Posted by: westafricanfootball | 03/01/2015

COSMOS DE BAFIA – 2014 SEASON REVIEW

Cosmos de Bafia won second place during the MTN Elite One 2014, which was quite a sensation for the modest, newly-promoted club.

Unfortunately, it is difficult to find information about Cameroonian football. In this post, I have listed players I can document have featured for the club during the season. I have also presented some of the key players at the club, including midfield sensation Guy Christian Zock a Bep, a favorite of Volker Finke, the manager of the Cameroon national football team.

LIST OF PLAYERS:

Name Position D.O.B. Nat.
ABOUEM MAYA, Paul Gravier D CAM
DJIDJI, Alain Patou M CAM
EBANDA MVONDO, Richard D CAM
EDIMO, Pehn G CAM
EKAMBA, Cyrille M CAM
EKOATSIO, Peguy M CAM
ENOUGA ETOGA, Salomon Marie M CAM
KACK KACK, Apollinaire F CAM
MADOLA, Olivier F 19.06.1992 CAM
MATABA, Philippe F CAM
MBARGA, Armand CAM
MBASSI, Jean Jacques F CAM
MBOGMAL, Francois D CAM
MONEY, Martial Godson M CAM
MOWANE NWAL, Pierre Loti D CAM
NGALEBA NDONGO, Marc AM 19.12.1992 CAM
NTJAKA, Guy Marcel M CAM
NYOKON TONYE, Etienne G CAM
OUMAROU, Baba M 04.11.1986 CAM
PRISO NJANGA, Guillaume G CAM
SIME, Armel F CAM
TELA SAAH, Gilbert Willy D CAM
TOMBI ALEMI, Francis M CAM
ZOCK A BEP, Guy Cristian DM 06.05.1994 CAM

The picture, found on 45Fois2, shows top scorer Olivier Madola who scored 10 goals during the MTN Elite One 2014.

KEY PLAYERS:

Name: ABOUEM MAYA, PAUL GRAVIER
Nationality: CAMEROON
DOB: Unknown
Position: Central defender
Season Club L Games Goals
2013 Cosmos de Bafia(Cameroon) 2 ? ?
2014 Cosmos de Bafia(Cameroon) 1 ? ?

Paul Gravier Abouem Maya is an athletic centre-back. After the MTN Elite One 2014, Abouem Maya was one of 30 nominees for the Livecamerfoot “Golden ball”, suggesting he had a breakthrough season. Abouem Maya is often wearing the captain’s armband at Cosmos de Bafia.

Name: KACK KACK, APOLLINAIRE
Nationality: CAMEROON
DOB: Unknown
Position: Striker
Season Club L Games Goals
2014 Cosmos de Bafia(Cameroon) 1 ? ?

Apollinaire Kack Kack, a teenage striker, was part of the Cameroon U-20 national football team during the MTN Elite One 2014.

Name: MADOLA, OLIVIER 183 cm 62 kg
Nationality: CAMEROON
DOB: 19.06.1992
Position: Striker
Season Club L Games Goals
2010-2011 Canon Yaoundé(Cameroon) 1 ? 1
2012 Cosmos de Bafia(Cameroon) 2 ? ?
2013 Cosmos de Bafia(Cameroon) 2 ? 15
2014 Cosmos de Bafia(Cameroon) 1 ? 10

Olivier Madola (b. 19.06.1992) is the main striker at Cosmos de Bafia. The hard-working and pacy marksman, a natural goalscorer, scored 10 goals during the MTN Elite One 2014. Madola was one of 30 nominees for the Livecamerfoot “Golden ball”. Check out the following video presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vcn6WcBHOkw.

Name: MATABA, PHILIPPE
Nationality: CAMEROON
DOB: Unknown
Position: Striker
Season Club L Games Goals
2014 Cosmos de Bafia(Cameroon) 1 ? ?

Philippe Mataba, a young striker signed from amateur football before the MTN Elite One 2014, had a wonderful start to the season, earning him a place in the squad of the Cameroon U-20 national football team.

Name: MOWANE NWAL, PIERRE LOTI
Nationality: CAMEROON
DOB: Unknown
Position: Defender
Season Club L Games Goals
2014 Cosmos de Bafia(Cameroon) 1 ? ?

Pierre Loti Mowane Nwal, a defender, was training with the Cameroon B national football team during the MTN Elite One 2014.

Name: NGALEBA NDONGO, MARC 173 cm 68 kg
Nationality: CAMEROON
DOB: 19.12.1992
Position: Attacking midfielder / Striker
Season Club L Games Goals
Nyma FC d’Ebolowa(Cameroon)
2007-2008 Infinitif FC d’Ebolowa(Cameroon) 2 ? ?
2008-2009 FC Inter Lion Ngoma(Cameroon) 2 ? ?
2009-2010 Unknown
2010-2011 AS Fortuna Yaoundé(Cameroon) 2 ? ?
2012 Unknown
2013 National Polytechnic(Cameroon) 2 ? ?
2014 Cosmos de Bafia(Cameroon) 1 ? ?

Marc Ngaleba Ndongo (b. 19.12.1992) is an attacking midfielder or striker who was captaining the Cameroon U-17 national football team back in 2008 and 2009. At the time, Ngaleba Ndongo was widely regarded as one of the biggest talents at the local scene. Ngaleba Ndongo has been described as a player with good individual technique and the ability to read the game. Unfortunately, Ngaleba Ndongo has yet to reach his potential as a player.

Name: NTJAKA, GUY MARCEL
Nationality: CAMEROON
DOB: Unknown
Position: Attacking midfielder / Striker / Winger
Season Club L Games Goals
2012 Cosmos de Bafia(Cameroon) 3 ? ?
2013 Cosmos de Bafia(Cameroon) 2 ? ?
2014 Cosmos de Bafia(Cameroon) 1 ? ?

Guy Marcel Ntjaka, a versatile attacker known for dribbling skills, has been one of the revelations of the season. Ntjaka was one of 30 nominees for the Livecamerfoot “Golden ball”. In November 2014, Ntjaka was named in the squad of the Cameroon B national football team. Interestingly, Ntjaka was one of the star players of the Cosmos de Bafia-team that played on third level of Cameroonian football in 2012.

Name: ZOCK A BEP, GUY CHRISTIAN
Nationality: CAMEROON
DOB: 06.05.1994
Position: Defensive midfielder / Attacking midfielder
Season Club L Games Goals
2010-2011 AS Fortuna Yaoundé(Cameroon) 3 ? ?
2012 AS Fortuna Yaoundé(Cameroon) 3 ? ?
2013 AS Fortuna Yaoundé(Cameroon) 3 ? ?
2014 Cosmos de Bafia(Cameroon) 1 ? ?

Guy Christian Zock a Bep (b. 06.05.1994) is the sensational midfield maestro of Cosmos de Bafia. Zock a Bep is a versatile player, comfortable as a defensive midfielder or an attacking midfielder. He can also feature in a playmaker / support striker role. Zock a Bep is known for his simple, yet effective, passing style. Furthermore, he has a lot of speed in his feet, giving opposite players very little time with the ball.

Zock a Bep has been described as a “complete midfielder” and has been compared to both Marc-Vivien Foé and Yaya Touré. According to unconfirmed sources, Zock a Bep is 190 centimeters and 80 kilos.

After a brilliant start to the MTN Elite One 2014, Zock a Bep was included in the squad of the Cameroon B national football team. Volker Finke, the manager of the Cameroon national football team, was impressed with the youngster, and Zock a Bep has been training regularly with “The Indomitable Lions”.

Zock A Bep was one of 30 nominees for the Livecamerfoot “Golden ball”.

Zock a Bep is a product of the renowned amateur club AS Fortuna Yaoundé. He joined Cosmos de Bafia before the MTN Elite One 2014.


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