Cameroon Cup final: Grassfield derby between PWD of Bamenda and Fovu Club of Baham promises to be highly disputed

PWD Social Football Club Bamenda and Fovu Club of Baham will clash in a grass field derby on Sunday, September 24, 2023, at Ahmadou Ahidjo stadium for the 2023 final of the Cameroon Cup.

The final will be played in the presence of the Prime Minister Chief Dr. Joseph Dion Ngute on behalf of the Head of State Paul Biya.

The Cameroon Cup trophy was created in 1941 and is currently being held by Coton Sports of Garoua, the winner of the 2022 edition. The team with the most titles is Canon Sportive of Yaoundé with 11 titles.

PWD of Bamenda who won her first Cameroon Cup title in 2021 after defeating Astres 1-0, will be looking forward to clinching a second title this Sunday and a fourth for the North West Region after Kumbo Strikers in the year 2000, Yong Sports Academy in 2013 and this year’s finalist in 2021. PWD of Bamenda will also be playing the final this Sunday for the fourth time after the 1967, 1979, and 2021 expeditions.

For the Fovu Club of Baham, the team is also heading to this final for the fourth time. In her three finals played, the team won 2. In 2001, Fovu grabbed its first title after defeating Cintra of Yaoundé 3-2 and its second title came in 2010 after its victory 2-1 over Astres of Douala. The only final loss by the team was in 2006 against the Union of Douala.

Both teams are in the nation’s capital making final preparations ahead of the final which promises to be a highly disputed one on Sunday at 3:30PM.

Source: Cameroon News Agency