Cape Verde

Cape Verde – Home – 2012

This Adidas design was used by the national team for a short while in 2012 before the wonderful Tepa effort was used in the run up to the 2013 African Cup of Nations, and was worn by Cape Verde player Fernando Neves.

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Yemen

Yemen – Home – 2012

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Another shirt direct from the kit man, this time Yemen. The shirt has clearly been worn in numerous matches, and yes Yemen have been playing in fake Adidas. The quality of the shirt is okay for a fake, but only God knows what is going on with that bizarre pattern that makes it look like all the players have been run over. I always had slight doubts over my previous Yemen shirts, but now that I know the first team wear fakes, perhaps the Umbro ones are official afterall.DSCF1859 DSCF1860 DSCF1861

Mauritius

Mauritius – Home – 2013

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This Mauritius shirt was obtained from a kit man after the 3-0 friendly defeat to Qatar via another collector. I had never been entirely happy with my Mauritius shirt due to the lack of photos of the Mauritius national team, so was delighted when I had to opportunity to add this rare African shirt to my collection. It wasn’t cheap, so thanks to all those collector who bid on my ebay items in order to raise the necessary funds!DSCF1870 DSCF1871 DSCF1872