In France, French Champions Paris Saint Germain were stunned at Montpellier’s Stade de la Mosson in a delay Day 34 fixture in the French Ligue 1. PSG took the lead at the 12th minute through an own goal from Montpellier’s Cameroon defender Ambroise Oyongo Bitolo. Fortunately for him his team fought back to end all three points in a 3-2 win. Oyongo’s compatriot Eric Maxime Choupo-Moting led the line for PSG in the first 46minutes of the game before being taken off. That win takes Montpellier to fifth on the league with 54 points but with a 30 points margin with their opponents of the day.
Rennes drew 2-2 with Monaco, Cameroon forward James Edward Lea Siliki played for 76 minutes before making way for Algeria’s Mehdi Zeffane. His compatriots and teammates, 20 years old defender Gerzino Nyamsi and 19 years old forward Timotheé Nkada Zogo we’re both unused substitutes.
In the Italian Serie B, Joseph Minala played the entire game in midfield for Salernitana who lost 3-1 away to Foggia.
In the Finland Veikkausliiga, midfielder Gaël Etock played for 75 minutes for Lahti in their 1-1 draw with VPS. He made was replaced by Teemu Jeantti.
24 year old Cameroon defender Luc Landry Tabi Manga kept his place in defense for the entire game in an entertaining 3-4 away win for his team KuPS against IFK Mariehamn.
Jérôme Onguéné played the entire game as Red Bull Salzburg defeated Rapid Wien in the Austrian cup final 2-0 to lift their sixth Austrian cup title, haven won their first in the 2011-2012 season.
North Macedonia 🇲🇰
Former Cameroon under-20 international Yannick Makota Ngalle was on target at the 75th minute for Pobeda who lost 1-3 at their Goce Delcev Stadium against FK Akademija Pandev in the North Macedonia Prva Liga.
In the Belarusian Cup semifinals, Shahkter Soligorsk defeated Isloch 4-2 after extra time. Shahkter’s 19 year old Cameroon midfielder Afid Max Ebong Ngome was introduced at the 119th minute of the game and saw yellow a minute later.
UEFA Champions League
It was a semifinals first leg of mixed fortunes for the two Cameroonians still left in the world’s most prestigious club football competition.
Goalkeeper Andre Onana kept a precious clean sheet for Ajax in their vital away win against Tottenham Hotspurs who are at this stage of the competition for the first time. The four times winners Ajax who lastly lifted the trophy in 1995 now have a golden opportunity to make it to the final with a very exciting young team.
For defender Joel Matip and Liverpool, they greatly compromised their chances of progressing to the final after a humiliating 3-0 loss away to FC Barcelona’s Camp Nou. An unplayable Lionel Messi with a brace was their undoing, though the Cameroon defender played the entire game like he has been doing since his return from injury.
A season that was full of promises and entertainment for Liverpool might yet again end without any trophy for the 18 times English League winners and 5time European Champions.