20 February 2009

Cameroon: MTN Elite1 - Tiko United Maintain Lead

It was an excellent weekend for current MTN Elite1 League leader, Tiko United, who beat visitors, Panthere of Bangante, 1-0 at the Tiko Town Green Stadium.

With 39 points, Tiko United remain at top of the league placings, seven points adrift of runner up, Cotonsport of Garoua.The Samba boys as they are fondly called on Day 17, grabbed all three points, from an away victory from Astres of Douala. The Tiko team surprised Astres with an aching one-nil victory.

Mount Cameroon FC of Buea also, kept their hopes of survival alive with another crucial 3-0 victory at home to visiting sable of Batie. The Lava boys from Buea had earlier recorded a 2-0 victory away from home at the detriment of Danay of Yagoua, to escape the relegation zone.

Since Mount Cameroon FC sacked it technical bench led by David Kemonye at the behest of the team's Vice President, Chrysantus Kongso, they have recorded six points in two games.

Mount Cameroon FC is currently being coached by Moumie, one time player of the team and second assistant to the sacked Kemonye and Jonathan Mutia aka Batamo, who is currently a player of the team.

Tiko is leading the unofficial classification table with 39 points after 18 matches, followed by Cotonsport with 32 points after 18 matches, Fovu Club is at the third position with 29 points after haven played 18 games and Union Douala is at the fourth position with 29 points also from 18 matches.

Nsemen of Fovu Club of Baham is presently the top goal scorer with 11 goals followed by Louis Zome of Tiko United with seven and Amougou Nsi of Fovu of Baham with six goals.

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