The 22-year-old defender,Tanyie Elovis Nkwenti has been rewarded for his hard work in the last 3 years at National Polytechnic Bambui with an opportunity to join the senior team of YOSA.
The multi purpose defender who can play in all defensive positions featured in 91 league matches over the last 3 seasons at NPB mostly as a left back.
Through the guidance of coach Njiki Simplice and Akachukwu Prosper last season, the flying left back played all 34 league matches providing 7 assists and kept an excellent discipline record of not picking up a booking all season.
TANWIE born to a family of footballers joins his junior brother NKWENTI FESTUS(A 20 year Attacker) who has been in the YOSA first team for the last two seasons.
The young lad who has had spells at Grassland FC (2011-2013) and featured for Nkwen FC (His father’s club in his playing days) between 2009 and 2011.
He joins 4 other young lads promoted to the YOSA first team by former Sango(Ni) Emmanuel Doumbe Bosso.
The other lads are; CHE SOTARIUS former University of Buea forward,Randy Kwala, Monthe Louis and Nana Lionel.
All 5 players are still to be given a first team contract.
In a related development, former Lion Blesse of Fortuni forward Ngang Christian Tsi who scored 7 times in League one last season for Lion Blesse is currently training with YOSA ahead of a possible move to the club of his town of birth. Ngang is 24 and back in 2016 he and his name sake, Christian Basogog was called up to the Olympic Lions team by coach Richard Towa for a friendly against Zimbabwe.
The Club’s captain Awono Junior continues to remain a subject of transfer speculation and the player has confirmed has had multiple offers from Littoral clubs and from YOSA but he prefers to discuss about his future after the CHAN. Today, New Stars Secretary General(Longmene Armand) confirmed to us that New Stars have made inquiry about Awono’s availability but nothing is done yet and went further to say former Cotonsport star George Belamo is closer to signing for New Stars than Awono as at this afternoon.