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Five Cameroon athletes disappear at Commonwealth Games

The Gold Coast  2018 Commonwealth Games is currently on-going in Australia and reports have gone out on Five Cameroon athletes competing at event, whose whereabouts cannot be ascertained.

According to Independent Online, Weightlifter Olivier Matam, and boxers Ndzie Tchoyi and Simplice Fotsala had been due to compete on Tuesday but could not be found, Cameroon team manager Victor Agbor Nso said.


He said two other weightlifters, Aka Angeline Filji and Mikoumba Petit David, had earlier gone missing from the Games at the Gold Coast, but did not specify when.

The Australian police and security services were immediately alerted about their disappearance as the search intensifies to track them down.

“We have officially informed our hierarchy back home: the Ministry of Sports and the president of the National Olympic Committee of Cameroon,” Nso told Cameroon state broadcaster CRTV.

“We have also laid a formal complaint to the Australian police.”


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