Cape Verde http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27571/all en UPDATE 1-Soccer-Late goal deprives Cape Verde of stunning Cup win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-soccer-late-goal-deprives-cape-verde-stunning-cup-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Cape Verde denied upset win</p> <p>* Substitute El Arabi scores Moroccan equaliser (Adds detail, quotes, byline)</p> <p>By Mark Gleeson</p> <p>DURBAN, South Africa, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Substitute Youssef El Arabi spared Morocco's blushes with a late equaliser to deny the Cape Verde Islands one of the biggest upsets of the African Nations Cup when the two sides drew 1-1 on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-soccer-late-goal-deprives-cape-verde-stunning-cup-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Atlantic Ocean Cape Verde Political geography Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:30:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738537 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Portuguese fans entranced by Cape Verde v Angola duel http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/soccer-portuguese-fans-entranced-cape-verde-v-angola-duel <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Daniel Alvarenga</p> <p>LISBON, Jan 27 (Reuters) - As Cape Verde Islands tussled with Angola in a nerve-shredding contest that ended with a last-gasp winner in South Africa, soccer fans in Portugal were left biting their nails as they followed the twists and turns of the first African Nations Cup clash between the two former colonies.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/soccer-portuguese-fans-entranced-cape-verde-v-angola-duel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cape Verde Culture Gallo-Iberian languages Portuguese language Thomson Reuters Sun, 27 Jan 2013 23:45:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740286 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 1-Soccer-Joy for S.Africa, Cape Verde after late drama http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/wrapup-1-soccer-joy-safrica-cape-verde-after-late-drama <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mike Collett</p> <p>PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, Jan 27 (Reuters) - A night of unrelenting emotion ended in joy for South Africa and Cape Verde Islands and sorrow for Morocco and Angola as the four Group A teams served up an African Nations Cup treat on Sunday.</p> <p>While hosts South Africa and debutants Cape Verde rejoiced, Morocco and Angola were left shattered because at various stages of the evening they seemed to be on the brink of a place in the quarter-finals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/wrapup-1-soccer-joy-safrica-cape-verde-after-late-drama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atlantic Ocean Cape Verde Cape Verde Political geography Thomson Reuters Sun, 27 Jan 2013 23:45:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740287 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Dreamweavers Cape Verde loving Nations Cup fairytale http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/soccer-dreamweavers-cape-verde-loving-nations-cup-fairytale <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mike Collett</p> <p>PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, Jan 28 (Reuters) - 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 appearance in the African Nations Cup finals.</p> <p>Their progress from an obscure footballing backwater ranked 182nd out of FIFA's 200-odd members a decade ago to a place just outside the top 50 last year is a remarkable rise by any standards.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/soccer-dreamweavers-cape-verde-loving-nations-cup-fairytale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Cape Verde Football in Portugal Human Interest José Mourinho Labor Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:16:06 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740429 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Cape Verde players speak up for Portuguese language http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/soccer-cape-verde-players-speak-portuguese-language <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LISBON, Jan 30 (Reuters) - 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.</p> <p>"One of the reasons why Portuguese is not well projected internationally is that we enjoy being polite to foreigners and speak to them in their languages," team spokesman Gerson de Matos told Portuguese daily a Bola on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/soccer-cape-verde-players-speak-portuguese-language" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atlantic Ocean Cape Verde Political geography Portuguese-speaking countries Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 14:16:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741520 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Cape Verde v Ghana teams http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/football-cape-verde-v-ghana-teams <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Teams for Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final between Cape Verde and Ghana at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium Saturday:</p> <p>Cape Verde: Vozinha, Nivaldo, F. Varela, Nando (capt), Carlitos, Babanco, Soares, T. Varela, Heldon, Ryan Mendes, Julio Tavares</p> <p>Ghana: Dauda, Pantsil, Vorsah, Boye, Afful, Badu, Adomah, Mohammed, Asamoah, Atsu, Gyan (capt)</p> <p>Referee: Seechurn (MRI)</p> <p>afp</p> Cape Verde Portuguese Cape Verde AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 16:00:50 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744034 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Ghana end fairy-tale Cape Verde run in Africa Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/football-ghana-end-fairy-tale-cape-verde-run-africa-cup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Ghana halted the fairy-tale run of debutants Cape Verde in the Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-0 quarter-final win Saturday.</p> <p>Victory set up the Black Stars for a February 6 semi-final clash with the winners of Sunday's fixture between Burkina Faso and Togo in Nelspruit.</p> <p>Substitute Mubarak Wakaso gave Ghana the lead in the 54th minute when he fired home a penalty after skipper Asamoah Gyan was fouled inside the box by Carlitos.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/football-ghana-end-fairy-tale-cape-verde-run-africa-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Cape Verde Football in Ghana Sport in Africa AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 18:01:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744125 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Ghana end fairy-tale Cape Verde run in Africa Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/football-ghana-end-fairy-tale-cape-verde-run-africa-cup-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Ghana halted the fairy-tale run of debutants Cape Verde in the Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-0 quarter-final win Saturday.</p> <p>Victory set up the Black Stars for a February 6 semi-final clash with the winners of Sunday's fixture between Burkina Faso and Togo in Nelspruit.</p> <p>Substitute Mubarak Wakaso gave Ghana the lead in the 54th minute when he fired home a penalty after skipper Asamoah Gyan was fouled inside the box by Carlitos.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/football-ghana-end-fairy-tale-cape-verde-run-africa-cup-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Cape Verde Football in Ghana Sport in Africa AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 02:30:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744280 at http://www.globalpost.com Descendants set off in memory of Cape Verde's Jewish past http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130426/descendants-set-memory-cape-verdes-jewish-past <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A handful of descendants of Cape Verde's small but influential Jewish community are traveling to the West African archipelago to honor the memory of their ancestors and their unique heritage.</p> <p>Next Thursday, they will re-dedicate the long-neglected Jewish burial plot within the Varzea municipal cemetery in the islands' capital Praia that has been restored with financial help from Morocco's King Mohammed VI.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130426/descendants-set-memory-cape-verdes-jewish-past" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atlantic Ocean Cape Verde Cape Verde Economic Community of West African States Human Interest Religion Technology AFP Fri, 26 Apr 2013 10:00:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5825783 at http://www.globalpost.com Cape Verde fairytale turns into World Cup nightmare http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130912/cape-verde-fairytale-turns-world-cup-nightmare <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Cape Verde's fairytale progress to the last round of African World Cup qualifiers turned into a nightmare on Thursday when FIFA found them guilty of fielding an ineligible player and turfed them out of the competition.</p> <p>Their place in the final round playoffs will be taken by Tunisia, who the Cape Verdians had sensationally eliminated at the weekend to win their group with a shock 2-0 win in Tunis.</p> <p>Tunisia coach Nabil Maaloul quit in the wake of the embarrassing setback.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130912/cape-verde-fairytale-turns-world-cup-nightmare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cape Verde Fernando Varela Football in Portugal Labor Portuguese Cape Verde Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 12 Sep 2013 16:23:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5932373 at http://www.globalpost.com Mozambique beats Cape Verde http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/141011/mozambique-beats-cape-verde <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MAPUTO, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- The 'Blue Sharks' as the Cape Verde football squad are known, leaders of the group F, succumbed on Saturday afternoon to Mozambique, placing the rivals one point away from the group leaders.</p> <p>In a match that Mozambican players managed to bring under control significantly, the first goal came at the last minutes of the first half, giving no chances to Cape Verde to react.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/141011/mozambique-beats-cape-verde" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Cape Verde Member states of the African Union Political geography Xinhua News Agency Sun, 12 Oct 2014 02:15:50 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6283393 at http://www.globalpost.com