By DEWAH Fabrice TEH
Sports writer, Kick442.Com-Cameroon
One of Cameroon’s finest female goalkeepers, Bihina Michaely who is among the nominees for the upcoming 2021 Guinness Super League Awards in Cameroon says she place her hopes and trust in God in winning distinctions during the award.
In an exclusive interview with this site on Tuesday October 12, the Éclair Filles keeper declared she is looking up to the Lord Almighty to emerge victorious during the award ceremony this Wednesday.
“Prayer and God’s wish is my source of hope to win these awards.” Bihina said.
The shoot stopper who expressed joy being among the nominees, also reiterated the importance of the awards to the promotion and development of women’s football in Cameroon. A project Bihina says will help market the country’s women’s top tier football championship.
“This award is very important because it will give much visibility to the women’s game in Cameroon to the other parts of the world.”
Michaely Bihina who is nominated in numerous categories of the Guinness Super League Awards, including the Goalkeeper of the Season, Best Player and Team of the Season award categories, had an exciting season during the 2020/2021 women’s first division football championship in Cameroon.
The very versatile keeper featured in 21 matches for Éclair Filles. Games during which she conceded 14 goals, keeping 12 clean sheets in the process.
The star lady also made history, becoming one of very few Cameroonian keepers to score since the creation of the women’s top tier in Cameroon. She netted 3 goals during the 2020/2021 campaign.
The 18-year-old scored twice against Vision Sport FC in Bamenda when Coach Francis Kolokou started the U20 Lionesses’ keeper as Center Forward after getting short of players in the North West regional chief town.
These successes, the youngsters believe are results of her hard work and a lot more.
“The secret of my performance last season was hard work, prayer and self-discipline. My expectations for next season is simple: Going beyond the limits I reached last term.”
The ceremony of the 2021 Guinness Super League Awards takes place at the Hilton Hotel in Yaounde on Wednesday October 13, 2021.
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