Songs for the Blue Sharks of Capo Verde (Also Known As African Cup of Nations Playlist N°1)

Today we’re launching our series of Africa Nations Cup playlists — music to get you in the mood for the football, or to drown out the commentator if he’s annoying you during the game. First up it’s Cabo Verde, who have played brilliantly so far and have a huge game today vs Angola (check our team profile here). We kick off with Gilyto aka Mr. Entertainer and his song dedicated to Os Tubarões Azuis (below). It is kind of an official song and captures people’s enthusiasm and affection for the national team. I personally don’t like it much but people do, and it’s catchy and the video’s nicely done. The kids will love it. Plus, with those snippets of local radio commentary, it has the crucial ingredient in any cheesy football tournament song.

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