Renaissance FC de Ngoumou

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Renaissance FC
Full name Renaissance Football Club de Ngoumou
Nickname(s) RFC
Founded 2 January 2000
Ground Stade Municipal de Ngoumou
Ground Capacity 5,000
Chairman Michel Abena
Manager Ali Nikbakht
League Elite One

Renaissance FC is a football club in Cameroon and based in the city of Ngoumou, 60 km from Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon.[1]

The club is chaired by Michel Abena.

The first team is coached by former Cameroon international Thomas Libiih, and currently plays in the MTN Elite One since 2002.

History[edit]

Renaissance FC (RFC) Ngoumou was founded on 2 January 2000 by the Development Committee Nkong-Abok, in a village located 24 km from the city of Ngoumou and 60 km from Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon.

Since its inception, RFC is affiliated with the Fédération Camerounaise de Football(FECAFOOT). It started playing in the county league championship in its region of origin, the Department of Méfou-et-Akono.

During the season, 2000,RFC participated for the first time in the playoffs.

After a course of 6 wins in 6 games in the league of the department Méfou-et-Akono,RFC accesses the Inter-league tournament 2000, which is a competition involving the champions of the various leagues in the region.

At the end of this tournament,RFC ranks among the best teams in the Central Region with 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat in 4 games. This opens the doors of the regional championship.

Having achieved the feat of reaching, respectively 1/16 and 1/eighth finals of the Cameroonian Cup in 2001 and 2002 before being eliminated,RFC won the right with satisfactory results after 2 years in the regional championship to represent the Central Region in the 2002 Tournoi Inter-poules. After which, Renaissance Football Club joined the elite of Cameroonian football through its rise in first division football to today's MTN Elite One status.

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