Cotonsport of Garoua ran out 4#1 winner over Yong sport Academy of Bamenda in the 16 finals of the Cameroon cup. In the game that was played at the FECAFOOT technical center in Odza this Thursday 30 May 2019, the Cotonites scored twice in both halves, to ease past a weak YOSA side, who made the trip to Yaounde with just 11 players. Daouda Kamilou and Marou Souaibou put cotonsport comfortably ahead in the first segment, though YOSA pulled one back earlier in the second segment.
The turning point of the game was the last three minutes, which saw defender Ngweni Ndasi increasing tally, before right back Thomas Etta Bawak powered home a 30 yard drive to seal a win for Cotonsport, his first ever goal for the cotonites, since he join the club from New Stars of Douala some months back. The versatile defender had earlier provided the assist for Marou Souaibou’s goal, with a pinpoint cross. Since he joined the 15 times league one champions, Etta Thomas Bawak has been instrumental to the team’s performance, both in the CAF Champions League, CAF Confederations cup and the league one championship.
Reacting to scoring his first goal with the league one giants, Etta Bawak described it as a Dream come true. “I’m very happy, I knew that one day it will come so with this first goal, it is just like a source of motivation to me, and I will continue to work hard to assist my team score many goals” he said. Kick442.com quizzed to know what came to his mind before he hit the screamer, Etta Bawak continued “it was a decisive ball and I knew that if I shoot from there, it can get on target”.
Etta Thomas Bawak won the Cameroon cup with UMS in 2015, and his now eyeing a double with Cotonsport this season.