from the French and British colonial rule. And in Johannesburg, spirits remain
high among Cameroonians living in South Africa.
January 1960 while the English-speaking Southern Cameroon gained its
independence from Britain in 1961. However, the two sides joined hands in
October 1961 to form the Republic of Cameroon.
independence celebrations, a special soccer tournament was organised whereby
locally-based Cameroonian regional football associations and community groups
had been gathering in festive spirit each weekend to support their teams.
where held last Sunday at the Rhodes Park football grounds.
up to soon welcoming their national soccer team, Indomitable Lions, to South
Africa for the world showpiece.