The Cape Verde national team made the adaptation of the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, with the participation of striker Gilson Varela.
The player from Etar, the first Romanian league, replaces Nuno Jóia, who injured the national team, having watched the first game with Tanzania on the bench of the National Stadium in Praia.
The player was radiant with the first call to the team. "These are moments that I can not explain, I'm just living them. Unique moments in my life and it is a pride to be part of this family, "said Gilson Varela, quoted by FCF website.
According to the same source, all the squad trained 100% so that Rui Águas will have all the players at his disposal for Tuesday's challenge, including Ryan Mendes, who missed the National Stadium match.
The "Blue Sharks" face Tanzania on Tuesday for the fourth day of Group L qualifying for the African Nations Cup (CAN) 2019.
On the same day, and for the same 'poule', Lesotho hosts Uganda at the Setsoto Stadium in Maseru, the capital of that South African country.
On Sunday, at the close of Matchday 3, Uganda beat Lesotho 3-0 and regained the lead of Group L with seven points, relegating Cape Verde to second place with four points.
Lesotho and Tanzania have two points each.
The first two of the group are set for the final phase of CAN, which takes place next year in Cameroon.