U-17 National Youth Championship : Options Sports Bamenda Champions
They beat As Terre de Foot of Douala 3-0 in the final played on August 9, 2022 at the GP Obili stadium in Yaounde.
The representative of the North West Region, Options Sports of Bamenda are the champions of the 2022 U-17 National Youth Football Championship. The Bamenda club beat AS Terre de Foot of Douala 3-0 in the final of the tournament played at the GP Obili stadium in Yaounde on August 9, 2022. It was in the presence of high profile dignitaries like the Secretary General at the Centre Regional Governor’s Office, Simon Ghislain Etsil, the Vice President of the Cameroon Football Federation, Céline Eko, amongst others.
The game started with both youthful sides showing much determination to take home the trophy. But for about fifteen minutes after kick off, the boys from Bamenda dominated the encounter with a proficient attack and midfield. As Terre struggled to fight back but Options’ defence managed by team captain Destiny Musa was watertight enough not to let any danger get close to their penalty box. Options missed several scoring opportunities and ended the first half on a 0-0 tie.
The Bamenda club still showed much superiority in terms of its attack, midfield and defence in the second half. Both sides perhaps due to their youthfulness had difficulties in playing down balls. A weakness which in a long way contributed to the prolonged goal draughts until about 10 minutes into the second half when the goals started coming. Option...