In their Mini Interpools quarter finals game against St Peters of Limbe which saw them humiliated 5-0, the team from Mbonge had played without some players having licences.
According to an inside source, five players of Eyonde FC didn’t have licences and were not suppose to play as per the laws set by the FECAFOOT. Although they didn’t have licences, their names were on the players’ roster from Yaoundé.
However, this doesn’t permit them to play since the Southwest regional Bureau of FECAFOOT had refused situations of teams using the players’ roster in games.
After a heated debate that saw the match commissioner, John Mayebi refusing that the said players were not eligible to play, it was after the intervention of Southwest FECAFOOT bureau Vice President, Helen Sakwe that these players finally played the game which saw them humiliated in their first Mini Interpools appearance.
Some observers have been bitter regarding such situations where at the level of the highest football jamboree in the Region, players are playing without licences.
During the championship, many players could not play because they did not have licences but had their names on the players’ roster from Yaounde.
On match Day of the regional Championship, Prisons Social Club of Buea played with just eight players against St Peters FC in Limbe because some of their players did not have licences.
Some pundits are of the opinion that there is favouritism as far as the Southwest regional FECAFOOT is concern.
Clubs in Southwest region have decried the fact that they usually end the championship without having the number of licences they pay for. This has been going on for long with both the Southwest FECAFOOT Bureau and the clubs blaming each other for such situations.