World Video | Defence | Foreign Affairs | Natural Events | Trade | NZ in World News | NZ National News Video | NZ Regional News | Search

 


Equatorial Guinea has a new heroine

Equatorial Guinea has a new heroine

Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, November 2, 2012 – The national soccer team for Equatorial Guinea showed determination and grace during a convincing 6-0 win over the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday. The Equatorial Guinea Girls, dubbed by their fans in America play Senegal next in the Women's Cup of African Nations (CAN 2012). Captain Ayonman scored three goals and showed her best game against the Congolese team.

After the match, at a press conference, the coach of the Equatorial Guinea Girls, Esteban Becker acknowledged the great game played by his team and the captain, Ayonman. Coach Becker said “he has twenty-one high-quality players, and that for the upcoming match against Senegal, he might reserve some players who are slightly injured”.

"With Ayonman performance and leadership, she's definitely a role model for girls. She can effectively advocate for girls to achieve excellence on and off the field", said Victor Mooney of the New York based - South African Arts International, ltd.

Equatorial Guinea government officials say that education is essential to developing the human capital the nation needs to manage its resources and transform its economy. The government of Equatorial Guinea has made education a top priority of the Horizon 2020 development plan, which was set in motion by President Obiang to move the country toward a sustainable and emergent economy. The West African nation was the first nation in Africa to establish a cabinet ministry devoted to women's affairs.


Equatorial Guinea Girls, Captain, Ayonman dribbles past Bosimba during Wednesday's win.

GC Media
www.goreechallenge.com
facebook.com/goreechallenge
twitter.com/NYCgcmedia

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
World Headlines

 

Lack Of Funds Forces UN Agency To Halt Gaza Rebuild

Lack of funds forces UN agency to halt Gaza programme for repairs to destroyed homes More>>

ALSO:

Freeport Wins 6-Month Export Extension

An aerial view shows the site of the Grasberg Mine, operated by US.-based Freeport-McMoRan, in Papua in this Nov. 4, 2010 file photo. (Reuters Photo/Muhammad Yamin) More>>

ALSO:

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Speaks Out Against Sarawak

After receiving a letter from the network of communities affected by the dams, Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad criticises the Sarawak government’s multi-dam initiative More>>

Egypt: UN Rights Chief Urges End To Excessive Use Of Force

As police, protesters clash in Egypt, UN rights chief urges end to excessive use of force More>>

Ukraine: Minsk Peace Accords Must Be Revived

Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, addresses the Security Council on the situation in Ukraine. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe More>>

ALSO:

Connie Lawn: Middle East Turmoil

There is always turmoil in the Mid East but at this time three major developments have broken at the same time. In Saudi Arabia 91 year old King Abdullah has died... In Yemen, the President and his top advisors have resigned. More>>

ALSO:

Russia Supports Indonesia`s Possible Move To Buy Sukhoi 35

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Russian government supports Indonesias wish to buy the multipurpose fighter jet Sukhoi 35 to enhance the countrys air force. More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
World
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news