Praia - Cape Verde coach Rui Aguas believes that his side’s 3-2 friendly victory over Congo this past weekend was a morale-booster ahead of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, SuperSport reports.
The Portuguese coach emphasised that the match was a worthwhile exercise despite the long distance travelled and fatigue suffered by his team in their trip from Lisbon, where they were in camp, to Dakar for the encounter against Congo.
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The Blue Sharks found themselves 2-0 down against the Red Devils, but surged to a 3-2 win thanks to an own goal from Igor Nganga, Jailton ‘Kuka’ Miranda’s equaliser and a winner from Djaniny Semedo.
Aguas praised the “heart and tone” of his team, believing they were instrumental in their comeback, and voiced confidence that his side will be able to compete strongly in Group B against Zambia, Tunisia and DR Congo.
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