Cameroon End Football Season, To Expand League

Cameroon has ended their football season because of the Covid19 pandemic, it’s official.

The decision was announced on Tuesday, May 13 in a letter signed by Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) president Seidou Mbomba Njoya.

The leagues ended are; the EliteOne and Elite Two professional championships, the national first division women’s football championship and the national youth football championships for the 2019/2020 season.

PWD Bamenda have been crowned champions for the top division, the first league title for the club in their history.

PWD were on top of the table with 47 points with six games still to go. Cotton Sport who had played a game more, had 46 points while Colombe were third on the 18-team log with 46 points.

No team has been relegated from the top division but the top two in the second division have been promoted and the country will have 20 clubs in the top flight next season.

125 people have died of Coronavirus in the West African country where 2,689 cases have been confirmed. 1,524 people have recovered in Cameroon.

The first death occurred on 24 March, the deceased was the famous saxophonist Manu Dibango.

Cameroon will host 2020 CHAN and 2021 Africa cup of Nations.

Past Winners of Cameroon Football League (from 2012)
2020 – PWD Bamenda
2019 – UMS de Loum
2018 – Cotonsport
2017 – Eding Sport
2016 – UMS de Loum
2015 – Cotonsport
2014 – Cotonsport
2013 – Cotonsport
2012 – Union Douala

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