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Football: Foncha Street FC gets new Name, Adopts Budget, Maintain President at GA

By Bakah Derick  Foncha Street FC has opted for a new name for the team. Hilltopark FC of Baba I was proposed and adopted by the club on Tuesday 29 August 2023 during the general assembly in Bamenda. The club will be expected to submit the new name for consideration by the Executive Committee of the Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT). Foncha Street FC Apart from the new name, the general assembly also adopted the club's budget for the next football season. According to a publication on the club's Facebook page, the budget stands at 125MFCFA. Moh David was always maintained as the club's president. He will be assisted by Ngu Yannick as Vice, Fonkwa Louis as Secretary General, Nsah Emmanuel as Treasurer and Neba Sylvanus as Technical Director. Promoted to Elite two in 2019 during the national interpools in Bertoua has remained in search for an Elite One ticket since then. The ambition of the eam next season is to get an Elite One ticke

Bamenda Stadium: Boissons du Cameroun pledge support for construction

The Hilltop Mail has gathered that Boissons du Camereroun has offered to complete the construction of the Bamenda Municipal Stadium. According to sources at the 5th follow-up committee meeting of the Implementation of recommendations of the Major National Dialogue (MND), the brewery company pledged the sum of half a billion francs CFA to reconstruct stadiums in Bamenda and Kumba; all towns in the restive North West and South West Regions of Cameroon.  The Bamenda Municipal stadium just after work started in April 2016 “This doesn't sound like bad news anyway but we are becoming so used to fake promises over the construction of a stadium in this town (Bamenda) yet nothing has happened. What is the guarantee that this will be true? Let us just wait.” A football enthusiast whose name we are withholding reacted to the news.  The project for the construction of the Bamenda municipal stadium was launched during a heavily publicized and attended foundation stone laying event i

Bamenda III Council Inclusive Royal Football Tournament 2023: Legacy SC, Alahlie FC at final

Defending Champion Legacy SC and Alahlie FC are finalists of the Bamenda III Council Inclusive Royal Tournement 2023. Both sides grabbed their final tickets on Sunday 20 August 2023 during the Semi-finals of the football competition. While Alahlie FC knocked out Sunday Sharp FC, Legacy SC eliminated highly rated Njenefor FC after post match penalties.  Semi-finals   Defending Champion Legacy FC and Alahlie FC are finalists of the Bamenda III Council Inclusive Royal Tournement 2023. Both sides grabbed their final tickets on Sunday 20 August 2023 during the Semi-finals of the football competition. While Alahlie FC knocked out Sunday Sharp FC, Legacy FC eliminated highly rated Njenefor FC after post match penalties.  The final of the tourney is expected to take place on Sunday 27 August 2023 in front of a mammoth crowd that has watched the competition from day-one till the semis.  According to the Mayor of Bamenda III Council, Fongu Cletus Tanwe, the tournament whi

National Interpools 2023: Bafmeng United FA Finish Runner-up after ISOSHA, Clinch Elite II Ticket

By Ngenwie Azeh S.  Bafmeng United Football Academy (BUFA) has finished runner-up at the just ended 2023 National interpool in Yaoundé. The North West flag bearer was knocked off by ISOSHA of Limbe with a 2-0 score at the final on Sunday 30 July 2023. Goals by Albert Tiku 55’ and Babo Brandon 60’ and no reply from BUFA gave the South West representative at the interpools the goal medal. Prior to the final, both sides had clinched Elite Two championship tickets after seeing off their Semi-finals opponents.   While regretting that the Ndeghum Spear lost the final, The North West Regional Football League in a Facebook post has congratulated ISOSHA for emerging champions of the national tourney. The league however notes that the main objective was about bringing home an Elite II ticket.   BUFA qualified on Thursday 27 July 2023 after knocking out Volcan of Noun 2-1 during the Semi-finals.  ISOSHA on their part qualified after beating Pouma FC 2-0. 

Interpools Yaounde 2023: Bafmeng United FA opens campaign with emphatic 2-0 win against Krimi FC

By Ngwayi Carlos in Yaoundé  North West flag bearer, Bafmeng United Sports Academy have recorded their first victory today Sunday 16th July,2023 at the National Interpools ongoing in Yaoundé Annex I Omnisport stadium.                               Bafmeng United FA (Photo Credit Afeseh Apong) The boys of coach Soh Simplis over powered Krimi Football Club de Garoua with a comfortable 2-0 win.The first goal came in at exactly 25mins through a penalty slotted in by jersey no Enah Ashu Today then the second goal at the 37mins by Briand Atanga Achu with a powerful shot that left   goalkeeper Maupas Atokari frustrated.        The Garoua based team upon resumption during the second half dominated the game and came close to scoring but all good goal scoring opportunities were either squandered or were stopped brilliantly by the experienced keeper and team captain,  Leonard Ngam.            They are now toping group B with 3pts +2goals and will face Olympique football cl

Football: Bamboutos FC Coach Yves Clement A. resigns despite positive score

Faux: Le budget estimatif des Jeux Universitaires 2023 n’est pas de 678, 8 milliards.

Une capture d’écran d’un article de presse du site circule depuis quelques heures dans la journée du 27 avril 2023 sur les réseaux sociaux, whatsApp notamment. Selon l’auteur de cet article en circulation, le budget estimatif voté pour la 23ème  édition des Jeux Universitaires qu’abrite du 29 avril au 06 mai 2023 l’Université de Ngaoundéré est de 678, 8 milliards. Après vérification, cette information est fausse.  Selon l’auteur de l’article qui n’a pas signé son papier, le montant de l’enveloppe consacré à l’organisation des Jeux Universitaires 2023 a été dévoilé par le comité local d’organisation qui prenait part à une réunion organisée aux services du gouverneur de l’Adamaoua, Kildadi Taguiéké Boukar, « Sic ».  Vérification Pour vérifier cette information, nous entrons en contact avec le rapporteur de la commission communication de ces jeux, Joseph Dzene via messagerie whatsApp. Selon lui, le budget est de 500 millions de francs au lieu de 676 millions comme proposé au

University Games 2023. 209 Athletes Bracing to Represent Uba

By Awa Shiness Fongwi The director of student affairs in the University of Bamenda, Professor Anong Damian Nota has revealed that the institution has mobilize 209 athletes ahead of these years All Varsity Games that shall open in Ngoundere on the 28th of April. He says to better prepare for success, all athletes have had months of training and block trainings to ensure they are physically and mentally ready for the show down in Ngoundere. Uba Students during basketball training  According to the director, Uba shall be competing in all the available disciplines like group and individual sports while adding that the university has made provisions for their welfare and dressing needs. Daily, these athletes are spotted around the University of Bamenda sports complex alongside their various coaches be it volleyball, basketball, long Tenis, handball, football training. According to some of these coaches, they are putting in a lot of efforts and intensifying effective practice as

Sports-Football: NW Elite team battling for survival, lack of infrastructure, others blamed

By Hilltopvoices  After showing great potentials a couple of seasons behind, North West Elite One Clubs are now battling for survival. Yong Sport Academy (YOSA) FC and PWD are now ranked nineth in Group A and B. They are just a spot away from the red zone.  In Pool A, PWD SC of Bamenda has 18points like Avion and Renaissance occupying tye last two places respectively. After 18 matches played, the Abakwa boys have won five, drawn three and lost eight. Their -3 goal record gives them an advantage over the last two with -6 goals each as per the recently published statistics published by the FA especialised league.  Speaking to CRTV Northwest, the Team Media Officer Afesseh Apong regretted their present situation blaming it on challenges emanating from coaching challenges. The team has changed three coaches this season. Playing away from home has also been a challenge, the media officer will not ignore.  Corroborating over the same media, Nji Nelson Chefor, Team Man

Türkiye Earthquake: Bamenda Amputee Football club one month after death of Teneng Elvis Nkam-Vishow

By Bakah Derick  Friday March 10, players of Bamenda Amputee Football Club are on the second day of training after a month-long break. They returned for training at the Nkwen Baptist School field in Bamenda this time knowing that they will never see their immediate past captain Teneng Elvis Nkam popularly known as Vishow. He was amongst the over 41000 people who died as a result of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Türkiye on Monday 6 February 2023.  Bamenda Amputee Football Club in Pinyin-Santa after burial of Teneng Elvis Nkam  For two hours, the players executed to the best of their capacity the instructions of their trainer. Coach Dogo Kinsley Gary trained the team including Nkam Elvis before his departure to Turkey. The trainer still has a vivid picture of the last training session with Teneng Elvis.  Teneng Elvis with members of Malatya Amputee Football Club in Türkiye  “The Last training session before he travelled to Yaoundé where he spent some days before

Elite Football: Customs Director inspires competiveness in North West flag bearers

By Bakah Derick  The Director of Customs has taken steps to inspire competiveness within Elite football teams in the North West Region. Speaking to the press recently in Bamenda, Senior Sport analyst Choves Loh announced that Edwin Fongod Nuvaga had decided to offer a special prize on every match day involving teams from the North West.  Customs Director Fongod Edwin Nuvaga  According to Choves Loh who is the project manager, the man of the Match award christened "Fongod's Man of the Match" will be for players of PWD Social Club, Yong Sports Academy, Foncha Street FC and Rangers FC of Bafut who are outstanding in their performance on Matchdays.  With a cash prize of 10 000FCFA attached to the award, the celebrated soccer promoter Fongod Edwin hopes to motivate players to be more competitive and be results oriented so as to win more titles and trophies for the region.  Already known for great exploits in soccer promotion including fronti

National Interpools 2022: North West flag bearer in last four

By Bakah Derick  The representative of the North West Region at the ongoing National interpools in Limbe has qualified for the semi finals. Hilltop Strikers FC of Bamendakwe beat West regional Ambassador NGV Football Academy 2-1 to clinch a ticket for the last four.   Hilltop Strikers FC ahead of clash with NGV Football Academy  With two wins and two draws, Coach Ngwa Remy and his battalion have finished with eight points after Francis Ngwainbi equalized an early goal by Wilfred Nana of NGV FA.  #ZumaSilicone   Youssouf Sidicki's late second half goal was good enough to secure the much needed three points for Hilltop Strikers FC.  NGV Football Academy ahead of Hilltop Strikers FC encounter  Hilltop Strikers FC opened their account in the competition with a 2-0 win against Olympique de Meiganga before settling for two successive 1-1 draws against National FC of Garoua and Nkufo FA of Yaounde.  The unofficial classification puts NGV Foo

National Interpools 2022: North West rep enter day two this Friday from top

By Bakah Derick  North West representative at the ongoing National interpools in Limbe will play their second game in the tournament this Friday. The match against National FC of Garoua is expected to start at 3:45pm at the Middle Farms stadium.  Hilltop Strikers FC during first outing at the Interpools.  With just one match played, Hilltop Strikers FC of Bamendakwe comes into the fixture as leader of the pool on grounds of their plus two goals advantage. Coach Ngwa Remy and his men demolished Olympique de Meiganga on day one 2-0 to take the driver's seat in pool A.  With just a point, National FC are ranked 4th in a group of five. With two games already played, the Garoua Ambassador comes into the fixture with the hope of clinching all three points.  Hilltop Strikers FC are so badly in need of a victory to keep their dreams alive as they hope to finish amongst the best two teams of the competition.  Finishing amongst the best two will emply qualification fo

National Interpools 2022: North West makes authoritative entry

By Bakah Derick  North West Regional representative at the ongoing national interpools in Limbe has made an authoritative entry into the tournament. Hilltop Strikers FC of Bamendakwe humbled Adamawa representative Olympique de Meiganga 2-0 during their tournament opener this Wednesday14 September 2022.  Hilltop Strikers FC of Bamendakwe ahead of the fixture with AS Olympique de Meiganga  Hilltop Strikers FC opened their account less than a minute into the game via Ngwaimbi Francis. At the close of the second half just a minute after fulltime that Yosouffa Sidick Njoya got a second.  The win by Coach Ngwa Remy and his contigent at press time puts them top of pool A with three points. Hilltop Strikers FC returns to action on Friday 16 September 2022 at the Limbe Middle Farms  stadium against National FC of Garoua.  Cameroonian international referee Alioum Sidi handled the fixture.  Referee Alioum Sidi gives directives at the start of the game  Sources