Soccer-Giant-killing Cape Verde set to be World Cup playoff seeds (Reuters)

By Mark Gleeson CAPE TOWN, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Tiny Cape Verde Islands have not only continued their giant-killing exploits by reaching the last phase of World Cup qualifying but they should also be among the top seeds for the final stage of the African preliminaries. The islands, who did not even bother with international competition a decade ago because results were so poor, caused another upset at the weekend with a 2-0 win in Tunisia wrestling away top spot in their group from the fancied north Africans. …

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