By Gilbert Aman – Wednesday March 13, 2019.
Cameroon’s Minister of Sports and Physical Education, Prof Narcisse Moulle Kombi, will be on a tour of some construction project sites to host the 2021 African Cup of Nations in Yaounde, this Wednesday March 13, 2019.
According a communique received by National Telegraph, Minister Narcise Moulle Kombi will visit the Ngoa-Ekelle stadium, the Mfandena Stadium and the Annex of the Mfandena Omnisport all in Yaounde, Cameroons capital city.
The visit which comes after a similar visit on January 25, 2019 at the Olembe Sports Complex, all aimed at assessing the state and readiness of the stadium and its training pitches to host international competitions .
Cameroon is expected to host the Comoros in a match counting for the last round of play of qualification matches ahead of the the African Cup of Nations. The Minister, reports say, wants to get it right after Cameroon suffered a disgraceful withdrawal of the African Cup of Nations AFCON 2019 hosting right.
National Telegraph also learned that the newly appointed Minister Delegate at the Presidency of the Republic in charge of Public Contracts, Ibrahim Talba Malla is on his way to visit construction sites to host AFCON activities in Douala, Cameroons economic capital, Wednesday 13 ,March 2019.
Minister Ibrahim Talba Malla would visit among other sites, the Japoma Sports Complex, the Mbappe Lepe Stadium, the Bepanda , Omnisport and the Bomamoussadi training pitches, National Telegraph has been told.
On Friday, February 22, 2019, Minister Narcisse had visited another football pitch found in the seaside resort town of Limbe, in Fako Division, South West Region and also the two training pitches in Limbe, the Middle Farms and the Centenary Stadium.
Narcisse then moved to Buea, regional headquarter where he inspected the training pitches in Molyko and Buea Town and later presided at a ceremony for the opening of this year’s Mount Cameroon Race of Hope.
Construction projects to host the African Cup of nations, are still facing mounting accusations on corruption and other scandals, said a source to National Telegraph, adding that it’s possible Cameroon might still not succeed in hosting the event come 2021.