The Minister of Sports and Physical Education, Adoum Garoua on Tuesday April 14 commissioned to office the members of the local organising committee of the 2015 edition of the basketball Cup of Nations, Afrobasket, to be hosted by Cameroon from September 24th to October 3rd.
While commissioning them to office, Adoum Garoua called on the members to do everything possible for the event to be successful in Yaounde and also enable the female volleyball national team to prepare well for the competition so as to lift the trophy. He therefore recommended a three-month training camp for the volleyball Lionesses.
It was disclosed during the ceremony that the draws for the Afrobasket and African games will take place at the Yaounde Conference centre on May 9th. The draws for the men which were conducted in Tunis recently will also be completed for the remaining three groups that were not completed. According to the president of the Cameroon Basketball federation, Samuel Nduku, Fecabasket is up to date with its contributions to the African Basketball federation.
According to the director of competition at the federation, Bendegue Robert, preparations are already underway to let the event take place hitch-free in Cameroon in terms of security, visas arrangements, transportation, lodging and feeding of the foreign delegations that will be visiting the country.