Africa Cup of Nations Preview: Cape Verde's Blue Sharks ready to make a big splash

From Africa is a Country Sat Jan 19 2013, 01:04:06

By Amílcar Tavares* Almost one fifth of Cape Verde's population would fit in the stands of The Calabash, the 95,000-capacity stadium where the Blue Sharks will today play their first ever Africa Cup of Nations match. Being recognised as one of the 16 best African national teams is a milestone in the country's sports history, and [...]

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