Orange AFCON 2013 : Platini, Rambe complete Cape Verde’s 23-man squad
Cape Verde witnessed a last minute change in their last 23 with Odair Fortes and Ze Luis withdrawing. Fortes has been reported injured while Ze gave up for unstated reasons. Cape Verde were drawn in group alongside Angola, Morocco and the hosts South Africa.
Cape Verde’s Afcon squad
Goalkeepers: Fock (Petro Atletico/ AGO), Rilly (Mindelense) and Vozinha (Progresso Sambizanga/ AGO)
Defenders: Carlitos (AEL Limassol/ CHY), Varela (FC Vaslui/ ROU), Gege (Maritimo Funchal/ POR), Ramos (RKC Waalwijk/ BEL), Josimar (FC Dordrecht/ HOL), Nando (Châteauroux/ FRA), Nivaldo (Academica Coimbra/ POR) and Pecks (Gil Vicente/ POR)
Midfielders: Babanco (Olhanense/ POR), David Silva (Olhanense/ POR), Soares (Omonia Nicosie/ CHY), Platini (Santa Clara/ POR), Roni (Fola Esch/ LUX), Stenio (Feirense/ POR) and Toni Varela (Sparta Rotterdam/ HOL)
Forwards: Djaniny (Olhanense/ POR), Heldon (Maritimo Funchal/ POR), Tavares (Dijon/ FRA), Rambe (Belenenses/ POR) and Mendes (Lille/ FRA).