Canon Sportive of Yaoundé has beaten Yong Sports Academy of Bamenda 2#1, in a day three game of the Cameroon Elite One Championship.
Former YOSA forward, Simon Fils Moukette scored the Crucial goal of the game to crucifix his former employers.
Coming into the game from defeats to APEJES and Cotonsport on match day two, Canon and YOSA needed Positive results from the game to reposition themselves on the standings in Pool B.
Gilles Vivian Enanombel’s put the KpaKum ahead with a sublime finish at the 11 minute of the game. YOSA struggled to impose their game plan, but it was instead Canon who looked likely to increasing tally, with Ngon A Tiati, Simon Fils Moukette, and Gilles Vivian Enanombel being a constant nuisance to YOSA’s back four.
Goalkeeper Ashu Kelvin stayed vigilant, while Aminou Iliasou and Assongwe Lovette made crucial last ditch interceptions time and again.
Just when Canon thought they had secured a one goal lead before the break, goalkeeper James Djaoyong dropped an howler, when he failed grab the ball in an airborne duel with YOSA’s Agbor Emmanuel. The latter was swift to react, and slotted the ball to the back of the net, to make sure that both sides returned to the dressing room tight one goal apiece.
Upon resumption for the second segment, YOSA subbed off Ngeh Beligine and brought in Frankline Tangiri.
58 minutes on the clock, an unmarked Simon Fils Moukette headed home a beautiful delivery from Ngon A Tiati’s free kick, to put Canon ahead, and pecked back his former team.
Canon introduced Hervé Eloundou for Pierre Marie Nguini, and on the side of the yellow submarines of Bamenda, offensive options were brought in through Yuh Moses and Jean Claude Laimo, with Joel Etogue and Agbor Emmanuel ceding their places.
The closest YOSA came to levelling scores, was Tangiri’s side netting at the 73rd minute, as the Mekokmegonda tighten up at the back, to secure all three points.
Moukette returned to haunt his former team, but says it was very important for him to get off the mark.
“A goal against my former team, I was not supposed to celebrate, but I did because I was already on a run of three games without a goal. So I was obliged to jubilate”.
“For the goal I think was left unmarked behind. The defense was inattentive and Ngon A Tiati’s cross met me in that far post and I buried it to the back of the net”, Moukette told reporters after the game.
YOSA’s coach, Martin Nkabyo admitted that it was a good game for both sides, but Canon was more realistic in front of goal.
Canon have now recorded just their fourth win in 19 outings against YOSA. It is also the KpaKum’s second win of the season, while YOSA has now lost two consecutive league games.