Captain Joel Etogue speaking to the media ahead of the Vita game

As the countdown to UMS’ blockbuster CAF Champions league game against AS Vita club narrows, there is certainly much excitement amongst football lovers in Cameroon, who will want to see how league one champions, UMS can challenge the Congolese champions. In the camp of UMS, it is total concentration, as they are determined to correct the errors committed last term, against Lobi stars of Nigeria.

If there is anyone who is relishing the opportunity of facing one of Africa’s best clubs, then his name is Joel Etogue, the captain of UMS. The charismatic captain has guided UMS to several local titles and continental games, but going head to head against AS Vita club, is a huge challenge.

Captain Joel Etogue speaking to the media ahead of the Vita game

We are very prepared and we try to keep the composure and you know it’s going to be a difficult a huge task ahead of us, so we just want to keep the composure and see how we take Sunday’s game”, said Etogue.

UMS has been camping in Akono, in the center region of Cameroon, and Etogue has confidence that his team can give Vita hard times. “We are preparing normally, trying to see how we can cut the T’s and dot the I’s, where we can put them uncomfortable”. The UMS captain added that “We don’t really have a clue about AS Vita, but from the information we gathered, we are trying to work on it”.

Union de Mouvement sportive of Loum will be in their third CAF champion’s league participation this year, and will be hopping to create an upset when Florent Ibenge’s AS Vita club come visiting on Sunday.

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The Former National Polytechnic and EEMSA man, Joel Etogue, will be expected to showcase his leadership qualities, which have been vital in his side’s recent successes. With the recent reinforcement in the UMS squad such as the coming in of Brice Owona, Guillaume Din and Fabrice Ekwalla Ebongue.The reigning Cameroon league one champions, will certainly go in for a kill on Sunday, before the return leg in Congo, in a fortnight.

AFESEH APONG
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