Cup of Cameroon: PWD Grabs Last 8 Ticket
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Cup of Cameroon: PWD Grabs Last 8 Ticket

By Darrion Abongwa  


PWD of Bamenda this afternoon beat FAP of Yaounde in the 8th finals of the Cup of Cameroon by a goal to zero to book a quarter final date with recently promoted Elite I Side Dynamo FC of Douala.  


The lone goal of the match between PWD and The Police and Army Football team, FAP, played at the Bafoussam Bamendzi Stadium was scored at the 67th minutes by Thomas Eta Barack. This was the first match in the this edition of the Cup of Cameroon that PWD has scored a single goal after putting 11 passed it last two victims.


PWD marches on to the last 8 and has booked a date with Dynamo FC of Douala the team that beat PWD of Bamenda  3-1 in the 1979 finals. Dynamo are three time winners of the cup of Cameroon. The Douala based team last won the trophy in 1998 against Canon of Yaounde.


For the rest of the 16 finals results;


Eding Sport relegated into the Elite II hanged on to beat cup favorite Coton Sport of Garoua 2-1 to pick a date with Colombe of the South that defeated Union Douala by 2-0.


Fovu of Baham eliminated Canon Sportif of Yaounde, the most titled team in the Cup of Cameroon (12 titles) 7-6 in post match penalty kicks after both side had shared 1-all tie after regular play. Fovu will next face up against Victoria United of Limbe in the quarter finals. Victory United overpowered CFF Champions of Garoua 4-0 to continue with its impressive run this season after sealing elite I status.  


Northwest regional outfit Hilltop Strikers bid farewell to this edition of the Cup of Cameroon after stooping to a 0-1 defeat to Stade Bertoua. Stade Bertoua moves on to challenge Stade Bandjoun in next round. Stade Bandjoun continues to punch above its weight. The West regional side eliminated this year's Elite I runners up, and last year finalist of the Cup of Cameroon, Bamboutos of Mbouda.


The winner of the Stade Bertoua vs Stade of Bandjoun match will play against the winner of the PWD vs Dynamo encounter at the semis while the winner of the Victoria United vs Fovu match will play against the winner of Colombe vs Eding Sport encounter.


Complete 1/4 Pairings


Victoria United # Fovu

Colombe #Eding

Stade de Bandjoun # Stade de Bertoua

Pwd # Dynamo