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SWRL: Best Stars & Tiko UTD Share Spoils, Kumba City Egde Bright Stars On Opening Day.

  • Aurani Eyong of Bright Stars scored the first goal of the brand new South West Regional Championship
  • Best Stars have lost just one of their last five matches in the league(three wins and one draw)
  • This was the fourth competitive meeting between Best Stars and Tiko United -with one win each and two draws.
  • The Best Stars vs Tiko United game is the first night match ever organized in the history of South West Football.
  • Egbe Agbor scored Best Stars’ 45th goal in 19 league matches.


The brand-new South West Regional Championship kicked off at the Limbe Centenary Stadium on Saturday in the presence of Fecafoot boss Samuel Eto’o.

For the first time, two opening games were programmed to take place – with Kumba City FC to line up against debutants Bright Stars Academy in the first game, while Tiko United and last season’s finalists Best Stars Academy exchange soccpunchhes in the second game.

Kumba City 2-1 Bright Stars

Kumba City FC returned to winning ways in the new campaign after losing last season’s Semifinal tie to Best Stars with a 2-1 win over Bright Stars.

Things didn’t start as they had planned as Bright Stars scored first through Aurani Eyong to put the newly promoted side in front.

The experience Kumba City side will then bounce back in the second half with two goals from Abena Jordan to give the last year’s finalists all three points.

Best Stars 1-1 Tiko United

As pundits had predicted, the second game was a clash between the Titans as Best Stars and Tiko United share the spoils on day one – as was the same scoreline when the two sides met in the first leg last season.

Best Stars opened the scoring with a goal from Egbe Agbor, but Ekene Livinus equalized as the Samba boys secured a point.

The remainder of match day one games will continue on Sunday in Stadia across the region.




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