Cameroon National Olympic and Sports Committee welcomes AIBA and African Confederation executives to discuss the sport’s bright future on the continent

March 19th, 2016 / IBA

At the occasion of the African Olympic Qualification Tournament in Yaoundé, Cameroon, AIBA President Dr Wu, African Boxing Confederation President, Mr Bayor, AIBA Executive Director, Mr Bouzidi and other Senior Executives were invited by the Cameroon National Olympic and Sports Committee President Mr Kalakba Malboum to a working session in the presence of the President of the Cameroon Boxing Federation President and his staff.

Mr Malboum outlined his strategy for boxing in the country and reiterated the importance of the sport which brought Cameroon its first Olympic medal in 1968 and again in 1984. The president went on to assure AIBA of his strong commitment to continue investing in boxing in all its forms.

AIBA President Dr Wu praised the achievements of the Cameroon NOC, adding that he was impressed by the forthcoming efforts which would reinforce the vitality of boxing and all Olympic disciplines in the country. Dr Wu also took the opportunity to wish Cameroon’s athletes all the best at the forthcoming Rio Olympic Games.