Former champion who was narrowly beaten last year to second position, Godlove Gabsibuin, has made a re-bounce to win this year’s edition of the Mount Cameroon Race of Hope. Mr. Gabsibuin finished the race in 4hrs 30mins 56secs while last year’s champion, Fai Elvis Ndzedzeni this time finished second position, about 8mins behind Godlove.
Fans of the Mount Cameroon Race of Hope turned out in their numbers to witness the 25th edition of the race on February 22, 2020, with lots of enthusiasm and fanfare. Though the race turned out to spring less surprises as regulars still finished in top positions, the female category had evidence to show former champions like Yvonne Ngwayaand, Lizette Ngalimwere, are gradually losing momentum for the competition. These former regular champions failed to show up amongst the first three while rising stars like Tatah Carine, Kita Mildred and Wirngo Kpufanla emerged first, second and third respectively.
2016 Guinness Mount Cameroon Race of Hope : Simplice Ndungeh Finally Enters Guinness Mount Cameroon Race of Hope Record of Champions
The name of Simplice Ndungeh , an athlete who has come close to winning the Guinness Mount Cameroon Race of Hope several times, has finally entered into the record book of champions.
Mr. Ndungeh who hails from the Lebialem Division of the South West Region of Cameroon finished this year’s edition of the race in 4 hours, 30 minutes, 16 seconds while Ngwaya Yvvone, regular female champion from the North West Region of Cameroon, finished the race in 5hours 21 minutes 31 seconds as first female.
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The 2015 edition of the Guinness Mount Cameroon Race of Hope has witnessed the bouncing back of former male and female senior category champions in the persons of Gabsibiun Godlove and Ngwaya Yvonne respectively. Godlove, who won the race in 2012 and 2013, narrowly won this year’s edition with just 1 minute and a few seconds ahead of the second athlete, Mbatcha Eric Mangeh. CLICK TO READ FULL STORY
The population of Buea and visitors to the town welcomed back the Guinness Brewery Corporation in the running and sponsorship of the mount Cameroon race. Buea had in the past weeks been having the ‘feel good factor’ of the mountain race as it used to be when Guinness organise it in the seventies, eighties and early nineties. With Guinness raising the winner’s prize to 10,000,000 (ten million) frs cfa per senior male and female category winner from 3,000,000, the population of Cameroon suspected that new champions would emerge. Ten million frs in Cameroon is no small money, as everyone knows. Mountain race enthusiasts from different parts of Cameroon had converged on Buea days before the race, adding to the excitement that Buea generates at this time of the year.
For the first time in the history of Musonge Musoke Memorial BONAVADA Inter-quarters Football Competition, a team from Bokova(Wokova) has won the trophy. Bokova FC beat current cup holders Bova United 2- 0 during regular play time on Saturday August 24, 2013 .
Both teams separated on a zero tie at the end
For long periods in the last half century they were known as the nearly-men of African football, but the nearly-installed champions Zambia are no longer the most successful team never to have won Africa's premier competition. They have made history by becoming the 14th different country to win the ............................................