Catholic University SA played a 1-1 draw against local town rivals, Continental FA in a match day three clash of the South West Regional championship.
The first half was a complete Catholic University dominance as they squandered so many chances to take the lead, but Njuma Joel however gave the home side the lead at the 29th minute of play.
The wheels fell off in the second half for Catholic University SA, as Continental FA substitute, Alfred Agbor hammered in the equalizer for the Gra Gra boys at the 58th minute.
Both sides had chances to take all three points, but it all ended 1-1.
This is Catholic University SA’s first competitive league game since the league ended prematurely last term. They were to play against Dynamic FC on Match day one, but Dynamic never showed up and in the second day of play, they were exempted.
Talking to coach Enow Brandon after the game, he praised his boys despite the draw.
“I am impressed, judging from the fact that they have not been playing some very serious games. Continental FA happens to be one of the best clubs we have, even in terms of experience. Catholic University also has some certain level of performance as concerns the regional division two championship.
“The first half, we took over and squandered so many chances and this hunt us in the second half as they got an equalizer.
Coach Enow Brandon did only praise his but also praised his opponent of the day.
“I am impressive with both teams because of the standard of the game. I saw physical football and tactical football. The teams actually respected their game plans and i’m very happy with the match of today”.
The next stop for Catholic University is the cup of Cameroon preliminaries, where they will take on Prisons FC of Buea in a delayed second round tie.
When ask by media men, his approach towards the game on Wednesday, the coach said they will correct the errors of the Previous game.
“Yes we have to first of all go back, see where we have made some errors of today, then we can start from there and know how we can attack Prisons of Buea, which is also one of the top clubs in Buea with good coaches. We know they have a good side, they won their last match, so we just have to go back with regards to own objectives by the grace of God, we want to go far in the cup of Cameroon”, coach Enow Brandon told the media.
Catholic University SA won their first round cup of Cameroon tie 1-0 against FUSSA and will be hoping to get a ticket for third round when Prisons FC come knocking on Wednesday at the Buea Town Green stadium.
Catholic University SA’s next league game is against another tough side, Buea United FC.