1a)Victor Mengue– Fovu striker,Victor Mengue scored his first Career hat trick in match day 1 and became the first player in the LFPC era to score a Hat trick in the opening week of the League.

Hat trick Hero Victor Mengue in his Fortuna days

1b)PWD Bamenda-15 years after they were relegated,PWD of Bamenda played thier first ever Top flight game in the LFPC era last weekend against Apejes.

2a)Ashu Tambe-YOSA Forward, Ashu Tambe Clevis assisted the only goal in the YOSA’s win over Eding Sport FC.It is the second season in a row that he assisted in the opening game of the season.He assisted Toko Toko Eric’s goal for Feutcheu FC in last season’s opener against Apejes.

2b)APEJES of Mfou-APEJES of Mfou suffered a 1-2 defeat in their opening game of the season for the second season in a row.

2c)YOSA of Bamenda-YOSA’s 1 nil win over Eding Sport FC was just their second win over Eding Sport FC in their last 7 league one meetings.

2d) Junior Lionel Bangda- 17 year old Junior Bangda of Colombe Dja scored a brace in his League One debut to become the youngest player to score a brace in the league one Championship in the last two seasons.

3)Colombe of Dja-Colombe scored thrice in Limbe and picked up thier first win of the season.It is the first time in 5 League one matches that Colombe have scored thrice against New Stars in a league game.

4)Victor Mengue-Victor Mengue’s hat trick for Fovu is tge club’s first since their return to the big time and the first in an opening since the birth of the LFPC 9 years Ago.He is only the 5th player to score a hatrick in the Cameroon top flight league since since August 2017.The other 4 players are; Francis Ebembe Elimbi,Marius Mouandilmadji x2,Junior Rostand Mbai and Steve Herve B. Elame.

5)Konyuy Jude-Konyuy Jude scored 5 minutes after kick against Apejes. His goal for PWD of Bamenda made PWD the 5th top flight club Jude has scored for in his Career.His last goal for PWD came over a decade ago but not in the top flight. He has scored goals in the Cameroon top flight for; Union Sportive,UMS of Loum,Feutcheu of Djiko,YOSA Academy of Bamenda and now PWD of Bamenda.

6) Matches with Goals-Six of the 7 matches played so far have produced goals with the only exception being the clash between Stade Renard and Feutcheu FC.In total 21 goals have been scored by 17 players.

7)Laurent George Djam-Now in Charge of UMS of Loum,Coach Djam had his first outing as Coach of his new Club.UMS becomes the 7th top flight Club he is leading after stops at;Botafogo,Eding Sport FC,Lion Blesse,Bamboutos FC,New Stars,Stade Renard and now UMS of Loum. At 45 he is one of the best of his generation.

8)Colombe of DJa-The club’s win over New Stars last weekend made it 8 wins in 18 games for Coach Charlemagne Mbongo dating back to May 2018 when she was appointed to replace Coach Thierry Mettomo. 1 defeat,9 draws and 8 wins.In his time at the club,his team has scored  24 goals,conceded 13 and kept 9 clean sheets.

9)Herman Oumarou Sokba-The current head Coach of Apejes of Mfou took charge of the team on Sunday in Bamenda to make it his 9th consecutive season as a Coach at the Club at the age of 36.He played for the club but retired at a very young age due to an injury.He was involved when 11 years old Apejes moved from amateur Football to the top flight championship where they have been in the last 6 seasons. In his time around,Apejes has won the cup of Cameroon in 2016 and Achieved a 3rd place finish.

10) PWD of Bamenda Goalscoring Run at Home-PWD Bamenda scored on Sunday to extend their scoring run at home to 10 games in a row.The Last club to prevent PWD of Bamenda from scoring at home is Dynamo of Douala. On the 08/04/2018 Dynamo went Bamenda and kept a clean sheet in a Clash that ended with a virgin Draw score.Coach Jean Baptiste Toguem has also made his team difficult to beat at home;PWD suffered their last home defeat over 1 year ago (30/09/2017) when visiting Fovu humiliated them by 2 goals to nil.They are on a run of 15 home games without defeat,their Next Opponents in Bamenda;Colombe are currently on a run of 17 league games without defeat(8 wins,7 draws).In fact since Charlemagne Mbongo took over as coach of Colombe in May 2018,his team has accepted defeat in the League only against New Stars on the 13th of May 2018 plus a cup defeat to Cotonsport last season.

10b) Willy Stephane Nnameji-UMS Loum midfielder,Willy Nnameji scored from the penalty spot in match day one of this season’s championship against AS Fortuna.He has scored in 10 consecutive seasons in Cameroon going back to his Days at Union Sportive of Douala in 2007.He played for Fovu of Baham after he before before joining UMS of Loum.

11)Next Champions-In the last 11 years only 5 clubs have won the League title in Cameroon.They are Cotonsport,Tiko United,Union Sportive Douala,UMS of Loum and Eding Sport FC. Which team next? The most successful team in the Domestic League Cotonsport enter the competition as defending champion.

Match day one will end on Wednesday in Limbe when defending of the League,Cotonsport visit winners of last year’s League two winners Avion of Nkam.

ANGU LESLEY

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