Cape Verde Islands

Cape Verde Islands

South Africa hero Williams reacts to AFCON quarterfinal win South Africa hero Williams reacts to AFCON quarterfinal win

Ronwen Williams and Hugo Broos speak after the South Africa goalkeeper saved four penalties in the shootout vs. Cape Verde.

South Africa keeper saves 4 penalties to win QF shootout South Africa keeper saves 4 penalties to win QF shootout

South Africa goalkeeper Ronwen Williams saved four penalties in the post-match shootout against the Cape Verde Islands to carry his country into the last four of the Africa Cup of Nations after a 0-0 draw in their quarter-final on Saturday.

Cape Verde edge Mauritania to advance to Cup of Nations last eight Cape Verde edge Mauritania to advance to Cup of Nations last eight

Cape Verde Islands captain Ryan Mendes converted a penalty two minutes from time to edge Mauritania 1-0 in their Africa Cup of Nations last-16 clash on Monday and see the smallest country at the 24-team competition advance to the quarter-final.

Cape Verde, Egypt seal Africa Cup of Nations last-16 spots Cape Verde, Egypt seal Africa Cup of Nations last-16 spots

Cape Verde's Bryan Teixeira scored a 99th minute equaliser as they held record seven-time champions Egypt to a 2-2 Group B draw at the Africa Cup of Nations, with both sides reaching the last-16 after a pulsating clash on Monday.

Cape Verde thrash Mozambique to win Cup of Nations group Cape Verde thrash Mozambique to win Cup of Nations group

Cape Verde, the smallest country competing at the Africa Cup of Nations finals, became the first to book their place in the next stage of the competition as they beat Mozambique 3-0 on Friday.

Cape Verde beat Ghana to continue day of shocks at Cup of Nations Cape Verde beat Ghana to continue day of shocks at Cup of Nations

Garry Rodrigues scored a dramatic stoppage-time winner as the Cape Verde Islands beat four-time champions Ghana 2-1 in Group B to continue Sunday's sequence of surprise results at the Africa Cup of Nations finals.

How Bebé found home at Rayo Vallecano after Man United 'flop' How Bebé found home at Rayo Vallecano after Man United 'flop'

It's been a long journey for Bebé from an orphanage in Portugal to playing in the Premier League to now becoming a cult hero in Spain. Here's the story of the Rayo Vallecano captain.

Senegal reach AFCON quarterfinals as Sadio Mane scores before head injury Senegal reach AFCON quarterfinals as Sadio Mane scores before head injury

Senegal's Sadio Mane scored but then went off with a head injury as they beat nine-man Cape Verde 2-0 in the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations.

AFCON: Hosts Cameroon top group despite being held by Cape Verde AFCON: Hosts Cameroon top group despite being held by Cape Verde

Cameroon gave up a second-half goal to the Cape Verde Islands as they were held to a 1-1 draw on Monday but the hosts still finished top of Group A

Burkina Faso claim first AFCON points as Hassane Bande goal beats Cape Verde Burkina Faso claim first AFCON points as Hassane Bande goal beats Cape Verde

Hassane Bande thrust his chest forward to steer in a cross from Isaa Kabore and secure a first Group A victory for his country.

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