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Deaths: Gil Fernandes and Calú d’Nhá Ilda  passed away  – two figures from the Cabo Verdean football

Paia, Apr 6 (Inforpress) – THE FCF expressed its regret for the death of Gil Fernandes, known as Tchibita, and Carlos Alberto Fortes Lima, known as Calú d’Nhá Ilda, this Monday, the 5th, referred to as “two great men of national football”.

“It is with regret the Cabo Verdean Football Federation (FCF) received the news of the death of Gil Fernandes, who was a great sports agent, who even as coach was national champion, twice, by Boavista Futebol Clube da Praia”, reads the Federation note.

He adds that Gil Fernandes was also coach of Vitória da Praia, having subsequently played the role of president of the South Santiago Regional Football Association.

Also today, the FCF became aware that the former footballer Carlos Alberto Fortes Lima, who represented several clubs, especially the Academic Association of Mindelo and Sporting da Praia passed away.



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