2019 Season

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1-1-2, 3rd in African Nations Cup Qualifying
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17dAndrew Oryada

Uganda squad named for Cape Verde qualifier

Uganda coach Sebastien Desabre has named a 30-man squad ahead of a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Cape Verde next month.

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406dESPN staff

Senegal take control of World Cup destiny

Senegal are well on course to qualify for the World Cup after a 2-0 victory in Cape Verde on Saturday that took them top of qualifying Group D.

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429dKweséESPN

Nigeria, Bafana drop in FIFA rankings

South Africa's pair of defeats against Cape Verde in World Cup qualifiers have cost them in the latest FIFA rankings.

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441dNick Said, KweséESPN

Same old, same old from below-par Bafana Bafana

South Africa's recent revival has seemingly been ground to a halt after a dismal 2-1 defeat by Cape Verde in Friday's World Cup qualifier.

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441dESPN staff

Cape Verde sink sloppy 10-man Bafana

Cape Verde ended their recent poor run with a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over a poor South Africa in their World Cup qualifier in Praia.

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453dNick Said, KweséESPN

Baxter backs experience in Cape Verde selections

Stuart Baxter has backed experience over youthful energy when he named his squad for the FIFA World Cup qualifier double-header against Cape Verde.

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492dNick Said, KweséESPN

The rapid rise, spectacular fall of Cape Verde

The rise of tiny Cape Verde Islands to be named as the best team in Africa was truly spectacular, but equally stupefying has been their fall.

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523dNick Said, KweséESPN

Musona nets hat-trick, Uganda win

Khowledge Musona netted a hat-trick as Zimbabwe beat Liberia, while Uganda, Ghana and Benin also claimed 2019 Afcon qualifying wins.

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735dESPN staff

CAF: Moses, Mikel score as Nigeria win

Chelsea's Victor Moses and John Obi Mikel scored for Nigeria as they continued their perfect start to World Cup qualifying with a 3-1 win vs. Algeria.

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769dPA Sport

CAF: Ivory Coast, DR Congo open with wins

Ivory Coast top Group C in their third-round World Cup qualifying campaign after coming from behind to win 3-1 at home to Mali.

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875dAssociated Press

Algeria, Cameroon, Nigeria drawn together

Three of the five African teams at the 2014 World Cup have been drawn in the same group to qualify for the 2018 edition.

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965dESPN staff

ANC: Cameroon, S. Africa play out draw

Cameroon moved top of Group M after securing a 2-2 draw against South Africa in their 2017 African Nations Cup qualifying clash on Saturday.

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1011dMark Gleeson

Gleeson: The rise of Cape Verde

Mark Gleeson delves into how the Cape Verde Islands -- population 500,000 -- have emerged as one of African football's powers.

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1096dESPN staff

CAF: Nigeria and Ghana reach group stage

Nigeria advanced to the third round of African qualifying for the 2018 World Cup with a 2-0 win over Swaziland on Tuesday.

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1275dTom Marshall

Djaniny treading an unusual path at Santos

Tom Marshall visits with Djaniny, the Cape Verde striker who is trying to help Santos Laguna achieve Liga MX glory.