Yong Sports Academy, YOSA of Bamenda on March 4 beat Dragon FC 3-2 to register their fourth victory in the ongoing MTN Elite One Championship.
YOSA goals came in the first period of the game through Emmanuel Tengemo in the 15th minute, John Boscco Nchindo in the 25th minute, and Mael Dindjeke in the 39th minute. The goals came after the complete domination of their opponent.
In the second period, Dragon FC demonstrated a fantastic show, pulling down two of the three goals. Vivian Koloto scored the first goal for Dragon FC in the 50th minute while Bito’o Franky scored the second goal, three minutes to the end of regular time.
While two goals from Dragon FC were disallowed, YOSA wasted an opportunity to increase the tally in the final minutes after Nchindo missed a penalty in the extra time of the game.
YOSA will face As Fortuna on the next playing day.
Speaking after the game, John Bosco Nchindo said they have to start preparing for the subsequent encounter against AS Fortuna which he admitted is a good team.
“The game of today is over and we are happy that we won. We have to start preparing for the next game against AS Fortuna which I know, is going to be difficult. We defeated them in the first round and I know they will be coming back in full force for revenge,” Nchindo said.
To the Coach of YOSA, “Let us consider that we haven’t won a match today. Let us start preparing for the next game right now because we don’t have time. No pushing of blames left and right but we have to start looking towards the next game.”
YOSA currently occupies the seventh position in the unofficial classification with 16 points.
By Etienne Mainimo