Monday, September 22, 2014

Château FC Lifts WICUDA Yaounde Unity Cup Again!

Yaounde, Cameroon—Chateau FC of Ngoa Ekelle, has been crowned champions of the Wimbum Cultural and Development Association, WICUDA Yaounde Unity football tournament for the third consecutive time.
The boys of Tanyu Patrick defeated Young Stars FC of Taku by two (2) goals to zero (0) during the final that was played at the military football stadium in Yaounde on Sunday September 21, 2014.
'Mfuh' FC played the warm-up final match
“Though it is often said there is no magic in football, I believe that there is magic in it, and the magic is hard work”, Tanyu Patrick, coach of Chateau FC said at the end of the match.
The third consecutive victory according to Tanyu Patrick is an encouragement for him and his boys to work harder for further victories.
Despite the fact that Young Stars FC did not win, their coach, Dr. Ndi Richard Tantoh was very optimistic.
“To have come up to this level is already a wonderful achievement, I want to congratulate my boys for coming second out of the fourteen teams that participated. We started at the fourth position, came up to the third, and this year we are second, so it is evident that next year we will be first”, Young Stars coach said.
Young Stars FC planning to win next year
The coordinator of the Wimbum unity football tournament in Yaounde, Mr Takwa Joakim held that the aim of the tournament is to keep Wimbum youths in Yaounde busy as well as to identify football talents amongst the youths.
Lumumba Patrick, striker of Chateau FC retained the best player trophy for the second consecutive time while Ngah Haison Afanyu, goalkeeper of Young Stars FC was voted best goalkeeper of the tournament.
An inaugural match played earlier between ‘Mfuh’ FC and Wimbum Veterans ended in a goalless draw.
Speaking before the commencement of the finals, the president of the Wimbum Cultural and Development Association, WICUDA, Yaounde, Mr. Bungong Lazarus Nfor called for fair play between both teams.
The 2014 edition of the Wimbum unity football tournament that began in the month of June witnessed the participation of fourteen teams divided into two pools of seven teams each.
The champions, Chateau FC backed home the sum of CFA 235.000F together with the coveted trophy and gold medals while the runners-up, Young Stars FC had an encouragement cash prize of CFA 141.000F in addition to a trophy and silver medals. The third place was won by MYNACO FC of Mbot who also received an encouragement cash prize.
By Ndi Eugene Ndi in Yaounde

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