The Republic of Equatorial Guinea was praised for the work of the Equatorial Guinean Federation by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) during the 67th FIFA Congress in Bahrain.
The FIFA President Gianni Infantino highlighted his admiration and support for the Federation and the work of FEGUIFUT President, Andrés Jorge Mbomio.
The Federation also received praise from former Barcelona player Ronaldinho, Real Madrid player Michel Salgado, the president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation, and the FIFA Vice President, Ángel María Villar.
The FIFA Congress discussed future reforms for the organization, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, the suspension of the Guatemala Federation, and the Israel-Palestine conflict.
The Deportivo Unidad continues to lead the SEGESA soccer league. Next weekend, the final round of the league will take place in Equatorial Guinea. The leagues score is as follows:
Deportivo Unidad 0 – Sony de Ela Nguema 1
San Pablo 0 – The Panthers 2
Leones Vegetarianos 3 – Real Equis 0
Deportivo Ebenezer 2 – Atletico Malabo 0
Santa Rosa 0 – Inter Junior 2
Atletico Semu 1 – Ateneo F. C. 0
The Equatorial Guinean national soccer, the Nzalang, will play against the Mauritanians on the African Cup of Nations (CAN) 2015, to be held in Morocco.
Here are the pairings for the first preliminary stage:
Central African Republic-Guinea Bissau
Sao Tome and Principe-Benin
The national championship began earlier this month in Malabo and Bata. In Malabo, the teams Leones Vegetarianos and the Deportivo Unidad team have taken the lead in the SEGESA League on the Island Region. The matches have taken place in La Paz stadium in the capital and at the new stadium in Sampaka.
This Saturday, March 29, Equatorial Guinea’s SEGESA Soccer League championship will officially begin.
A total of twenty-four teams will participate in the league, which will include a regional and national phase. First, twelve teams from each region will compete, followed by the Playoffs between the five winners from each region.
For the schedule of the first two days of games, go here: http://guineaecuatorialpress.com/noticia.php?id=4980.