Entries by jenna

Cameroon: our SBA driver, Merlin

You may probably have seen him before on our pictures, standing next to our students or the SBA team. Let me introduce Merlin, the official driver of the SBA for our travels in Cameroon.   Or maybe should we say “Colonel VIP Prestige”, like the name of his taxi. During travels in Cameroon, the SBA […]

Cameroon: Academic results 2016-2017

We just received the results of the 2016-2017 exams from the participants of our centres. Here they are by diploma: Baccalaureate (general and technical): 64% success Probatoire (equivalent to Baccalaureate in 1ere): 47% success CAP: 50% BEPC: 50% Exam for entry in 6eme: 100% CEP (exam for entry in primary school): 100%   Regarding intermediate levels, 93% […]

Event: Summer 6 Stations Tournament, July 2017

For the first edition of the Summer version of the tournament, the organising team (Yann Delaigue, Stéphane Rouault, Francis Ntamack et Cedric Debrosse) chose to support Serge Betsen Academy and Rugby French Flair associations. We enjoy the visibility offered by this event, during all this crazy week! One week allowing all these Veterans to get […]

Testimonial: Adeline, major of the “Eau Claire” promotion

We feel intense emotions sometimes, especially when opening our mailbox and reading: “Hello, My name is Tchounga Tchoua Adeline. I am 18 and I was in the first promotion of the centre “L’Eau Claire” in Bangangte. I am currently studying international business in a Cameroon’s university called IUG. I would like to thank the association for […]

Donation: LaptopService provides SBA with PCs

LaptopService has always supported SBA and keeps doing a lot for us. Following the construction of our new centre, they decided to make a donation of 10 new computers, in order to replace our old equipment. Thanks to this donation, filling a real need, we equipped our new center of “L’Eau Claire”.   This donation […]

Media: Fair-Play talking about us

When launching the new magazine Fair-Play at the beginning of the year, Serge Betsen had the opportunity to meet its director. This new bi-monthly magazine is dedicated to the Rugby world, people and players. It also brings visibility to the women involved in this sport, those often left in the shadow. As you know we at […]

Event: 10 km Race, Great Newham, London

On July 2nd, 10 brave athletes meet the double challenge of running the 10 km of the Great Newham London Run and collect more than £ 1800 for the SBA Cooperative. Thanks to all the athletes and friends of Renault UK, Victoria Oil and Serge Betsen Academy, who had the honour to finish the race […]

Event: L’Assiette d’Or, Château de Janvry, June 2017

  Following our encounter of André Gréjon at the diner “Enfance et Ovalie III” at Issy-les-Moulineaux, and also at Rungis on January 31st, he proposed us to be one of the associations benefiting from the 2017 edition of “L’Assiette d’Or”, together with our friends of Kampuchea Balopp. “L’Assiette d’Or” is an event created in 1995 […]

Event : Beach Rugby, La Grande Motte, June 2017

June 10th was the day of the traditional Beach Rugby of La Grande Motte, organised by SBA’s friend Philippe Herranz. This year, Serge Betsen Academy has been honoured to be the association which benefited from this event. A dedicated SBA team was created on purpose. And what a team ! Serge Betsen, Martin Devergie, Sébastien […]

Tribute to Francis, rugby player, centre Etoudi

It is with great sadness that, upon our return from Cameroon, we learned of the tragic death of Francis.  He was one of our founding players and a regular at the centre in Etoudi.  Always laughing and the envy on the field.  Our thoughts go out to his children and relatives.