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Portugal held to 0-0 draw by Cape Verde

COVILHA, Portugal (AP) — Portugal tuned up for the World Cup with a disappointing 0-0 draw with Cape Verde Islands, a country ranked 117th in the world.

Cristiano Ronaldo had little impact despite playing 90 minutes Monday. He had several chances but repeatedly shot wide.The Real Madrid forward didn't score during Portugal's qualifying campaign.

Cape Verde was the first of three African teams Portugal plans to face in exhibition games leading to its June 15 World Cup opener against Ivory Coast. It also meets Cameroon on June 1 and Mozambique June 8.

Portugal also plays Brazil and North Korea in Group G in South Africa.