Following swirling reports from different news organs and social media about the country’s inability to host the 2019 Africa cup of nations due to multiple unfinished works, the boss Minister Bidoung Mkpatt has embarked on a reassurance campaign to clear to air.
Minister Bidoung Mkpatt says the country will be ready and all the stadia under construction will be ready before the 2019 January biennial jamboree. The minister of Sports assured press men in a presser yesterday at the nation’s capital that out of the 33 stadia required to host the games, 13 of them used during the 2016 women AFCON are ready and fully operational while the 14 stadia which requires renovation and 11 to be fully constructed are well on course
He also stress the need for journalist to be patriotic during this period while adding that, hotels in the city of Limbe, Douala, and Yaoundé have been certified by CAF as ready for the competition as they meet the international standards.
Meantime, the Italian diplomat in Cameroon also held a press conference two days go to debunk claims that the Yaoundé Biya stadium will not be completed before the dead line. Saying work is well on course and the stadium will be delivered to the country in 2018.