Contractors involved in the construction of sports infrastructure to host the 2019 AFCON in Douala, have been urged to accelerate in the bid to be prepared for CAF’s next inspection mission due in August.
The call was made by the Governor of the Littoral region as he inspected the project sites in Douala. After the visit, the Governor expressed satisfaction with the progress of work while exhorting contractors to recruite more manpower and acquire more equipment. He praised the good collaboration between employers and employees as no disgruntlement has been witnessed among the workers.
During the Governor’s tour, it was revealed that work at the Japoma stadium to host some group matches, is completed by 51 per cent, generally. The concrete works have been done by 96 per cent, the tribune 100 per cent, installation of tribunes 51 per cent, the sport complex by 46 percent and pavement 32 per cent. While Mbappe Leppe and Bonamoussadi stadiums which are supposed to serve as training grounds, work has been completed by 38 per cent. At the Reunification stadium, work has been carried by 15 per cent and 40 per cent as concerns the underground works.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister, Philemon Yang, is expect to visit the same sites in Douala on July 20.