The incumbent President of the National Olympic and Sports Committee of Congo, Raymond Ibata, was recently re-elected at the helm of the body, following elections held on 27 May 2017. “We must continue to work hard to sustain the progress of sport in Congo,” Ibata declared thereafter. He further gave reassurances that the training of supervisors and athletes will be one of the cardinal actions to be undertaken by his new team. Andre Blaise Bole, former 4th Vice President, was elected first Vice President, while the President of the gymnastics Federation, former member of the auditing team, is now the 2nd Vice President. Françoise Mahoungou is third Vice President and Micheline Okemba 4th Vice President. In the same vein, Jean Paul Ngaloua and Hilaire Toualani Ngouari were elected Secretary-General and Treasurer General respectively.
The Director of Cabinet at the Ministry of Sports and Physical Education, Urbain Akambo was also present at this elective session of CNOSC.
The Nyanza Olympafrica Centre recently hosted a sport administration training course for 107 refugees. The training drew participants from six camps, who were trained to train other refugees in their respective camps.
The Malawi Olympic Committee organised a festival dubbed “Summer Games” at the Lilongwe Olympafrica Centre from 25 to 28 August 2017. The event featured the following sports disciplines: football, lawn tennis, athletics, judo, netball and archery.