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Afcon Hosts Equatorial Guinea Sack Coach

Information from the Equatorial Guinea Football Federation (Feguifut) indicates that although the Spanish born coach was with the team camped in Portugal; they decided not to renew his contract that expired on December 31, 2014.
Sacked Equatorial Guinea coach Andoni Goikoetxea Olaskoaga.

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Equatorial Guinea has sacked its national head coach Andoni Goikoetxea Olaskoaga few days to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).

Information from the Equatorial Guinea Football Federation (Feguifut) indicates that although the Spanish born coach was with the team camped in Portugal; they decided not to renew his contract that expired on December 31, 2014.

He bid farewell through a tweet, thanking the people of Equatorial Guinea for the love they showed him in the two years spent with the team (Nzalang Nacional).

fter the withdrawal of Morocco to host the 2015 Afcon over fears of the deadly Ebola virus that ravaged West African nationals last year, the government of Equatorial Guinea offered to host Africa\'s biggest football showpiece between January 17 to February 8th., 2015.

There had been reports of a rift between the temperamental Coach and the FA even before Equatorial Guinea offered to host the event.

Although it is not clear who will handle the team at the competition, reports indicate that Nigeria\'s former coach Stephen Keshi and former Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac are among the coaches who have already applied for the position.

The Equatorial Guinea team is grouped alongside Gabon, Congo and Burkina Faso in Group A for the Afcon competition. They will face DR Congo in the opening game on January 17 in Estadio de Bata.

The other nations that will feature in the competition include; Zambia, Tunisia, Cape Verde, DR Congo, Ghana, Algeria, South Africa, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Mali, Cameroon and Guinea.

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