FIFA President Joseph Blatter, was on Monday made an honorary citizen of the town of Mbankomo in the Cameroon.
His installation was during the official commissioning of the African Football Confederation (CAF) Football Centre of Excellence.
The CAF Centre of Excellence was built on a 24-hectare donated by the Cameroon Government at Mbankomo, a small town 25 km from the capital, Yaounde.
The centre is a complex comprising playing fields, a multi-playground for volleyball, basketball and handball, fitness facilities, meeting and conference rooms, restaurants and bars, among others.
On the sidelines of the inauguration, Blatter and his delegation will hold working sessions with the Cameroonian political and sports authorities and visit some football stadiums in the country.
Cameroon is among bidders for the 2019 CAF Africa Cup of Nations.
The ceremony was attended by the Cameroonian CAF President, Issa Hayatou, and Cameroonian political and sports authorities led by the Minister of Sports and Physical Education, Adoum Garoua. (PANA/NAN)
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