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Southampton's Pelé called up for Nations Cup qualifier
Reuters in Cidade da Praia
Southampton defender Pelé has been named in the Cape Verde Islands' 21-man squad for Saturday's African Nations Cup qualifier against Guinea in Praia, officials said on Monday.
Coach Zé Rui has named six new players after the island archipelago's 2-0 defeat to the Gambia in their opening Group Eight qualifier last month.
Goalkeepers: Ernesto (Estoril, Portugal), Raul Pina (Micaelense, Portugal)
Defenders: Bodi (Académica da Praia), Loloti (Sporting da Praia), Nando (US Monastir, Tunisia), Nelson Veigia (Omonia Nicosia, Cyprus), Pelé (Southampton, England), Zé Piguita (Al Ahli)
Midfielders: Gabei (Beira Mar, Portugal), Lito (Naval 1o.Maio, Portugal), Nené (Desportivo Aves, Portugal), Sandro (Vitória Setúbal, Portugal), Victor Moreno (Vitória Guimarães, Portugal), Gilson Silva (Etoile Sahel, Tunisia)
Strikers: Cafu (SC Freiburg, Germany), Caló (Al Sailiya), Hernâni (Desportivo Aves, Portugal), Jerry (US Monastir, Tunisia), Marco Soares (Olhanense, Portugal), Mendes (Académica do Sal), Rodolfo Lima (Portimonense, Portugal).
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