By Basil K Mbuye
The president of the Catholic University Institute of Buea, CUIB, Professor Victor Ngoh, has reassured sports lovers that the vision and mission of Catholic University Sports Academy, CUSA, remains unchanged despite a new team now in place.
This was coming at a time that many sports lovers have expressed worries on different platforms with a new team in place, the once-booming CUSA will be history.
Hear him: “I will like to repeat as many time as possible what the Chancellor/ Pro-Chancellor, is Lordship Michael MaibesueBibi has said that the mission and vision of CUIB remained unchanged. What we are called upon to do is to improve on the various aspects of the mission and visions of the institution.”
He went further to plead with the community to support CUSA in every way possible for it to succeed for it belongs to the community. “With the support of the community, we can make some great changes. The sports academy has been doing fine and its part of the global mission of CUIB because it’s not only an educational institution that is strictly academic but it is also called upon to promote sports, leisure activities. In short, education, sound mind and a sound spirit,” CUIB President explained.
The CUIB boss also pointed out that the coaches were in a better place to make the recruitment as to who is fit to be part of CUSA. This, he said, should be done on merit and not favour.
Thanks to the creation of CUSA in 2015, CUIB has been striving in the various sports disciplines especially in football and table tennis.
In 2015 CUSA became the first sports Academy to officially received Cameroon NBA star Richard Luc Mba a Moute. Also, over the years, the Sports Academy has recruited many students on CUIB sports and talent scholarships.
In 2018, CUSA under the leadership of Coach Samuel Enobi Brandon shocked the region when they reached the Mini Interpools Final. That same here CUIB made a breakthrough in the University Games when they won their first medals in history.
Also, players like Collins Ngolo of CUSA emerged the top scorer in the Southwest Mini Interpools but was absent due to internal reasons in 2019.
Presently, the CUSA football team is one of the potential clubs to represent the region in the National Interpool as the region continues the search for Elite two ticket.
CUSA runs the following disciplines and program like Football (Male and Female), Handball, Basketball- Basketball 3×3, Athletics, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Dance amongst others.