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Equatorial Guinea player killed

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Equatorial Guinea will play at next year's World Cup

Equatorial Guinea's Teclaire Bille Esono has been killed in a road accident in Cameroon.

Esono was a key member of the team which finished runners-up at the recent African women's championship.

They lost 4-2 to the Super Falcons in the final in South Africa but qualified for next year's World Cup in Germany.

But immediately after last month's tournament, there claims that two players who lined up in final is a man.

The 22-year-old Esono played for Equatorial Guinean club Bellas Artes.

Esono's brother was also among the three victims of the accident which occurred on the road between Yaounde and Douala overnight Tuesday.

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African Women's Championship
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