Equatorial Guinea’s Football Federation Names Rodolfo Bodipo as New Advisor

Screen Shot 2014-01-10 at 2.19.04 PMRodolfo Bodipo, former captain of the National Nzalang team of Equatorial Guinea, was recently appointed as the new advisor for the Equatorial Guinean Football Federation (FEGUIFUT).

Domingo Mituy Edjang, Chairman of FEGUIFUT, appointed Bodipo to his new position two months after he stopped playing for the National Nzalang.

According to Edjang, he hopes that Bodipo will bring positive change to the FEGUIFUT, who has shown great commitment to national soccer by accepting this role.

Equatorial Guinea’s National Nzalang Prepares to Face Spain

Screen Shot 2013-11-12 at 2.19.33 PMIn anticipation of the match against Spain on November 16 at the New Stadium of Malabo, Equatorial Guinea’s National Nzalang has selected its lineup, which includes Casillas, Ramos, Busquets, Villa and Iniesta.

This is a major opportunity for the chosen Equatoguinean players to prove their skills since Spain is the current world champion and a two-time champion of Europe.

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, along with other officials from the Equatorial Guinean Football Federation (FEGUIFUT), confirmed the match on November 7th.  Since then, there has been growing anticipation that can be felt throughout the nation.

To add to the pressure, the Second Vice President for Defense and State Security, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, promised five million euros to the National Nzalang if they beat Spain. The Second Vice President also promised 50,000 euros for each goal scored.

For more information about the game, go here.

Equatorial Guinea Prepares for the National Football League Playoffs

Next week, playoffs for the National Football League will take place in Equatorial Guinea. Games will begin on Wednesday, November 13 at the La Paz Stadium of Malabo and will last until the 23rd.

A total of eight teams qualified for the national football tournament, which is going to be hosted by the Equatorial Guinean Football Federation (FEGUIFUT).

The opening games will include the following pairings:

Wednesday, November 13:

14h: Leones Vegetarianos – Campos Amor

16h: At. Semu – Akonangui F.C.

Thursday, November 14:

14h: Sony Ela Nguema – Ad. Messi Knulu

16h: The Panter – Dvo. Mongomo

The team with the most points will win the league and will go on to play the 2014 African Champions League.