Football: Former Cabo Verdean international welcomes bet on creation of base national teams

Praia, Feb 1 (Inforpress) – Former Cabo Verdean international Nelo Tambarina said today that the creation of base national teams was a “big bet” of the national football federation in order to have a continuity of the main squad.

In statements to Inforpress, via the Internet, the former footballer, who resides in the United States, has argued that the future of the team can be guaranteed, since there is a continuity work.

“It’s a good idea to create a good foundation for the future, although it’s very difficult for resident players, so we have to create football schools, which have the government’s support and UEFA itself”, said Nelo Tambarina, former captain of the Cabo Verde national team.

Regarding the main national team, who still have a chance to qualify for the African Cup of Nations (CAN) in 2019, the final phase of which will be held in Egypt, he said that the team “could do more” and, nevertheless, presence in the final phase.

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