Sports Writer Mysoccer24.com
The North West regional Derby pitting PWD social football Club of Bamenda against Yong Sports Academy, will not hold, as initially planned.
Cameroon league one champions, PWD were to meet regional rivals YOSA, in a preseason friendly at the Big Mankon Catholic School field on Sunday November 01, 2020, but the game has been cancelled.
“We are sorry to announce that our friendly game against YOSA scheduled for Sunday November 01, 2020, will not hold as initially planned”, the Abakwa Boys announced on their social media platforms.
“We sincerely apologise for the inconveniences caused. We will keep you updated on our next schedules”, the club added.
According to YOSA’s coach Nkabyo Martin, the release of the League’s calendar lead to the cancellation of the game.
“we programmed that game at the end of last week and we thought it was important that we continue fine tuning our preparations but then within the week, the calendar for the championship was made Public and you can see that the two teams will have an early game in the championship. So we thought we should cancel the game since we might be facing each other on the second day of play. We talked with the technical staff of PWD and we decided to cancel it”.
“The management (YOSA) has decided to organize an internal competition on Sunday. We are looking to see if this imbroglio in our football continues, we will see if we can reorganize the game with PWD”, the tactician added.
Sources close to PWD says the club is now exploring options to if they can organize a quick friendly game with a different team before Sunday.