By Anye Nde Nsoh
Sports Writer kick442.com-Cameroon
EFBC have lifted the Eatser Cup trophy for the first time in three editions, beating Coton Sports of Garoua 4#1.
At kick-off it was clear EFBC was determined to win the trophy and prevent a repeat of history.
A Brace for Mughe Francois summarized EFBC’s afternoon.
Both sides started on the offense trying to get an opener in early exchanges.
EFBC won the first corner kick of the game within five minutes, Mughe Francois Regis sent a long ball into the box, but a good clearance from Coton Sport’s backline dealt with the danger.
Nine minutes of play, Mohamed Dalbai picks the ball from the median, plays a one-two with Nkamga Kuemkong who attempts a shot on target but it went over the goalpost.
Nkamga Kuemkong again had his way into the box from a through ball from EFBC right-back Aboubakar Dalbai, brilliant defending from Ahmadou Ahidjo Mohamadou stopped the run.
Coton sport retaliated to the dominance when forward Madi Stanislan made a run forward and stroke a good shot 14 minutes towards EFBC’s post, goalkeeper Moutsio Ulrich saved.
A slim chance popped up for Coton Sports, when a poor clearance from goalkeeper Moutsio Ulrich around the penalty area gave Ahamadou Ahidjo an opportunity but his effort was repelled.
No goal for either side till minutes to the end of first segment.
EFBC won a free-kick, a good cross-in from Mughe Francois Regis into Coton’s danger zone, well converted by Noom Quomah Baleba to give a 1#0 lead to EFBC.
Immediately, the coton weavers centered the ball headed forward Madi Stanislan equalised scores to 1#1.
It became more complicated upon return to predict a winner. Cotonsport and the tournament’s lead scorer Wassou Goue was substituted due to injury.
Minutes later, Nkamga Kuemkong and Mouctar Kodji were substituted for Mangana Arsene and Nagida Aboubakar.
Ball possession stayed at 50/50 as both teams struggled for a winner in the competition.
EFBC won a first corner for second segment, a cross from Mangana Arsene Ulrich fell to Mughe Francois Regis who struck, giving EFBC a 2#1 lead.
Mughe Francois Regis picked the ball from the median headed forward, a foul was committed on him by Ahmadou Ahidjo lead to a penalty for EFBC. Ekanga Ondoa went for the ball but missed the penalty.
A corner evolved from the penalty shoot-out, Mangana Arsene Ulrich sends a long one in, as both sides for goal or defense Ewouki Ndoumbe hammered home the ball for the third goal for EFBC 3#1.
Another corner kick for EFBC Mangana Arsene with the ball finds Mughe Francois Regis who scores a brace giving a 4#1 lead over Coton Sport.
In the end it was a comfortable 4-1 victory for EFBC.
EFBC 4#1 Coton Sport
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