Elite One: AS Fortuna 2-0 Stade Renard – 3 Talking points from Fortuna’s win at Mbankomo

  • As Fortuna records 4 points in 2 games, conceding no goal.
  • Stade Renard records second defeat in 3 games

AS Fortuna beat Stade Renard of Melong 2-0 at the CAF Stadium in Mbankomo to record a comfortable 3 points that puts the club at 4 points in 2 games played and a 6th position on the league table with one delay game to play.
One goal in the early minutes of the first half form Thierry Akono Akono and a second late goal in the second half from Vandelin Yves Elkoundou ensured that AS Fortuna got all three points.
Here are the 3major talking points from the game.

#1. AS Fortuna can rely on it’s solid defense

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AS Fortuna is one of the few teams that has not conceded a single goal since the kickoff of the championship. The team can rely on a solid defence that has resisted the assaults of Bamboutos of Mbouda and today Stade Renard of melong. Goalkeeper Descharles Cherry Minko Mba has kept 2 clean sheets so far.

#2. Fortuna’s magic duo Vandelin Yves Eloundou & Thierry Akono Akono impact the front line

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Eloundou swift on the ball

The former TKC forward who recently joined AS Fortuna is having good times playing up front paid up with today’s man of the Match, Alain Thierry Akono Akono.  AS Fortuna’s attack line is a promising fast engine with the additional presence of Lionel Christian Ateba Mbida who is equally making his come back into the club after an unsuccessful European adventure.

#3. Stade Renard doomed on artificial pitches

Renard doomed on artificial pitches

The current Cameroon cup and super cup winners suffered their second defeat of the season on the artificial turf of the mbankomo stadium. The club holds a sorrowful record of poor performances when playing on an artificial turf.
Prior to this game, the club has lost all its championship and cup games playing on any artificial turfs. These are her last appearances on an artificial turf which all ended by a defeat.

Dragon 2- 1 Stade renard , Centre technique de la FECAFOOt Odza 25 July 2018
Fortuna 4-0 Stade renard, Centre technique de la FECAFOOt, Odza 15 July 2018
Yafoot 2-0 Stade renard , Centre technique de la FECAFOOt, odza 28 June 2018

The defeat to AS Fortuna comes to add to the list of defeats on artificial turf, making it a doomed pitch for the Moungo Boys!


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