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.

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.

Nzalang Nacional Will Play Against the Democratic Republic of Congo in the CAN 2013


At the third and qualifying round of the CAN 2013 held last Thursday in Johannesburg (South Africa) has matched the national team of Equatorial Guinea with the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The draw resulted in the following pairings:

RD del Congo-Equatorial Guinea

Ivory Coast-Senegal

Gabon-Togo

Ghana-Malawi

Guinea-Niger

Mali-Botswana

Sudan-Ethiopia

Zambia-Uganda

Cape Verde-Cameroon

Central African Republic-Burkina Faso

Liberia-Nigeria

Libya-Algeria

Mozambique-Morocco

Sierra Leone -Tunisia

Zimbabwe-Angola

The first leg of matches will take place this September 7 and September 9 and the return matches will take place on October 12 and 14. This is the first time that Equatorial Guinea will face the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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.

Photo courtesy of guineaecuatorialpress.com.