The history of football in Cameroon will surely retain the date of June 18, 2016. It is in this day that the Limbe Omnisports Stadium, for the first time, the people of the South West region and its environs experienced live a nocturnal Football match.
If this night match spilled much ink and saliva, few are those who remember the championship games of the 70s & 80s in Cameroon. For the people of the town of Limbe, this is the first time such a thing happens on their land. They are happy to have a touch of what is happening in the Western World. “I am happy to know that what is done in other countries can also be done at home. I am very amazed and very happy that this is happening rather in Limbe and not in Douala nor Yaounde, “said Ndi all happy to live this new experience.
The match ended on a score of parity (1-1).
In fact, it was a big party attended by all the leaders of the Cameroon football. Including Tombi A Roko Sidiki, President of the Cameroon Football Federation, General Semengue, president of the Professional Football League and many other staff. If the event had a strong media engagement, it is to highlight the first of its kind in 24 years. If this match was mainly to test the facilities of the new stadium in Limbe, it must be said for a test, it was rather successful.