The return leg of the Cameroon MTN Elite 2 league saw AS Matelot of Douala grabbing a precious victory in Yaounde by beating league leaders Renaissance of Ngoumou 1-2. Renaissance dominated the games but due to the inefficiency of its attackers always failed at goalmouth. AS Matelot proceeded by counter offensive play masterminded by its talisman Jean Ali. The latter was at the origin of the first goal for the visitors with an assist to Arouna issaka who opened scores at the 30th minute. Renaissance created several goal opportunities but was unable to equalize due to the inefficiency of its strikers. In the second half, Jean Ali in a solo move beat goalkeeper claude Ateba of Renaissance for the 2-0. Renaissance succeeded in reducing score at the 75th minute when Joseph Apam dribbled three defenders to beat goalkeeper Leopold kamguia of AS Matelot.
In other matches of the 18th day of play, the “Reds” of Bang bullet of Nkambe beat Panthere on away ground (0-1), DAc2000 beat As Etoa Meki (2-1), Dynamo of Douala falls on home soil (0-2) beaten by Cosmos of Mbam, In a north west derby, National Polytechnic of Bambui beat PWD Bamenda (1-0). The Abakwa boys are gradually sinking into the relegation zone.
The second part of the 18th day of play will be played on Tuesday 20th of june with the following fixtures;
Yaounde II – BOTAFOGO
AVION du Nkam- Panthere Security Garoua
Par NKEDE Lawrence