Buea United FC of Valery Kadji registered their first win in the Southwest Regional League championship on Sunday , May 13 after beating Prisons Social Club of Buea 1-0.
The derby which turned out to be a difficult one for both sides since they were all in chase of their first win after day three was full of steam.
Going into this encounter with three games all ending in draws, Buea United FC, BUFC, definitely needed to use all their arsenals to get the much needed victory.
An entertaining first half that saw BUFC will great possession as they dominate Prisons thanks to the tiki take football system bestowed on them by Coach Enang Severin, Buea United FC failed to be realistic in front of their opponents goal post.
Both sides will separate on a 0-0 stalemate after squandering chances.
When play will resume in the second half, it was Buea United again that possession and just like in the first half , they failed to conscretise their chances.
With 15 minutes to the end of the game, Mofa Bosten through a set piece gave Buea United FC the lead.
Efforts by prison Buea to equalize all failed as their attacking machinery could not bring down the resilient Buea United defensive compartment.
Speaking after the game, the president of Buea United FC, Valery Kadji, applauded his team’s efforts to see that they got the much waited victory.
Hear him: ” I am very happy for the victory. Considering the fact that it is a local derby, it’s a great victory.it shows that the work been done is yielding fruit.Am so happy with the lads for putting up a good show. We had to do it late this time to get our first victory.”
In his usual plea, he called on all football lovers in the region to give support to football in the region for it to have the grandeur it used to have.
Buea United FC after are on beaten since the championship started and have a total of 6 points in 4 games after recording three draws and one victory.