Bafana Bafana will tackle Cape Verde within the quarter-finals of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Saturday, 3 February.
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Kick-off is scheduled for 22:00 (SA time).
The match will happen on the Charles Konan Banny Stadium in Yamoussoukro.
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A have a look at the latest FIFA world rankings – dated 21 December 2023 – reveals that Cape Verde are ranked 14th in Africa and 73rd on the planet.
For the document, South Africa are twelfth on the African continent and 66th on the planet.
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Under, 10 stuff you didn’t learn about Bafana Bafana’s opponents.
1. Cape Verde, often known as Cabo Verde, is an archipelago and island nation of West Africa within the Atlantic Ocean consisting of 10 volcanic islands
2. The Cape Verde islands had been uninhabited till they had been found by Portuguese navigators round 1456
3. The island’s land space is 4 033 sq. kilometres
4. It’s capital and largest metropolis is Praia
5. The official language of Cape Verde is Portuguese
6. Cape Verde was granted independence from Portugal on 5 July 1975
7. The inhabitants of Cape Verde as per the latest census in 2021 was 561 901
8. The forex of Cape Verde is the Cape Verdean escudo
9. The present President is Jose Maria Neves and the Prime Minister is Ulisses Correia e Silva
10. Cape Verde are ranked 14th in Africa and 73rd on the planet within the newest FIFA rankings (South Africa are twelfth and 66th)
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