By Beng Emmanuel
Sports writer, www.kick442.com-Cameroon
Raissa Nnanga scored a first half brace as Canon Sportif beat Women’s league one debutants Vision Sport FC 5-2 in an enthralling game to launch the 2019/2020 football season at the Ahmadou Ahidjou Stadium in Yaounde.
The North West based club were the first on the move when Akwe Cleris hit the woodwork three minutes into the game with a powerful freekick.
Canon’s skipper Jacqueline Carole almost gave the Yaounde based club the lead but her effort was saved by Nyuytimbiy Germain of Vision Sport with a timely move.
Raissa Nnanga Ebolo capitalized from a lackluster Vision Sport defence to open score after beating the keeper emphatically.
Berthe Reiette Abega scored from the spot to increase tally after Canon was awarded a glaring penalty kick at the 12th min.
Vision Sport began creating multiple chances, the closest being Shalom Makoma’s strike which gave little of a threat to Canon.
Raissa Nnanga Ebolo scored her second league goal with a cool 20 minute finish from a left side cross after the goal scoring chance seemed almost wasted.
Despite the visible scale of the first half thrashing Vision Sport opted for more offensive work as teams skipper Shalom Makoma’s bullet strike went slightly across the cross bar .
Their efforts paid off at the 31 minute when Akwe Cleris inspired her team to a come back with a superb penalty kick.
The talented midfield maestro scored a second goal three minutes to the break with a bullet long range freekick which left Canon’s keeper Elsa Christelle completely helpless.
Canon Sportif returned with more confidence into the game and mounted immense pressure on the visitors.
Super-substitute Raygeen Parole Abena scored from a rebound at the 47th minute after Raissa Nanga’s shoot was initially saved by Vision Sport’s keeper.
Vision Sport’s Shalom Makoma ran past Canon’s defence but screwed her 64th minute effort against Canon’s keeper.
Canon regained control of the game scoring a fifth goal through Jacqueline Carole at the 76th minute from Ariane Bebey’s assist.
Vision Sport FC of Bamenda qualified for the Women’s top tier football league for the first time since their creation 3 years ago.
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