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Equatorial Guinea wins over fans

Smallest nation in tournament impresses

Updated: June 29, 2011, 4:34 PM ET
By Beau Dure

AUGSBURG, Germany -- The stands had plenty of empty seats, but the media tribune did not. For once, the reporters were ahead of the curve.

Equatorial Guinea, one of the most obscure countries to qualify for a major international soccer tournament, put on a show in a bizarre but entertaining game Wednesday, winning over the crowd that had ventured to a stadium that will soon host its first men's Bundesliga games. The fans didn't care that Equatorial Guinea had three of its best players ...

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