Cameroon’s Sambo team has arrived at Casablanca, Morocco this Friday ahead of the 17th edition of the African championship expected to run from this May 20th to 22nd.
Ten Athletes and their coaches make up the delegation targeting retention of the title they won during the last edition of the competition on home soil.
The team spent weeks in camp back in Cameroon as part of efforts to ensure their readiness for the three days tournament.
The discipline has experienced unprecedented growth in recent years owing to efforts from the Dalil Scalli-led African Sambo Confederation.
For the first time in history, discipline has been listed in the All Africa games scheduled for March 2024 in Ghana. Therefore, besides being a tournament of high stakes, this championship in Morocco will serve as preparations for the upcoming event(s) as such.
In a related development, the President of the Cameroon Sambo Federation, Maitre Francois Mbassi was maintained as Secretary General of the African Sambo Confederation. He was chosen by the institution’s President, Dalil Scalli From Morocco who was re-elected on Friday May 19 during an elective congress of the continental body in Casablanca.
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