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Faï Elvis Ndzedzeni wins Mount Cameroon Race with no crowds to applaud him Featured

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Cameroonin athlete Faï Elvis Ndzedzeni, is the winner of the Men's category of the Mount Cameroon Race, 2017 edition, which took place this Saturday, February 25 in  Buea in the South West region.

In 2016, Faï Elvis, occupied the 6th place in the final classification, while Godlove Gabsibium came second, followed by Lyonga Essome in the third position.

For women, Lisette Ngalim won for the second time. After winning the 2014 edition, she was ranked fourth in the 2016 edition.

The 50 years old six-time champion, Sarah Liengu Etonge this time around did not feature in the for three for the women,but however, she crossed the finish line.

The winners each received  10 million CFA francs, while the second and third positions  positions went home with  5 million FCFA  and 3 million FCFA respectively .

600 athletes from 8 countries, including Cameroon, took part in this years edition of Mount Cameroon.

There was a poor turnout of fans to cheer the event as citizens of that region of Cameroon boycotted the ceremony massively.

The citizens boycott came as a result of the current anglophone crisis plaguing the area.Guinnnes Cameroon, which was a main sponsor of the event also pulled the trigger by cancelling its sponsorship this year.

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