By Angu Lesley
Football writer kick442.com-Cameroon
Cinyodev FA have their teenage goalkeeping Mbang Favour to thank for their qualification to the semis of this year’s Limbe International Youth tournament.
Mbang saved three penalties in Cinyodev Under-14s post-match penalties victory against EFBC this Wednesday.
The 14-year old custodian displayed his good reflexes during the game producing two spectacular saves as his side held EFBC to a 1-1 draw on regular time.
The shot stopper went on to save EFBC’s first, third and fifth penalty in the 3-2 victory.
“First of all , I am very happy for the victory and the total commitment and performance and the players. Most importantly the Goalkeeper, after having a slacky start of the competition, he promised to take the team to the next stage and kept to his promise today. With us leading 1-0 he kept his calm and controlled his team before eventually conceding from some poor defensive marking during a corner kick.
The game ended 1-0 and it was time for Penalties. He said to his teammates. “Score the penalties for I will save atleast 2 penalties “
He eventually saved 3 penalties; 1st, 3rd and 5th. And Boom Semi Finals we are in,” coach Felix Uchechukwu Chukwu told kick442.com.
Mbang won plaudits from multiple fans who witnessed his exploits.
The keeper has been on the books of CINYODEV FA for four years surely justifying why on debut in the famous international he is simply doing his things.
Cinyodev FA face EFORCA of Douala in one of the semi finals for the Under-16 category on Thursday.
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