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Cape Verde Qualifies for FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023!

In a historic game, Cape Verde defeated Cote d'Ivoire for their first-ever qualification for the World Cup. This is an impressive achievement for a small African nation with a population of just over 571,000.

Cape Verde Qualifies for FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023!

While this achievement is impressive in its own right, Cape Verde has also set another record - being the smallest country to qualify for the World Cup. This beats the previous record held by Montenegro in the 2019 World Cup.

The significance of this achievement cannot be overstated. Cape Verde, a country that is not known for its basketball prowess, has shown that no dream is too big to achieve. The team can now represent their country on a global stage and bring awareness to their nation's potential.

Cape Verde's star player, Walter "Eddy" Tavares, proved instrumental in securing their qualification. The 7'3" center was the best player in the African Qualifiers, averaging 15.0 points, 12.8 rebounds, and 2.7 blocks per game.

The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 is set to be held later this year, and Cape Verde will be present to face the world's best nations in basketball. It will be exciting to see this small but determined team represent their country and create a name for themselves on the world stage.

Congratulations to Cape Verde on this historic moment! #ForcaCaboVerde

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