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.
|Dates||18 October 2019 – 16 March 2020|
|Champions||PWD Bamenda (first Elite One title)|
|Relegated||Dragon Club de Yaoundé|
|Champions League||PWD Bamenda|
|Confederation Cup||Coton Sport|
|Goals scored||522 (1.71 per match)|
|Biggest home win||Coton Sport 6–1 Yong Sports Academy (24 October 2019) Coton Sport 5–0 PWD Bamenda (11 November 2019)|
|Biggest away win||Eding Sport 1–5 Feutcheu FC (5 February 2020)
Dragon Club 0–4 AS Fortuna (12 March 2020)
|Highest scoring||Colombe Sportive 2–5 Bamboutos (18 October 2019) Coton Sport 6–1 Yong Sports Academy (24 October 2019)|
|Longest winning run||Colombe Sportive (5 matches)|
|Longest unbeaten run||Bamboutos & Tonnerre Yaoundé (11 matches)|
|Longest winless run||AS Fortuna Mfou (12 matches)|
|Longest losing run||Tonnerre Yaoundé (6 matches)|
2020–21 →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.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.
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. PWD Bamenda later replaced Les Astres FC.
Coton Sport FC were the defending champions.
- Note: Table lists in alphabetical order.
Locations of teamsEdit
|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|
|6||Yong Sports Academy||28||11||7||10||39||37||+2||40|
|9||UMS de Loum||28||10||8||10||23||19||+4||38|
|10||Eding Sport FC||29||11||5||13||30||43||−13||38|
|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|
|18||Dragon||28||7||7||14||25||43||−18||28||Relegation to the Elite Two|
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated
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- "PWD Bamenda crowned champions as FECAFOOT cancels season". Goal.com. Retrieved 18 June 2020.
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