Angola coach Luis Oliveira Goncalves said he was satisfied by his side's battling display as they lost 1-0 to Portugal in their Group D opener.
Portugal celebrate Pedro Pauleta's winner against Angola
"Portugal won deservedly but I think my players played with a lot of pride," Goncalves said.
"Overall, Portugal deserved the win, but my team played to their best level and we want to improve in each game.
"We made life difficult for the Portuguese. They have some weak points but we did very well."