Amateur side Soleil of Garoua have eliminated Cameroon League Two Club OFTA of Kribi in an interesting 32nd Final Cup of Cameroon game this Friday afternoon in Bertoua.
The boys of Coach Alioun Kana Joel had no fear as they faced their betters on paper.
The Garoua side scored 3 minutes into the encounter through Dieudonne Fabassou setting the path for the upset.
Attempts to get the equalizer left coach Mathias’ OFTA side exposed and they were punished by the brilliant Soleil side thanks to a second goal from Hamadou Bruno Ismaïla in the 39th minutes given Soleil a 2 nil lead in the Half Time.
7 minutes into the second segment,Nodjodoum will ensure he kills any hopes of a come back in OFTA when he notched in the 3rd goal for Soleil who were well on course to victory.
8 minutes later,OFTA won and converted a penalty through Midfielder Yaya Nsangou Geremi.
With 30 minutes left coach Matthias’ team showed character putting Soleil in extreme difficulties.
Yaya Nsangou Geremi will convert a second Penalty in the 79th minutes of the game as the come back chances looked likely with 11 minutes to go.
Unfortunately for OFTA their talismans on the day will leave them earlier than they will have wished after seeing red in the 88th minutes as OFTA were left to fight back into the game with just 10 men.
Soleil of Garoua showed character and managed the rest of the minutes of the game to get a wonderful 3-2 win.
OFTA Kribi 2-3 Soleil of Garoua
Yaya Nsangou Geremi (Pen) X2 / Dieudonne Fabassou, Hamadou Bruno Ismaïla, Nodjodoum Alioum
Soleil of Garoua match into the next round of the Cup were they will clash with 2018 semi finalist Panthere Nde in Bertoua on the 29th of May.
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