The Yaounde based club crashed before Feutcheu FC 2-1 yesterday during the 32nd day of play in Yaounde.
Canon Sportif of Yaounde will play in the MTN Elite Two championship next football season. The Yaounde based team lost to Feutcheu FC of Bandjoun 2-1 during the 32nd playing day of the MTN Elite One championship that took place in Yaounde yesterday September 21, 2017.
Many supporters who thronged the Yaounde Military Stadium to watch the encounter went home disappointed as they believed that their beloved team still had chances of staying in the superior league. However, that was not the case as luck was not on the side of Canon.
The encounter began at exactly 4:30 p.m. as scheduled with each side determined to end the day happily. Feutcheu FC was out to maintain its place in the First Division while Canon struggled to get out of relegation waters.
Canon started off with a more offensive game and created panic in Feutcheu’s defence. At the 28th minute Stanislas Manadack opened scores for Canon Sportif of Yaounde. At half time the score line was 1-0 in favour Canon Yaounde.
On resumption, Fetcheu FC put up a strong determination and was able to overcome Canon.
This gave an advantage to Fetcheu FC and at the 64 minute Arsitde Ayissi scored the equalizer for Feutcheu FC.
At the 83rd minute Joachim Mengueme scored the second goal for Feutcheu through a penalty kick.
Efforts by Canon to equalize were in vain. Canon from statistics has lost all chances of remaining in the MTN Elite One championship. Canon still occupies the bottom position with 26 points after 16 defeats.
Even if they win the remaining two matches Canon will have only 32 points whereas Racing Bafoussam who are the first on the relegation zone have 33 points.