Sporting Braga striker Helder Barbosa comes in for Nani who is sidelined along with defender Fabio Coentrao and midfielder Raul Meireles for the trip to the country that co-hosted the 2012 CAF Africa Cup of Nations.
Returning to Bento's 23-player squad are striker Hugo Almeida of Besiktas as well as Atletico Madrid defender Silvio and Valencia's Ricardo Costa while there is also a recall for Olympiakos midfielder Paulo Machado.
Goalkeepers: Rui Patricio (Sporting Lisbon), Eduardo (Istanbul BB/TUR), Beto (Sporting Braga)
Defenders: Bruno Alves (Zenit St-Petersburg/RUS), Joao Pereira (Valencia/ESP), Pepe (Real Madrid/ESP), Luis Neto (Siena/ITA), Nelson (Real Betis/ESP), Ricardo Costa (Valencia/ESP), Silvio (Atletico Madrid/ESP)
Midfielders: Custodio (Sporting Braga), Joao Moutinho (Porto), Miguel Veloso (Dynamo Kiev/UKR), Paulo Machado (Olympiakos/GRE), Ruben Micael (Sporting Braga), Ruben Amorim (Sporting Braga)
Strikers: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid/ESP), Hugo Almeida (Besiktas/TUR), Helder Barbosa (Sporting Braga), Helder Postiga (Real Zaragoza/ESP), Pizzi (Deportivo La Coruna/ESP), Varela (Porto), Eder (Sporting Braga)