Théodore Nzue Nguema

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Théodore Nzue Nguema
Personal information
Date of birth (1973-11-09)9 November 1973
Place of birth Libreville, Gabon
Date of death 5 May 2022(2022-05-05) (aged 48)
Place of death Bata, Equatorial Guinea
Position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990 Santé Sports d'Oyem
1991–1995 USM Libreville
1996–1997 Mbilinga FC
1997–1998 Angers 28 (4)
1998–1999 ES Zarzis
1999–2001 Braga 8 (0)
2001–2004 Libreville
2004–2007 Téléstar
National team
1995–2005 Gabon 77 (23[1])
Teams managed
2012 Real Castel
2015–2019 AD Mongomo / Futuro Kings
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Théodore Nzue Nguema (9 November 1973 – 5 May 2022) was a Gabonese professional football player and manager. He played as a striker and represented the Gabon national team between 1995 and 2005, scoring 23 goals in 77 appearances.

Club career

Born in Libreville, Gabon, with roots in Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea,[2] Nguema began playing football in the local league.[3] He played in Tunisia for ES Zarzis and Portugal for S.C. Braga[4] and in his homeland for Libreville and Téléstar.

International career

Nguema has also played for Gabon national team and participated at the 2000 African Cup of Nations where they were eliminated in the group stages. He played for the side that finished third at the 2005 CEMAC Cup.[5]

Managerial career

Nguema managed Real Castel and Estrellas del Futuro (later known as Futuro Kings FC) in Equatorial Guinea.


Nguema died on 5 May 2022 in Bata, Equatorial Guinea.[6][7]


  1. ^ Théodore Nzué Nguéma - International Goals
  2. ^ Yatoumba, Ismaël (19 July 2021). "Football/« Je suis en Guinée Equatoriale, mon cœur est toujours au Gabon »". Gabon All Sport (in French). Retrieved 2 January 2022. After my glory years with the Gabon national team, I now live in Mongomo, where I have been made very welcome by my family here.
  3. ^ "Théodore Zué Nguéma est mort à Mongomo à 48 ans". Gabon Actu (in French). 5 May 2022. Retrieved 6 May 2022.
  4. ^ "Nguema (Theodore Zue Nguema)" (in Portuguese). Fora de Jogo. Retrieved 23 August 2009.
  5. ^ De Bock, Christofhe & Batalha, José (5 March 2006). "Coupe de la CEMAC 2005". RSSSF.
  6. ^ "Fallece Nzue Nguema, internacional gabonés de origen ecuatoguineano". Revista Real EquatorialGuinea (in Spanish). 6 May 2022. Retrieved 6 May 2022.
  7. ^ "Gabon: décès de Théodore Zue Nguema à l'âge de 49 ans !". Gabon Media Time (in French). 6 May 2022. Retrieved 6 May 2022.

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