Dschang (National Times)-The mascot of 2019 varsity games mascotin Cameroon has been unveiled to portray peace and unity; values every athlete is expected to uphold, especially during this period of crises across the nation.
‘Nkouna’ as the mascot is named, was officially presented to the public in a ceremony at the university campus of Dschang on Tuesday April 30th 2019.
The mascot has been made to stand in the heart of the town of Dschang with open arms bearing a peace plant. It extends its hands as a sign of fraternity to all other universities from different Regions that will be visiting.
Speaking about preparations ahead of this 22nd edition of the university games which will run from the 4th to the 11th of May, the rector of the host institution, TsafackNanfosso assured the public that all is ready to welcome every delegation to the games.
“We are at the level of finishing with the last preparations and retouches. It is like a house which is being constructed. We are making sure that all the paintings are okay. The athletics tracks in Bandjoun and other places are ready for the D day. We will have 211 people at Foumban 770 persons in Bandjoun and 3339 in Dschang,” the Rector said.
Over 4000 athletes and officials representing all state universities and some confessional and private universities and higher institutions of learning will take part in the event. The jamboree has three venues; Bandjoun, Foumban and Dschang.