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Caf delegation satisfied with Afcon works in Douala

The Governor of the Littoral Region has revealed the inspection mission from the Confederation of African Football, Caf is satisfied with the progress of works on the various sites in Douala that will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Samuel Dieudonné Ivaha Diboua was speaking on Friday in an evaluation meeting at the end of an inspection tour of infrastructure from the Caf delegation that is in Cameroon since Monday.

“Globally, we are at 65% completion rate in Douala . The Caf inspectors are not disappointed with the instructions given in March, during their last visit, ” said Samuel Dieudonné Ivaha Diboua, the governor of the Littoral region.

The Governor also added that the Mbappe Leppe and Bonamoussadi training grounds which have 4000 and 1000 places respectively have progressed to 55%.

During the inspection of the major construction sites of the economic capital on Friday, August 10, 2018, the CAF experts authorized the highlighting of the logo of the competition on the various sites.

For their third inspection mission to Cameroon, the experts of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) visited the Japoma Sports Complex, the Reunification Stadium and the Mbappe Leppe and Bonamoussadi training stadiums. They also also visited hotels in the economic capital.

The Caf inspectors were informed that by November, these projects would have neared their completion with the Reunification stadium almost certain for a new face lift by October. At the 50.000 Japoma stadium, all the precast material are already available as the technicians have already began intalling them.

The Caf delegation was told works on the various road networks will only start in October has a result of the heavy rains in Douala which has made it impossible to start the works earlier as initially scheduled.

Published on 05.05.2023

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