finish their …

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Santana residents pleased with the inauguration of their first sports field

Praia, Sep 16 (Inforpress) – The village of Santana (Ribeira Grande de Santiago) have received its first sports field for the joy of its population, made up mostly of young people and also of the Mayor who fulfilled an “old promise”. “Speaking to the press this Sunday, Manuel de Pina acknowledged that it was not …

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Santo Antão: EFJT was the winner of the inter-school football initiation championship in both contested classes

Ribeira Grande, Sep 16 (Inforpress) – The Tarrafal Youth Football School (EFJT) was crowned the winner of the U-11 and U-13 inter-school football initiation championships on Sunday. At the U-11 level, the EFJT, which won the championship by adding 9 points, also collected all the individual awards, namely best scorer (Joelson “Piri” Andrade), best player …

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Football: Cabo Verdean international referee Fabrício Duarte appointed to lead the CAF Cup match

Praia, Sep 12 (Inforpress) – The African Football Confederation (CAF) has appointed international referee Fabrício Duarte to lead this Sunday, 15, the match between Paradou AC (Algeria) and Sportif Sfaxien (Tunisia), referring to the CAF Cup second round hand. Fabrício Duarte, the central referee, from South Santiago sports region, will be assisted by José Pina …

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Football: Cabo Verdean international Marco Soares will represent Arouca of the Portuguese third division

Praia,  Sep 11 (Inforpress) – Cabo Verdean international midfielder Marco Soares has left Feirense (II Liga) and will represent Arouca, the third division of Portuguese football. “Perseverance and willpower have magical effects in overcoming life’s difficulties. Accepting the challenge is the first step to winning,” so wrote the player on his Facebook page. Marcos Soares …

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Football / Santiago: Sérgio Rocha leaves Relampago technical command and will command Benfica da Praia

Praia, Sep 11 (Inforpress) – The coach Sérgio Rocha, from São Vicente and who last season managed to maintain the Relampago club in its debut year in the first division of South Santiago, will head Benfica da Praia next season. The information was forwarded to FN-CV by the coach himself, who returns to Achadinha Pires, …

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Luís Filipe Vieira challenges Travadores management to devise “strategies in its space” to restore the club’s prestige

Praia, Sep 9 (Inforpress) – The president of Sport Lisboa e Benfica challenged the Travadores president to inspire his path ahead of the Luz club, to restore the prestige to the Travadores “in a certain strategy in its space”, in Cabo Verde. Luís Filipe Vieira made these considerations during his visit on Sunday afternoon to …

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Lack of materials represents “major constraint” for the practice of rhythmic gymnastics in Cabo Verde – Responsible

Praia, Sep 6 (Inforpress) – The president of the Cabo Verdean Gymnastics Federation, Elizandra Varela, said Thursday, in Praia, that the lack of materials represents the “biggest constraint” for the practice of the sport in Cabo Verde. The official spoke to journalists after officially receiving a set of carpets offered by Portugal, through the country’s …

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