Entries by jenna

Event: Dinner at “La Clef des Champs“ Restaurant

« Everyone here is so approachable, it really represents the spirit of rugby » observed a fan who attended to support the association. The event took place in the presence of many French rugby icons including Bakary Méité, Alain Gazon and Serge Betsen accompanied by his troupe that helped organised the dinner at La Clef des Champs […]

Cameroon : Laurent’s arrival

You may have noticed Laurent in a few of our photos. A close friend to Odile’s from Washingon DC, Laurent moved to Cameroon for professional reasons in 2017. He is a huge fan of rugby so he was eager to assist the SBA on site. He gave rugby tips to Abaa, one of our coach. […]

Event : Dubaï 7’s, SBA Pirates

Our brave SBA Pirates reached the final at the Dubai 7’s veteran tournament. Two iconic ex-rugby players were featured on the SBA team along with Serge: Yann Delaigue and Francis Ntamack. Despite a tough match against our English friends: Iain Balshaw, Simon Shaw and Olly Barkley, we are proud of our Pirates who wore the […]

Partnership : Recycled rugby balls project with Serge Blanco and Rugby Corner

In 2017, Serge Blanco, who wanted to support the association, donated 73 new Rugby World Cup and Cocotte rugby balls. This donation was used to create a new collection of pencil cases, wallets, and bags. This project’s success keeps growing and is surpassing our expectations and those of Lionel who is still involved 200% with […]

Cameroon : Vaccination campaigns

In addition to the medical visits for all our rugby players, insured thanks to the SBA (51 today), we noticed several players were not vaccinated against tetanus. We have decided to set up a tetanus vaccination campaign with the help of two doctors, Elisabeth our president and a friend of her. The first vaccine injections took place […]

Event : Ealing Half Marathon, UK, Sept. 2017

On the 23rd of  September, SBA team SBA ran the Ealing Half Marathon. Two years ago they raised nearly £4,000 for the charity and it made a life changing improvment for many children in Cameroun. This year, a new team has decided to take up the challenge again and beat the record. They fixed their fundraising target at £5,000 […]

Cameroon: Back to school with DHL and Panafrica

The children are back in school and in our SBA centres. Thanks to our partners, DHL and Panafrica, we have received generous donations that are helping our children with education and rugby supplies. This year, our partner Panafrica renew its confidence and will help us to support the education pole of the SBA (educational material, teacher expenses, […]

USA: News from Kiki

Do you remember Kiki? We helped her in her adventure for the Las Vegas Rugby 7s a few months ago. Today she plays in the AON Uni 7s that are being supported by the Australian rugby team and all the unis. This is the link where they stream all the tourneys and have tons of publicity and information. You […]

Media: Vox Africa report (full version)

Thanks to Vox Africa, you may have seen the inauguration of the centre “L’Eau Claire” after we came back from Cameroon. We are very happy to invite to watch on the same channel a complete record of our actions, together with a retrospective about Serge Betsen. Have a good viewing !

Cameroon: L’eau Claire in operation

Since the inauguration in April 2017, the new centre has been very busy.   Especially since Thursdays have been added to the program. This extra day is dedicated to children who need more tutoring and those preparing for exams. The new centre is closer and more accessible by the road. It is already well known by the people, as much […]