Sports Nzalang Nacional plays against the selection from Andorra The national team is found in Madrid, preparing the friendly match that will confront and the team from Andorra on June 6. After this match, the Nzalang will play on June 14 the first classifying match of the African Cup of Nations (CAN) against the selection of Benin, in the city of Bata.


During the team's stay in the Spanish capital, the Nzalang Nacional has been training in the field of the Real Sociedad Deportiva Alcala, which assigned the installations in a disinterested form, by the good harmony that it maintains with the technical heads of the selection.

The national coach, Esteban Becker, is going to take advantage of this training camp and the match against Andorra, in order to test new players who will have the occasion of demonstrating whether they are capable of defending the colors of the Nzalang in the classifying matches of the CAN 2017.

The list is comprised by:

Goalkeeper: Felipe Ovono and Aitor Embela.

Defenses: Carlos Akapo, Diosdado Mbele, Igor Engonga, Armando Sipoto "Sipo", Esteban Mba, Miguel Angel Boriba and Rui Fernando Da Gracia.

Center fielders: Ivan Zarandona, Cristobal Alogo, Federico Bikoro, Ellong Doualla and Kike Boula.

Forwards: Francisco Salvador "Chupe", Jose Antonio Miranda "Josete", Christopher Rolin and Iban Salvador.

In the official match against the selection of Benin will return to the national team some of the heavy-weights of the team, such as Javier Balboa and Emilio Nsue, but this match against Andorra is an unbeatable occasion for men such as Alogo, Bikoro, Mba or Chupe to show their worth and manage to convince Esteban Becker that they have a place on this team.

After the great matches played against the teams of Egypt and Ivory Coast, morale continues to be very high and the degree of demands of the coaches of the Nzalang will continue being the highest, with a view to confronting Benin under the best conditions, since a victory would contribute the three points necessary for the classification of the CAN-Gabon 2017.

The Equatoguinean delegation in this training camp is headed by the Vice President of the Equatoguinean Federation of Football (FEGUIFUT), Teodomiro Nze Mengue, and in the delegation is the treasurer, Ismael Efua Mbaña, the coordinators Juvenal Edjogo, Fermin Monsuy and Igor Peña and the press chief, David Monsuy, among others.

Text and photos: FEGUIFUT Communication Dept.
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