Cape Verde Denied Eto'o Seventh Afcon Chance


The iconic striker was denied a seventh participation at the showpiece of African football by an unheralded Cape Verde Islands, who edged out the Indomitable Lions 3-2 on aggregate over two legs in the final round of qualifying.
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    Confederation of African Football, 20 October 2012

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Samuel Eto'o of Cameroon and Chris Katongo of Zambia with Referee officals during the African Nations Cup match between Cameroon and Zambia .

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    Cameroon Tribune, 15 October 2012

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    The Post, 11 September 2008

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  • Cameroon/Cape Verde:  Five Months to Build

    Cameroon Tribune, 8 September 2008

    With 13 points, four ahead of runners up Cape Verde, Cameroon will lead Group One of the on-going round of the joint qualifiers for the African Cup of Nations and World Cup, ... read more »

Photo: CAF

Cape Verde national football team

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