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Cameroonian athletes braving the odds

 IPS 27 August 2019

Victorine Fomum is Cameroon’s 2005 African table tennis champion. She often used to “train without rackets, without balls, without appropriate clothing and without good tables.” But despite this, she won gold at the 2005 African Nations Championship. And as a reward for her achievement the government handed her a cheque – for 25 dollars. (844 Words) - By Ngala Killian Chimtom


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Victorine Fomum, Cameroon’s 2005 African table tennis champion, was given 25 dollars by the government for her achievement.  Photo: Ngala Killian Chimtom/IPS

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