By Ekema Njoku M.
Prisons FC alias the Homeboys, in their delay day two game, triumphed over the scholars of the University of Buea, 1-0.
The boys of President William Lifanje, and Coach Stephen Ndumbe have suffered heavy defeats in the hands of CINYODEV FA and Njalla Quan Sports Academy (NQSA) with 4 goals conceded in both games. This made the management of the club to reinforce and galvanize to face University of Buea FC.
The first half saw the boys of President Nicolas Asongu and Coach Kanda Tanguy struggle to contain the Homeboys at their own back-yard, the Buea town green stadium now known as the Buea town Municipal Stadium. Barely 20 minutes into the encounter, Goalkeeper William Ojong fouled an attacker of Prisons, but Francis Meende failed to convert the golden opportunity for his side.
Despite the missed penalty, the Homeboys continued their fight for a first goal in the championship and their patience paid off, when Carlton Sameh on the stroke of half time drove from the left flank and his shot found the back of the UB FC’s cage, making it Prison FC 1-0 UB FC.
In the second half, there were goal scoring opportunities for both teams, but they were not properly taken. This made the Homeboys to settle for their one-goal urge over the Scholars of UB.
Speaking to Atlantic Chronicles, after the game, President of Prisons FC alias The Home Boys, William Lifanje said, “I am happy we have won today; our first matches were really poor, but we are promising those who won us in the first round that they will be well thrashed in the second round.”
According to the shot-stopper of University of Buea FC, William Ndip Ojong, when asked how he felt after the game and saving a penalty, he said “I feel very disappointed because we came here to win but unfortunately, it did not go as we planned, saving penalties is also what am very good at doing, so I had to do it to keep my team in contention.”