Sporting activities in Cameroon may kick-off amidst the #COVID19 pandemic but in strict respect of health security measures.
The Board of Directors of the Cameroon National Olympic and Sporting Committee, CNOSC, envisaged the possibility during a during their first annual session this Wednesday, August 5, 2020.
The meeting of the board of directors of the CNOSC highlighted the management of health crisis related to #COVID19 with an interest on the managerial initiatives and perspectives.
Health conditions for an efficient resumption of national sports activities is one of the main issues that featured in the session with heads of federation and competent sports authorities.
Presiding over the board meeting, the Minister of Sports and Physical Education, Narcisse Mouelle Kombi promised government’s support to the National Olympic and Sports Committee for the growth of sports in Cameroon.
The Sports boss insisted that his office will work with the Olympic and Sports Committee to inculcate the Olympic values, and fight deviant behaviours in sports federations in the country.
He cautioned the top sports personalities to come up with best strategies for the growth of sports in Cameroon.
The President of the National Olympic and Sports Committee, CNOSC, Hamad Kalkaba Malboum said the funds allocated to sporting events that have been postponed will be diverted to the rehabilitation and construction of sports infrastructure in Bamenda, host of the next National Games of Cameroon, DIXIADES.
Hamad Kalkaba Malboum said his committee has resolved to adapt to the health situation with the assistance of the government in ensuring security in the sporting ground.
The meeting was also attended by renowned sports personalities including Issa Hayatou, Board Chair of ANAFOOT and former President of CAF, Roger Milla, Gold medallist Francoise Mbango, FECAFOOT President and many more.