Day five matches of the South West Regional championship were played over the weekend, with Continental FA extending their unbeaten run to 9 games, after a 4-2 win over rivals Buea United.
Pool B Review
Catholic University SA 1-1 University of Buea
Pool B matches started with the two underdogs of the Pool, as Catholic University SA seperated on a 1-1 draw with the University of Buea FC. Lenya Elias opened scores for Catholic University SA, while the University of Buea equalized through Frank Gires. The draw puts Catholic University SA on 5 points in 4 matches and University of Buea on 4 points.
Continental FA 4-2 Buea United
The big game finally came to reality as Continental FA dismantled Buea United 4-2 in the second group game. Robert Mbougkar and Jefter Arrey scored two goals each for Continental FA, while Oscar Njume and Brownsmith Nkeng Tataw scored for the Mountain boys. The win for Continental FA means, they are now unbeaten in 9 league games and 11 games in all competitions. They presently occupy position number 1 with 10 points, while Buea United is second with 9 points.
Pool E Review
NEMFA 0-4 Nkamanyi FI
Nkamanyi FI has turn the table to their favor after a classic 4-0 win over NEMFA. The win has taken Nkamanyi FI to the top of the table with 9 points in 4 matches.
Kumba Lakers 1-1 Bau Manibok
In the other game, Kumba Lakers seperated on a 1-1 with Bau Manibok. The draw means Kumba Lakers have surrendered top spot to Nkamanyi FI and are now second with 8 points. It should be noted that Future Dream were on stand by.
Before match day five, it was a two horse race, but with Nkamanyi FI being the latest genuine contenders in the pool, the second round promises to be tough for Nkamanyi, Kumba Lakers and Future Dream.
Pool F Review
Tiko United 5-0 Treviso
Just like in Pool E, Pool F is more tight and competitive. The first game saw 2009 elite one champions, Tiko United dismantling Treviso 5-0 at the Tiko Town Green Stadium with Dieudonne Billah and Eken Livinus scored for the former elite one champions. The Samba boys who lost their first game to EEMSA, saw the boys of coach Maurice pick up three straight wins with 9 points in their bag.
EEMSA 0-1 Ajax of Likomba
The second game was a shocker as EEMSA were beaten for the first time this season, as they lost 1-0 to Ajax of Likomba. The defeat ends EEMSA’s 100% start to the season. The wins for Tiko United and Ajax means, three clubs (Ajax, Tiko United and EEMSA) are tied on 9 points each. The second round now clearly shows is a three horse race.