SOUTH AFRICA: VETERAN JOHANNESBURG CELEBRATED ITS FIRST ANNIVERSARY
Scores of Cameroonians joined Veteran Football club Association of South Africa on the 2nd of September 2017 at zoo lake park Johannesburg to commemorate their 1st anniversary.
The club barely 12 months of existence has recorded outstanding achievements. According to the president Sir Abotoky who is one of the pioneers of this association, Veteran Johannesburg aims at uniting Cameroonians in the Diaspora from all works of life, enforce social cohesion and amongst all create a platform where members could exercise and keep fit via playing football on a weekly basis. He further elaborates that the watch word of the group is solidarity whereby members are given the opportunity to play soccer once a week on Saturdays and aftermath seat and discuss social issues relating to community development.
In order to give the anniversary the aptitude it deserves, the Anniversary Tournament was launched comprising of 4 teams who had to challenge each other, kicked off time was 2pm as Thunder FC defeated Clever Boys FC for the 3rd position, at exactly 3 45pm, Terminators FC vanquished Airforce 1, crowing the day as the champions of the Anniversary Tournament.
The anniversary was crowned by an exquisite evening of red carpet vibes at «Connection night club » hosted by Cameroon’s famous mc Petit Libota on the 9th of September 2017. It was a night of fame full of colors patronized by Cameroon’s successful entrepreneur Mr. Fonane Harrison CEO of Broad World Recycling Projects SA who was one of the main sponsors of the event. Presidents of various associations where also seated by the glamorous ushers who were all looking aesthetic. Awards were handed over to participants who displayed exceptional talents. The chairman Mr. Fonane Harrison and Mr. Paul Nkamankeng where bestowed with honorary awards by the president Sir Abotoky.
Speaking to the president at the end of a successful gala night, he urged Cameroonians to continue to empower each other especially through associations, he emphasized on good conduct of members irrespective of age, sex, social status in the society. He rounded up by applauding and congratulating all participants of the tournament, his entourage who left no stone upturned to attain success. In the same light, the event planner and community builder invited Cameroonians who meet the criteria of becoming a member of veteran Johannesburg not to hesitate but must take into consideration key elements;
-Respect for humanity
-Willingness to engage into community development and among all must be at least 35 years of age plus a token of R 1000 for a membership fee.