Cape Verde national football team

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Cape Verde
Nickname(s)Tubarões Azuis
(Blue Sharks)[1]
Crioulos (Creoles)
AssociationCape Verdean Football Federation
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationWAFU (West Africa)
Head coachRui Águas
CaptainMarco Soares
Most capsBabanco (59)
Top scorerHéldon Ramos (15)[2]
Home stadiumEstádio Nacional de Cabo Verde
FIFA codeCPV
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 74 Decrease 2 (7 February 2019)[3]
Highest27 (February 2014)
Lowest182 (April 2000)
Elo ranking
Current 104 Decrease 6 (3 March 2019)[4]
Highest69 (31 March 2015)
Lowest146 (August 1998)
First international
 Cape Verde 0–1 Angola 
(Cape Verde; 1978)
Biggest win
 Cape Verde 7–1 São Tomé and Príncipe 
(Praia, Cape Verde; 13 June 2015)
Biggest defeat
 Senegal 5–1 Cape Verde 
(Mali; 12 February 1981)
 Cape Verde 0–4 Ghana 
(Praia, Cape Verde; 8 October 2005)
 Guinea 4–0 Cape Verde 
(Conakry, Guinea; 9 September 2007)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances2 (first in 2013)
Best resultQuarter-finals, 2013

Cape Verde national football team is the national football team of Cape Verde.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Conheça as alcunhas das 16 seleções finalistas" [Meet the nicknames of the 16 finalists]. A Bola (in Portuguese). 2 February 2013. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2013.
  2. Mamrud, Roberto; Stokkermans, Karel. "Players with 100+ Caps and 30+ International Goals". RSSSF. Retrieved 17 February 2011.
  3. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  4. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.