Cameroon will soon have ten proximity football stadiums equiped with high standard ICT network. They will be constructed in each of the ten regions to serve as ground to groom talents and promote social cohesion.
The information was made known to the public during the launch in Yaounde of a project dubbed sports for development, social cohesion and peace.
The project is jointly carried out by the government, the UNDP and Cameroon’s football governing body FECAFOOT.
“Leave no one behind” is the motto of the project to promote development, social cohesion and peace through sports.
Estimated to cost some seven billion CFA FRS, the project dubbed “Sports for Development, Social Cohesion and Peace” will be jointly carried out by the Ministry of Sports and Physical Education, the United Nations Development Programme and the Cameroon Football Federation, FECAFOOT.
The first phase will be launched in Bamenda and Kousseri, simultaneously.
Addressing the youths, the President of the Cameroon football governing body Samuel Eto’o said the collaboration will help build a glorious future for Cameroons sports through the grooming of talents.
The project marks the start of a long term partnership between the three stakeholders who seek to see brighter days for Cameroonian youths especially those engaged in football