A solemn ceremony to award honorary medals to the Cameroon sambo team winners of the 16th African championships took place in Yaounde yesterday August 10, 2022.
It was a special day at the Yaounde Multipurpose Sports Complex yesterday August 10, 2022.The event was the solemn ceremony to award honorary medals to the Cameroon sambo team, winners of the 16th African Sambo Championship by the President of the Republic.
Speaking at the occasion, the Minister of Sports and Physical Education, Narcisse Mouelle Kombi on behalf of government congratulated the athletes for their brilliant performance. He said the national sambo team will participate in the World Sambo championships in November. He called on the athletes to continue with the same winning spirit in the world championships so that they will produce more champions for Cameroon. He said for future competitions, the athletes have infrastructure like the Yaounde Multipupose Sports Complex, the Japoma Sports Complex in Douala and other infrastructure and platforms that have been offered them for their training. He called on the athletes to continue working hard with one course which is a Cameroon that is united, strong and undivided with diversity in sports and to always be carriers of fighting spirit as preached by President Paul Biya.
The national sambo team emerged overall champions at the African championships that was organised in Yaounde from July 16 to 18, 2022 winning 16 medals; eight gold, five silver and three bronze. At the end of the competition, Cameroon was con...