Equatorial Guinea was chosen to co-host the 2012 African Cup of Nations in partnership with Gabon, and hosted the 2015 edition. The country was also chosen to host the 2008 Women’s African Football Championship, which they won. The women’s national team qualified for the 2011 World Cup in Germany.
In June 2016, Equatorial Guinea was chosen to host the 12th African Games in 2019.
EquatorialGuinea is famous for the swimmers Eric Moussambani, nicknamed “Eric the Eel”, and Paula Barila Bolopa, “Paula the Crawler”, who attended the 2000 Summer Olympics.[
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