AFCON 2013: Cape Verde Coach rates Nigeria high

  Posted: 10 Jan 13, 20:41

By: Eludini Babatunde

Cape Verde Head Coach, Lucio Antunes, has said the Super Eagles put up a gallant performance against his side and he expects the team will go far in the Afcon 2013 championship.


The Super Eagles and their counterparts from Cape Verde settled for a goalless draw in international an international friendly Wednesday night with many rating the Cape Verdians slightly above the Nigerian side that fail to shine on the night   

Coach Antunnes, who spoke through an interpreter, declared that his boys met a very experienced side in Nigeria and he was happy that the team played out a draw.

He also promised that his team; the Blue Sharks will cause many upsets at the Afcon championship with the quality of players at its disposal.

Cape Verde and South Africa will play the opening game of the 2013 Africa Nations Cup.


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