Jacinta Ela Eyene

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Jacinta Ela Eyene is a striker who was born in Anisoc, Equatorial Guinea on 2nd May 1982. Ela began his career at Espanyol, representing Spain at U18 level. Years later he would switch nationalities to play for Equatorial Guinea's U23 side. He signed for Southampton in the summer of 2001, but failed to make a first team appearance in a two year spell at the South Coast club. Ela featured just six times for the reserves during 2001/02, before being loaned out to Hercules the following season. He then joined Alaves, where he spent one year playing for the clubs B team. In 2005 he returned to the UK with Dundee, penning a two-year deal. Ela failed to break into the first team however, and was released from his contract after a year. He has since drifted around a number of lower league Spanish clubs, including Gava, Gramenet, Fundacion Logrones and Premia.