Three minutes into the game, the Nzalang started off ahead with a goal by Emilio Nsue. By halftime, the score was tied 2-2.
The two teams kept it close in the second half by scoring another goal each, leaving them at 3-3 with little time left on the clock. At the 86th minute, Claudiney Ramos helped Nzalang take the lead with the final goal, leaving the score 4-3 – an important victory for Nzalang.
Nzalang’s win made Equatorial Guinea second in the group for qualifications of the World Cup with a total of 4 points. They are ahead of Sierra Leone who recently lost to Tunisia 2-1.
The national soccer team Harambee stars could face Guinea Bissau yet again in the first round of the 2014 world cup qualifiers matches after the pots for Saturday’s draw in Brazil were revealed. The stars are among 12 teams placed in pot five but Guinea Bissau is in Pot six together with Equatorial Guinea. The 12 countries in Pot 5 will be drawn against the 12 from Pot 6, who will play at home first.