CAF Football Center of Excellence

CAF Academy located in Mbankomo, outside the urban area and away from the noise.

The Mbankomo Academic Sports Center is a football center of excellence of the African Football Confederation in Cameroon. This center with international standards is located in the village of Mbankomo (25 km from Yaoundé on the heavy Yaounde-Douala axis).

It is a quiet space in the middle of the equatorial forest, a place of preparation for competitions. It has modern infrastructures and adapted to the sportsmen. It's a meeting place for Indomitable Lions for home games.

Some selections have also used the infrastructure of this center:

  • The Stallions of Burkina Faso,

  • The South African Women's Football Team,

  • The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon,

  • Leopards of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

It is therefore an international center.

The center is operational since 2010, is located in the middle of the equatorial forest, in a quiet, secure and ideal space for internships, greenouts, seminars.

The center is built on 6 hectares, on a total of 24 hectares of land. It is made up of:

  • 2 playgrounds football fields with synthetic turf

  • 1 playground with natural grass

  • 1 multisport playground for volleyball, basketball and handball

  • 1 tennis court

  • 1 semi-olympic pool

  • 35 double rooms

  • 5 individual rooms

  • 2 gyms equipped with high-tech fitness equipment

  • 1 sauna room

  • 1 hammam

  • 1 jacuzzi

  • 1 conference room with 110 seats fully sound system and a translation booth

  • 4 sound rooms with 30 seats each used for the technical preparation of players and workshop seminars.

  • 1 restaurant with 104 seats

  • 1 terrace with bar

  • 1 hall giving access to the multiple infrastructures of the center.

  • 2 villas

  • 1 Administrative building

  • 1 oxygenation area, which meanders the 24 hectares of available land that are being developed for sports walking.

  • 2 parking spaces accommodating 250 vehicles are fitted out.

  • 9 tanks with a capacity of 12,000 liters from a borehole will serve the supply of drinking water.

  • 3 generators for the supply of electrical energy.