Equatorial Guinea vice president Teodoro Nguema Obiang has rewarded the country’s National football team with a cash rewards of 200 million CFA francs following their impressive 1-0 victory over reigning champions Algeria, Owosports.com.ng gathered.
Equatorial Guinea inflicted a first defeat in 36 games on Algeria on Sunday to leave the 2019 champions in serious danger of an early group-stage exit from the Africa Cup of Nations
Esteban Obiang 70th-minute strike was all Equatorial Guinea needed to sturn The Foxes in Douala who last lost a game in October 2018.
That unbeaten run ends just two matches shy of Italy’s recently established record of 37 without defeat and Algeria now need to beat the Ivory Coast in their final Group E outing on Thursday if they are to make the last 16.
“Equatorial Guinea Vice President Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue has rewarded the national team an amount of 200 million CFA francs.
US$350,000 for their win over defending champions Algeria last night”, According to African story live on Twitter.
Equatorial Guinea who are currently second in Group E with three points, will look to secure second round qualification on Thursday when they file out against Sierra Lone who are also on course for qualification after amassing two points from their first two games against Algeria and Cote D’Ivoire.