2019–20 Elite One

The 2019–20 Elite One was the 60th season of the Elite One, the top-tier football league in Cameroon. This was the first season in the Elite One to use an October–May schedule since the 2011–12 season, it was changed so as to conform with the new CAF calendar.[1]

Elite One
Season2019–20
Dates18 October 2019 – 16 March 2020
ChampionsPWD Bamenda (first Elite One title)
RelegatedDragon Club de Yaoundé
Champions LeaguePWD Bamenda
Confederation CupCoton Sport
Matches played306
Goals scored522 (1.71 per match)
Biggest home winCoton Sport 6–1 Yong Sports Academy (24 October 2019) Coton Sport 5–0 PWD Bamenda (11 November 2019)
Biggest away winEding Sport 1–5 Feutcheu FC (5 February 2020)


Dragon Club 0–4 AS Fortuna (12 March 2020)
Highest scoringColombe Sportive 2–5 Bamboutos (18 October 2019) Coton Sport 6–1 Yong Sports Academy (24 October 2019)
Longest winning runColombe Sportive (5 matches)
Longest unbeaten runBamboutos & Tonnerre Yaoundé (11 matches)
Longest winless runAS Fortuna Mfou (12 matches)
Longest losing runTonnerre Yaoundé (6 matches)
2019
All statistics correct as of 16 March 2020.

The season started on 18 October 2019 and was scheduled to end on 26 April 2020, but due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the season was cancelled on 12 May 2020 by FECAFOOT.[2]PWD Bamenda won their first Elite One silverware as they were crowned champions, alongside Coton Sport, they will represent Cameroon at the 2020–21 CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup respectively as the Cameroonian Cup won't hold this year. Only Dragon Club were relegated to the Elite Two as the teams would be increased to twenty teams during the next season. There were no Championship and Relegation group this season.

TeamsEdit

Eighteen teams competed in the league, the top 15 teams from the previous season and the three promoted teams from the Elite Two (Bamboutos FC, Canon Sportif and Panthère du Ndé) while (PWD Bamenda, New Star de Douala and Unisport FC de Bafang) relegated from the previous season after finishing last at the playoffs.[3] PWD Bamenda later replaced Les Astres FC.

Coton Sport FC were the defending champions.

Note: Table lists in alphabetical order.
Team Location Stadium
APEJES Academy Yaounde Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo
AS Fortuna Mfou
Avion du Nkam FC Nkam
Bamboutos FC Mbouda Stade de Mbouda
Canon Sportif Yaoundé Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo
Colombe Sportive Sangmelima Municipal de Dja et Lobo
Coton Sport Garoua Roumdé Adjia Stadium
Dragon Yaoundé Stade Municipal de Mbalmayo
Eding Sport FC Lekié Lekié Stadium
Feutcheu FC Diko-Bandjoun Arena de Mbouda
Fovu Club Baham Stade de Baham
Panthère du Ndé Bangangte Stade Municipal de Bangangté
PWD Bamenda Bamenda Mankon Municipal Stadium
Stade Renard de Melong Melong Stade Melong
Tonnerre Yaoundé Yaoundé Omnisports Ahmadou-Ahidjo
UMS de Loum Loum Stade de Njombé
Union Douala Douala Stade de la Réunification
Yong Sports Academy Bamenda Bamenda Municipal Stadium

Locations of teamsEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 PWD Bamenda (C, Q) 28 13 8 7 36 28 +8 47 Qualification to the 2020–21 CAF Champions League
2 Coton Sport (Q) 29 12 10 7 39 29 +10 46 Qualification to the 2020–21 CAF Confederation Cup
3 Colombe Sportive 28 12 9 7 33 27 +6 45
4 Bamboutos 28 9 14 5 30 22 +8 41
5 Feutcheu 28 11 8 9 31 27 +4 41
6 Yong Sports Academy 28 11 7 10 39 37 +2 40
7 Fovu Club 28 11 7 10 29 28 +1 40
8 Union Douala 28 11 6 11 29 27 +2 39
9 UMS de Loum 28 10 8 10 23 19 +4 38
10 Eding Sport FC 29 11 5 13 30 43 −13 38
11 APEJES Academy 28 8 13 7 30 33 −3 37
12 Canon Yaoundé 28 10 6 12 30 30 0 36
13 Stade Renard de Melong 28 9 8 11 28 24 +4 35
14 AS Fortuna Mfou 28 8 10 10 29 25 +4 34
15 Panthère du Ndé 28 7 12 9 18 24 −6 33
16 Avion du Nkam 28 9 6 13 24 34 −10 33
17 Tonnerre Yaoundé 28 8 8 12 19 22 −3 32
18 Dragon 28 7 7 14 25 43 −18 28 Relegation to the Elite Two
Updated to match(es) played on 16 March 2020. Source: FECAFOOT
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away APE FOR AVI BAM CAN COL COT DRA EDS FEU FOV PAN PWD STR TON UMS DOU YSA
APEJES Academy 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 3–3 1–3 1–1 2–0 0–1 1–1 2–1 2–1 1–0
AS Fortuna Mfou 1–0 2–2 1–0 1–2 1–2 1–2 0–2 3–0 0–0 2–0 1–0 0–2 0–0 4–0
Avion du Nkam 4–2 1–1 1–3 0–2 1–0 0–1 1–0 1–0 2–2 2–1 0–1 0–2 3–2
Bamboutos 1–1 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 2–2 0–1 0–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 1–2 3–2 2–0
Canon Yaoundé 0–1 3–0 0–0 3–0 4–2 0–1 1–4 1–0 1–2 0–2 0–0 1–0 0–1
Colombe Sportive 0–0 2–1 2–1 2–5 3–2 2–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 0–2 0–0 0–0 0–1 1–1 3–1
Coton Sport 1–1 2–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 0–1 2–0 1–1 1–2 0–2 5–0 1–1 0–2 6–1
Dragon 1–2 0–4 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 0–1 1–1 2–0 0–1 2–3 1–0 1–0 0–2
Eding Sport FC 1–2 2–1 1–0 1–3 2–1 2–0 1–5 1–0 2–3 2–1 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–2 1–4
Feutcheu 1–2 1–0 0–1 1–0 0–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 2–1 0–3 2–1 0–0 0–1 4–2
Fovu Club 1–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–2 3–0 0–2 1–0 2–0 2–0 1–0 2–1 2–1 1–0 0–0
Panthère du Ndé 1–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–2 0–0 1–2 0–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–3
PWD Bamenda 5–1 1–0 3–0 0–0 0–2 1–1 1–0 3–3 0–0 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–0
Stade Renard de Melong 1–0 0–0 0–1 3–1 3–1 1–2 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–2 1–0 1–0 4–1
Tonnerre Yaoundé 2–0 0–0 1–2 0–1 0–1 1–0 1–2 0–0 2–1 0–0 0–1 1–0 0–1 1–0
UMS de Loum 2–2 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 3–0 1–1 0–1 0–0 0–2 1–0 2–1 0–0 2–1
Union Douala 2–1 2–1 1–3 0–0 2–2 1–2 3–0 0–2 1–1 3–0 1–2 1–0 1–0 0–3
Yong Sports Academy 0–0 0–0 1–0 3–1 2–0 1–1 0–0 5–1 2–0 2–2 3–0 2–1 0–0 2–0
Updated to match(es) played on 16 March 2020. Source: FECAFOOT
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Local clubs to be affected by CAF calendar changes". Soccer24. Retrieved 29 June 2020.
  2. ^ "PWD Bamenda crowned champions as FECAFOOT cancels season". Goal.com. Retrieved 18 June 2020.
  3. ^ "What future relegated for New Stars of Douala,PWD Bamenda and Unisport of Bafang". Kick442.com. Retrieved 18 June 2019.

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