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Cape Verde
Nickname(s) Tubarões Azuis
(Blue Sharks)
Crioulos (Creoles)
Association Cape Verdean Football Federation
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation WAFU (West Africa)
Head coach Rui Águas
Captain Marco Soares
Most caps Babanco (59)
Top scorer Héldon Ramos (15)
Home stadium Estádio Nacional de Cabo Verde
FIFA code CPV
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 74 Decrease 2 (7 February 2019)
Highest 27 (February 2014)
Lowest 182 (April 2000)
Elo ranking
Current 104 Decrease 6 (3 March 2019)
Highest 69 (31 March 2015)
Lowest 146 (August 1998)
First international
 Cape Verde 0–1 Angola 
(Cape Verde; 1978)
Biggest win
 Cape Verde 7–1 São Tomé and Príncipe 
(Praia, Cape Verde; 13 June 2015)
Biggest defeat
 Senegal 5–1 Cape Verde 
(Mali; 12 February 1981)
 Cape Verde 0–4 Ghana 
(Praia, Cape Verde; 8 October 2005)
 Guinea 4–0 Cape Verde 
(Conakry, Guinea; 9 September 2007)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances 2 (first in 2013)
Best result Quarter-finals, 2013

Cape Verde national football team is the national football team of Cape Verde.

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