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Scorpions fall in Equatorial Guinea

Mar 30, 2011, 1:59 PM | Article By: Sainabou Kujabi-Njie

A first half goal from Equatorial Guinea was enough to send the senior national team, the Scorpions, to a second defeat in a row since the start of this year.

The Scorpions, according to reports monitored by Pointsport, conceded a controversial goal just into the injury time before the break, in Tuesday’s friendly at the Estadio Internacional, Malabo.

Veteran footballers Seyfo Soley and Edrissa Sonko, who were recalled by Coach Paul Put, celebrated their comeback with the defeat following a long absence in the team.

Eighteen players including four local-based players took part in the friendly.

Lamin Sarjo Samateh, Buba Sama and Ebrima Camara, all local-based players also made up the Scorpion’s line-up.

The Scorpions last tasted victory since their famous 3-1 win over Namibia in September last year. Since then, they lost 3-1 to Burkina Faso in the African Cup Qualifiers and to Guinea Bissau in an International Friendly in Portugal in February.