Spain 'ban photographs with Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang'

Spain's coach Vicente del Bosque during the Confederations Cup against Italy on June 27, 2013
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The Spanish national football team are reportedly not permitted to pose for photographs with Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang.

The Spanish Football Federation have reportedly ordered the players from the national team not to pose for photographs with Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang.

The World and European champions were criticised for organising a friendly in Malabo during the international break due to the state of the country.

The Spanish football authorities have placed a ban on the players from attending a reception with Obiang, according to AS.

Reports have claimed that the Spain squad will only leave their hotel in order to train and compete in the match.

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