National Interpools 2023: Pouma FC Halts Bafmeng United's Winning Streak

Littoral Regional Champions Pouma Football FC edged Bafmeng United 3-2 in a Day-three encounter at the ongoing National Interpools in Yaounde. 

National Interpools 2023: Pouma FC halts Bafmeng United's winning streak

National Interpools 2023: Pouma FC Halts Bafmeng United's Winning Streak as North West Champions Are Beaten 3-2

The encounter which was played at the Annex 1 of the Yaounde Omnisport stadium was a hotly contested with Pouma FC coming from a goal down to secure their first win at the interpools.

The encounter was a fierce one as coach Soh Simplis' looked to book a spot in the semi finals with a game to spare. 

It was always going to be a tricky affair, coming up against a team who had their back against the wall.

Pouma started the game by fashioning numerous attacks,  while maintaining a possession-based approach, a tactic which seemed to unsettle the North West Regional Champions.

It was however United who drew first blood, with Daniel Song breaking the dead lock early in the first half. 

Suggested: National Interpools 2023: Sports Journalists Give Feedback And Expectations

Pouma FC stuck to their task and kept asking the questions of BUFA, turning the match on its head with a quick-fire double from Luke Martins, scoring in the 25th and 30th minute of play. 

Bafmeng United struggled to get a foothold on the game as Pouma FC added a third through Bang Junior making it 3-1 at halftime.

The second half started with renewed impetus from BUFA as they looked to reduce the deficit. 

Coach Simplis' halftime talk seemed to be working when Che Constantine pulled one back for BUFA, but the Littoral Champions held on to take home their first three points at this year's National interpools.

National Interpools 2023: Pouma FC halts Bafmeng United's winning streak
Coach Soh Simplis Looks on During the Group B Match Between BUFA and POUMA FC

What Does This Mean For Bafmeng United Football Academy?

BUFA suffered their first loss of the competition, putting an end to an unbeaten streak, that stretched right back to the mini-interpools.  

The Ndeghum Spear would be encouraged by their perfomance in the second half of their encounter as they continue their quest for ELITE TWO qualification. 

Nevertheless, BUFA will go into their final group game against Ngaoundéré , knowing that a victory will be enough to take them into the semi-finals of the interpools.

In the other Group B encounter, Krimi FC dropped to the bottom of the Pile after a 2-1 loss to Olympique Biwong Bane. 

Bafmeng remains top of Group B with 6 points while, Krimi FC, Pouma FA, and Ngoundéré FC all have 3 points, with the latter two having played a game less. 

Group B Remaining Fixtures:

Saturday 22/07/2023 

Bafmeng United FC vs Ngaoundéré FC

Pouma FC vs Olympique Biwong Bane

Monday 24/07/2023

Krimi FC Vs Pouma FC

Ngaoundéré FC Vs Olympique Biwong Bane

Also Read: What Are The Rules For Promotion and Relegation in Cameroon Football Leagues?

Post a Comment

Previous Post Next Post