El Sony Ela Nguema: Champions of the Equatoguinean Premier League

After a 5-1 win against Nzok-Nzomo, El Sony claimed the league title for the third straight year, with 72 points.

El Sony, doing their best Real Madrid impression, dominated Nzok-Nzomo throughout the entire match. They celebrated their victory with champagne and beer on the field.

This season, El Sony lost only two games: one to rival Atletico de Malabo and one to Deportivo Mongomo.  Now, they move onto the Champions League where they’ve been eliminated in the first phase of their last few appearances.

Equatorial Guinea’s FEGUIFUT Soccer Course Reaches Conclusion

For two weeks, the headquarters of the Equatorial Guinean Football Federation (FEGUIFUT) was the venue of this intensive course for football coaches, in which, for the first time, women have also taken part. Concluded on October 2, the course had a total of 25 participants, most of them former players of the national team and local teams, including seventeen women. The course, sponsored by the FIFA, was conducted in a record time of two weeks.

Photo courtesy of guineaecuatorialpress.com.

FIFA Course for Soccer Coaches Offered in Equatorial Guinea

The women’s soccer expert, Marta Tejedo, will give a course of FIFA soccer in Equatorial Guinea with the participation of 25 coaches in the island region, in addition to the women’s soccer committee FEGUIFUT (Football Association of Equatorial Guinea ). The opening ceremony was chaired by Bonifacio Manga Obiang, the president of FEGUIFUT, who in his speech said the course was organized in the framework of excellent relations between FIFA and the institution he heads.

Also present was the general director of physical education, Alexis Afang Mba, who spoke on behalf of the Sports Ministry. The director asked for maximum effort and dedication from the coaches, as they will have to extend their new knowledge to those who have not had the opportunity to attend.

Draw of the Women’s CAN 2012

On Tuesday, July 17, the headquarters of the Confederation of African Football in Cairo held the draw of groups for the eighth edition of the African Cup of Women’s Football, which will be held from October-November 2012 in Equatorial Guinea. The draw resulted in strong pairings, with Equatorial Guinea opening the competition against Bayana Bayana of South Africa on October 28 at the Stadium of Malabo. The teams know each other well, playing for the first time against each other in the semi-finals of the CAN 2010 in South Africa, where the Women’s Nzalang claimed victory.

The Women’s Nzalang begins preparations for CAN 2012

The coach of the Women’s Nzalang.

The Women’s Nzalang installed its headquarters in Luba this week, in its first stage of preparation ahead of the CAN 2012 to be held next November in Equatorial Guinea.

In order to continue with their preparations, in view of the upcoming African Cup of Nations, the team set up last Wednesday in the town of Luba, the capital of Bioko Sur province, about 40 kilometers from the capital Malabo.