By Nji Nelson Chefor
Sports writer, kick442.com Cameroon.
The FECAFOOT organized Cameroon Elite One championship gets underway this Tuesday November 10, 2020 with three matches on program.
In Bamenda, at the Yong Sports Academy stadium as from 2:30pm, defending champions, PWD Social Club of Bamenda will play host to visiting Stade Renard of Melong.
PWD are getting into the season to confirm their status as champions of Cameroon. They had a very tedious pre-season that took them to Limbe where they played Options Sport, to Equatorial Guinea where they played Futuro Kings of Mongomo and in Yaounde where the team took part in the Tournoi de Solidarité.
The boys of coach David Pagou played 12 pre-season matches recording 6 wins, 3 draws and 3 defeats. In the process, they conceded 13 goals and and scored 25.
For Stade Renard of Melong, they took part in the Bepanda-Info pre-season tournament in Douala. In the tournament, Stade Renard played 4 matches, won 2, with a draw and a defeat as they were eliminated at the semi finals.
During the 2019/2020 football season, PWD Social Club of Bamenda were crowned champions after the league was stopped due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Abakwa Boys recorded 47 points in 28 games.
Stade Renard of Melong on its part grabbed 35 points in 28 games and finished the league at the 13th position.
Players to watch out
PWD Social Club of Bamenda kept about 75% of the squad that won the league title last season. The team has also brought in some new impetus to their squad.
Mael Dindjeke, Vincent Paul Ngondi, Tchaoua Leger, John Paul Nzo Ngang, Boung Joel Ondoa are some of the players to watch out for in the ranks of PWD.
In the ranks of Stade Renard of Melong, some of the players to watch out for are Kooh Jules, Meyong Alfred, Temga Roger, Tamo Giresse Tinwo.
PWD Social Club of Bamenda will be without their head coach David Pagou who is on national duty with the intermediate lions of Cameroon.
Should in case he is not in the dugouts for PWD, then the technical director, Tama Wango will handle affairs for the team.
Stade Renard on their part will be with their experience gaffer, coach Gabriel Zabo. The former Colombe coach will be handling his first elite one game for Stade Renard after signing a two year contract some four months ago. His experience in the elite one championship will be an added advantage to the visitors.
All rights reserved. This material and any other digital content on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written, or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from our management.
This site is not responsible for the content displayed by external sites