The best team is going home - Antunes
Cape Verde Islands coach Lúcio Antunes says the best team in the tournament are going home.
Wakaso double takes Ghana to semis
A second half penalty, and a runaway goal from substitute Wakaso Mubarak helped favourites Ghana beat a resilient Cape Verde Islands side 2-0 in their Africa Cup of Nations...
Pressure on Ghana against Cape Verde
Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah is expecting to find Cape Verde a vastly tougher side to beat in the African Nations Cup quarterfinal on Saturday than the one that lost 1-0 to his team...
Mourinho, Antunes plot Ghana ambush
At the end of his news conference Cape Verde's match with Ghana, coach Lucio Antunes picked up a reporter's phone placed in front of him recording his comments and loudly shouted...
We are going to win Afcon - Antunes
Cape Verde coach Lucio Antunes has predicted the debutants will lift the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) trophy.
Cape Verde speak up for Portuguese
Cape Verde's soccer team say they are doing their bit to promote the Portuguese language by refusing to give interviews in any other tongue at the African Nations Cup.
Ghana wary of tricky Cape Verde
Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah is so wary of the underdog threat of tournament debutant Cape Verde in the AfCON quarterfinals that he has suggested he would "prefer" to face title...
Antunes central to Cape Verde’s fairytale
One of the first tasks for Cape Verde coach Lucio Antunes after leading his little known team to the African Cup of Nations quarterfinals was to phone friend Jose Mourinho to say...
Cape Verde loving Afcon fairytale
Football history is full of unlikely upsets and fairytale victories, but few compare with the tale the dreamweavers of the Cape Verde Islands are spinning in their first ever...
Cape Verde coach hits high notes
Cape Verde Islands coach Lucio Antunes burst into song on Sunday after a dramatic 2-1 win over Angola put his team through to the quarterfinals of the African Nations Cup.