By Wirngo Amos
Banso Baptist Hospital’s Football Club (FC) has emerged victors of 2022 Takum Summer Tournament by vanquishing Deux Zero of Kikaikelaki FC by 2 goals to 1 at the finals of the championship on Sunday September 18, 2022.
Wirngo Amos, our BBH based correspondent says the highly animated tournament started in August 2022 with 10 teams with BBH classified as the under dogs. As the competition progressed to the knockout stage, BBH aced their game plan and became favorites, winning the hearts of supporters with their spectacular play style and high- level discipline.
During the electrifying finals, Lassin Frankline, Captain for BBH sent the ball to the back of the net of their opponents twice to lift the trophy to the evening skies of Ntumbaw.
Presenting the coveted trophy to the staff body in the Chapel on Monday September 19, 2022, Chia Bernard, President of BBH FC appreciated the entire staff for supporting the team materially, financially and spiritually. “Another competition has been launched at PS Kumbo, we are going to bring it here.” Bernard said.
Mr. Lassin, boasted that the CBC DHS (Director of Health Services) Cup will follow suit. “Our trip to Bamenda in the months ahead is to make BBH proud again, we will keep the flame burning and the flag flying higher and higher,” the team captain remarked.
Receiving the trophy, Jean Sama, Administrator for BBH praised the players for showing compassion and resilience at difficult times in the life of BBH and the entire Cameroon Baptist Convention (CBC) Health Services.
“This trophy is worth celebrating because it has proven to the world that compassionate care is not only practiced in the wards; everywhere you go, everything you do, let compassionate care be seen in you and with you,” said the elated BBH Administrator. He called on all the staff to support the team. “On behalf of my family, we are supporting this cup with 20000frs. Am urging all staff through their heads of department to support this achievement, let us consciously unite our efforts to keep the BBH flag flying high”. he said.
It is worth noting that BBH produced the best player of the tournament, man of the match, best goalkeeper and the most disciplined team.