UMS blocking Joel Etogue’s move to YOSA

Afeseh Apong,

Sports Writer

29-year-old Midfield kingpin, Joel Etogue has cried foul, following an attempt by his former club, Union de Mouvement sportif of Loum, to block his move to Yong Sports Academy.

Joel Etogue completed a deadline day move to YOSA, penning a one year deal with the 2013 Cameroon cup winners.

Barely hours after the move, the former Tiko United, National Polytechnic and Kumba Lakers midfielder Midfield anchore man took to the social media, to decry the forgery carried out on his contract by UMS.

“UMS is a club I have served with passion and dedication and I think if we had to part ways it has to be in a peaceful manner but the fact that they forged my signature is a criminal act. I am no longer a player of UMS”, Etogue wrote on his Facebook page.

Etogue took to the social media to decry the forgery carried out by his former club


His Facebook post was met with comments from his former teammates at UMS, like Nformi Brilliant and Mbiakop Kamga, who have all gone through a similar scenario with the club.

According to the players entourage, Etogue had arrived at the end of his contract at UMS, and joined YOSA as a free agent. To his greatest surprise, when his new club (YOSA), wanted to make his license, they discovered that he still had a contract with UMS. A contract which the player didn’t actually sign.

According to our findings, other players like Momasa and Brice Owona have come to the end of their contract at UMS, are facing a similar situation.

The players entourage is now determine to fight for the rights of their client, as they prepare to table a complain at the Cameroon football federation on Monday.

Joel Etogue (Middle) in action for UMS in the CAF champions league, against AS Vita club, at the military stadium

Joel Etogue joined UMS in the 2014_2015 season, and when on to win the Cameroon cup in 2015, and two league one titles in 2016 and 2019. He was largely considered as one of the faithful servants of Pierre kwemo for over five years. The latest twist in is transfer comes as a shocker those who have witnessed Etogue’s sacrifices for the club.


Afeseh Apong

Afeseh Apong is a graduate of the Advanced School of Mass Communication, ASMAC, and is currently Team press officer of PWD Bamenda

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