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Football: Cabo Verde beats Mozambique and get qualification for African Cup of Nations

Praia, Mar 31 (Inforpress) – The national football team of Cabo Verde beat Mozambique 1-0 on Tuesday and qualified for CAN 2021, to be held next year in Cameroon.

In the game for the sixth and final round of Group F, held at the  Zimpeto National Stadium in Maputo, Faisão Bangal scored, in his own goal, the goal gave Cape Verde’s third qualification for a final stage of the African Cup of Nations.

The goal came in the 58th minute, following a free-kick by Marcos Soares, who was deflected by the Mozambican striker, who came on at half-time in place of Dayo António.

In the other game of this group, held at the same time, Cameroon and Rwanda drew without goals, a result would also serve Cabo Verde if the national team drew with Mozambique.

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