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.

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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.

Juvenal Edjogo Renews with CE Sabadell

One of Equatorial Guinea’s best international players, has stated that he will stay with CE Sabadell one more year. Juvenal Edjogo, a key player on the Equatorial Guinean national team, recently told guineaecuatorialpress.com, “I feel 100 percent both physically and mentally. My idea is to renew year by year, if I find myself in peak condition.”

Edjogo, who is captain of the Nzalang Nacional and a key part of the Spanish team, has renewed for another season with CE Sabadell; this will be the fifth season in the Sabadell, where he has played 138 matches and scored 20 goals.

Edjogo is convinced that this can be a very good season for his team: “We aspire to important things and I am very happy that everything has been resolved in this way so I can enjoy another year with CE Sabadell.”

First Friendly Ahead of Women’s CAN 2012

Equatorial Guinea and Democratic Republic of Congo’s women’s soccer teams will play their first friendly at Malabo stadium this Saturday, June 23. The friendly marks the start of a series of preparations for the Women’s CAN 2012.

The match is very important for both teams, as part of preparations that lead to the 8th edition of the Women’s African Cup of Nations, with Equatorial Guinea as the host once again.

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