Tiny Cape Verde dreaming of World Cup trip

  • Reuters, Wednesday, September 6, 2017 9:46 AM
Cape Verde Islands, population 500,000, after successive wins over South Africa, has a fairy tale chance to become the smallest nation to play at the World Cup. The victories tied Cape Verde with Burkina Faso atop Africa's Group D.

2006 qualifier Trinidad & Tobago, with a population of 1.3 million, is the smallest nation to have played at the World Cup.

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