Sport in Guinea

Commonly known as Guinea-Conarky to not be confused with Guinea-Bissau,  Guinea-Conarky refers to its largest city and the country's capital. Conarky is a port city located on the Atlantic Ocean and is the administrative, cultural, financial and economic center of the country.

Despite its social and financial situation, Guinea-Conarky loves football. Their national football team is called Syli Nationale which literally means National Elephant. Internationally, they have not faired too well not being able to qualify for the World Cup finals with their best performance in the tournament being at the 1976 Africa Cup of Nations where they finished in second place which was held in Morocco and they are expected to host it in 2023. They did however reached the quarter-finals in  2004, 2006 and 2008. The national football team did take the Amilcar Cabral Cup in 2005 for the fifth time (1981, 1982, 1987, 1988 and 2005) in history.

Regardless of their relatively poor international performance, football is enjoys a somewhat of a religious status. Kids will often take a net out and block the whole street, stopping the traffic, to play. There are a few stadiums left in the country like the Strade 28 and the Nongo Stadium.

Below are details of sports, sporting events and sports people related to Guinea. Is there something missing? If you know of something that should be listed here, please make a comment below.

Popular sports of Guinea

Guinea Sporting Success

Athletes from Guinea

Guinea Sports trivia

Guinea at major events

Past sporting events hosted in Guinea

Upcoming sporting events in Guinea

Annual sporting events held in Guinea

Sporting Facilities in Guinea

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