Equatorial Guinea Is African Football Queens

// Africa | Equatorial Guinea Is African Football Queens
Email to a friend Plain text Print version // Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font

EQUATORIAL Guinea popularly known as Nzalang Nacional (nation's light) are new Africa football queens. Hosts has lifted African Women Championships (AWC) title after defeating South Africa 4-0 in a final match of the 8th edition played on Sunday at Malabo Stadium.

Playing before The Republic President Teodoro Obiang Mbasogo who was the chief guest, Equatorial Guinea players started the match aggressively with several dangerous moves against the opponent, but South Africa defence under goalie Thokozile Mndaweni was smart enough to thwart all attempts from the hosts.

However, Equatorial Guinea's efforts pay dividends two minutes to halftime when their last striker Gloria Chinasa scored through a head ball following a corner taken by Genoveva Anonman.

Despite being behind, South African nick named Banyana Banyana started second half with the same rhythm, putting the ball down with one-two passes in the midfield searching for an equaliser. In the 52nd minute their tall striker Andisiwe Mgcoyi penetrated Equatorial Guinea defence after receiving a pass from Sister Amanda but she shot wide.

South Africa seems to lost concentration of the game as minutes ticked away. Thus, allowed Equatorial Guinea to score three quick goals within five minutes. Substitute Adriana Costa who came in for Jade Boho in the 66th minute scored second goal a minute later after connecting home Genoveva Anonman's corner ball.

Anonman who emerged top scorer of the tournament with six goals put Equatorial Guinea victory beyond reasonable doubt when she scored third goal in the 70th minute. A minute later, Gloria Chinasa made it 4-0 after well finishing following a right flank cross by Adriana Costa.

In a play off match at the same venue, Cameroons walk away with bronze medals by a 1-0 victory against Nigeria (Super Falcons). Striker Deborah Enganamouit scored the lone goal in the 26th minute with a power packed shot inside 18-metre box that goalie Tochukwu Oluehi could not manage to stop it.

Tagged : No tags for this article

Headlines Newsview all

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Loses N241bn In 10 Months

A total of N240.98bn was lost by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation between January and October this year, latest figures from the firm’s oil and ... Full story

Only God Knows When I Would Get Married - Empress Njama

Not much has been heard from Nollywood diva, Empress Njama, since she relocated from Lagos to Abuja. However, the actress who was in town over ... Full story

Shocking: Policemen Treat Us Like Their ATMs - Lagos S3x Workers

In the early 1960s up till the late 1990s, the area used to be very popular among revelers from within and outside Lagos. Day and ... Full story

Without Prison’s Vocational Training, We’d Be Back To Crime – Ex - Inmates

In this sequel to the report about inmates studying and piling up university degrees in Nigerian prisons, KUNLE FALAYI tracks ex-inmates who live on skills ... Full story

EFCC Arrests ‘PASTOR’ For N200m Alleged Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has arrested one Jonathan Ibinabo Alatoru, a self-acclaimed pastor and Chief Executive Officer, Chemtronics Nigeria Limited, for conspiracy, forgery ...

Story Of Nigeria's Notorious Armed Robber, Derico Nwamama (True Story)

This is the story of one of the notorious armed robbers in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria who freely unleashed terror on both the civilians ... Full story

Toyin Aimakhu Threatens To Sue Blogger Who Reported She Was Beaten Up By New Lover

Through her lawyer, Nollywood actress, Toyin Aimakhu has written a letter to a lagos blogger who reported a news that her new lover beat her ... Full story

Blow Money Fast! See How Nigerian Starboy, Wizkid Spends His Millions (Photos)

Wizkid is a force to be reckoned with as far as Nigerian music is concerned as he is currently raking in a large chunk of ... Full story

Nigerian Gay Activist, Bisi Alimi, Finally Visits Nigeria, Shares His Experience (Photos)

An elated Bisi Alimi who has finally visited Nigerian after 8 years, has disclosed how happy he is to come back home and was able ... Full story

Idris Elba: I Almost Died While Filming Movie 'BEAST OF NO NATION'

The actor has opened up about the scary experience, as he almost plummeted to his death when the branch he was holding snapped Idris Elba almost ... Full story

SHOCKING: Model Has 15 Surgeries SIX RIBS Removed, To Look Like Cartoon Character Jessica Rabbit (Video)

Pixee Fox is just 25 and has already had 15 surgeries on her bottom, breasts, nose, eyelids and brow A woman who is transforming herself from ... Full story

Comment on: Equatorial Guinea Is African Football Queens

Rate this article


Featured author


Breaking News

Nollywood Money Can’t Feed My Children…Empress Njamah

Nollywood actress, Empress Njamah, may have not been to many locations as such, make the actress has continued to make headlines with her various philanthropic ...

My Doctor Approved Me to Dance on Stage in Uganda…Tiwa Savage

Every woman after going through a successful nine months journey sure has various stories to tell on how everything went which is why it is ...

I’m Equal to the Task Being a State Ambassador…Iyanya Boasts

Singer, Iyanya, will always continue to smile before going to bed at night after he was picked among the crowd to become an ambassador of ...

I Went into Music Because I was once a Choir Master…Saint Obi

Popular Nollywood actor who has been long absence in the make-believe world, Saint Obi, has continued to leave many marveled after he recently ventured into ...

Nigerian Music Industry Does not Recognise Old Artistes… Rasquie

One of Nigeria’s hi-hop pioneers whose reign in the early 90s created many club bangers, Rasquie believes that the younger generation of artistes are the ...

Super Eagles Star John Ogu Picks Wedding Date

About a month ago, Nigerian midfielder, John Ogu gave Hapoel Beer Sheva fans a double dose of excitement on Saturday, October 3, 2015 as he ...

Exclusive: I Have Crush On Chris Okotie And I Will Like To Marry A Pastor Actress - Sapphire Adaobi obi

The Nigerian movie industry is indeed growing and accommodating several young talents who are now in competition with others towards carving a niche for themselves ...

Funny Photos From Mavins Star Studded Music Video Jantamata

To spice up his birthday which was yesterday, Thursday, November 26, Mavin Record Boss, Don Jazzy released a star-studded video for their song- Jantamata. With Mavins ...

Furious Ebube Nwagbo And Fans Fight On Instagram Over Her Picture With Messi

Hell has being let loose on the Instagram page of delectable Nollywood actress, Ebube Nwagbo AKA Posh Baby. The whole ugly drama kicked off when the ...

Waje, Chidinma, Ini Edo Join The Black Season (Photos)

It’s a Black Friday and it seems our joining the trend. During the week, these three beautiful ladies making wonders in the Nigerian entertainment industry ...