MTN ELITE ONE: Matchday 21 Review

Just one more round of games remains in the 2022/23 MTN ELITE ONE CHAMPIONSHIP, but this league just can't stop giving us goosebumps! Matchday 21 was a joy to watch, and with all-round action in every game, here is your weekend review of the MTN ELITE ONE CHAMPIONSHIP.

Battle for Playoff Places.

UMS Loum 1-0 Edingsport

Canon Yaounde 2-0 Aigle Royal de la Menoua

Cotonsport 2-0 PWD Bamenda

Gazelle FA 3-1 Bamboutous 

MTN ELITE ONE: Matchday 21 Review

MTN ELITE ONE: Matchday 21 Review

We start this week's review with the fierce three-way fight for the playoffs in Group A. It's locked between Canon De Yaounde, Coton Sports De Garoua UMS De Loum. All three teams are separated by two points, with Canon De Yaounde leading the way with 35 points. 

UMS De Loum registered a narrow 1-0 victory over Eding, While Coton and Canon picked up 2-0 wins over PWD Bamenda and Aigle de la Menoua, respectively. 

In group B, Gazelle De Garoua joined Bamboutous De Mbouda in the playoffs; the top two teams played out a 4-goal thriller in Garoua, with Bamboutous on the wrong side of a 3-1 scoreline.

Relegation Scrap

Fovu De Baham 4-1 Yafoot

Dragon 2-2 AS Fortuna 

Astres De Douala 0-3 Apejes De Mfou 

Avion Academy 1-1 Djiko FC

Renaissance 0-0 Colombe

In Group B, Yafoot joined Dragon De Yaounde as a relegated team, confirming their drop to the ELITE TWO after suffering a 4-1 defeat to Fovu De Baham. The relegation battle is more intense in Group A, with as many as eight teams still facing relegation ahead of the last round of games. 

MTN ELITE ONE: Matchday 21 Review

Key Stats!

There were 10 games in the ELITE ONE CHAMPIONSHIP, with two teams on Stand-by. (Stade Renard De Melon, Yong Sports Academy)
  • Total number of wins - 6  (five home wins and one away win)
  • Total of Draws - 4  
  • Total number of goals scored - 23
  • Total clean sheets - 8

MTN ELITE ONE: Matchday 21 Review


The 2022/23 football season draws its curtains this weekend, with all teams playing their 22nd and last game. Group A is still very delicately poised, with the two playoff spots in Group A still up for grabs. The relegation battle is even more intense. The teams from 4th to 11th are all fighting against relegation.

Group B playoff candidates have been confirmed, with Gazelle of Garoua and Bamboutous De Mbouda picking up the tickets. Yafoot and Dragon have been relegated, but the relegation playoff spot will be decided on the final day. 
So there it is, your MTN ELITE ONE weekend review, all attention will be on the all-important last playing day, watch this space for the preview of that one. See you soon!

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