OSMA BACKGROUND

The Organization of Military Sports in Africa (OSMA) is a continental organisation made up of the Armed Forces of African Member countries. It is the African representation of the International Military Sports Council (CISM). OSMA has thus endorsed CISM's basic principles and motto:"Friendship through Sport" OSMA's main objective is to promote friendly sporting and physical training activities among the Armed Forces of member states, in order to foster the culture of peace needed for the economic development and the integration of the African continent. The Headquarters of OSMA is in YAOUNDE. Cameroon. OSMA was founded by Maj Gen Ishola Williams of Nigeria and Col Kalkaba Malboum of Cameroon. It is being adopted in 1994 at the 49th CISM General Assembly in Istanbul, Turkey. Its 1st General Assembly only took place on 25 March 2008, in Algiers, Algeria, under the high patronage of H.E. Abdelaziz Bouteflika President of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria.


News Briefs

POSTPONEMENT OF THE 75TH CISM GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND CONGRESS

Due to the rapid spread of the corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic which is threatening to affect the whole world and for precaution measures the 75th CISM General Assembly and Congress which was Scheduled from the 1st to 10th May 2020 in Nairobi, Kenya has been postponed till further notice. The CISM Board of Directors will decide on a new date which will be made known to delegates as soon as the virus can be effectively controlled.

By Raimy


CAMBOXE UGANDA 2020

Preparations are on the way for the hosting of the 2nd CAMBASKET in Kampala Uganda sometimes by the end of this year. The OSMA Secretariat is in constant touch with the political and military authorities of for a smooth hosting of this event. The Ugandan Autorities have confirmed their resolve to host this event at the end of this year. . A delegation of OSMA Executive is expected in kampala early september for the signing of the memorandum of understanding.Invitation files shall be sent as soon as they are ready

By Raimy


CAMBASKET RWANDA 2020

OSMA Secretariat is in negotiations with the Rwandan Polititcal and Military authorities for the organisation of the 2nd CAMBASKET 2021 IN Rwanda. The negotiations are have been received with a possitive note and indications are that Rwanda is likely to host the 2nd CAMBASKET in Kigali Rwanda in 2021

By Raimy


THE 9th CAMFOOT TO BE HOSTED BY THE ERITREAN DELEGATION TO OSMA

The Eritrean delegation to OSMA has just confirmed their readiness to host the 9th Edition of the African Military Football Tournament(CAMFOOT) one of the most widely Mediatized event of the OSMA Calendar. Thanks to the relentless efforts of the Secretary General in strict compliance with the resolutions of the Final communiqué of the 5th General Assembly which was held in Marrakech Morocco. Invitations will be sent 6th months to the opening date to allow participants prepare conviniently.

By Raimy


MAURITANIA TO HOST THE 7TH BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING FROM JULY 10TH TO 16TH THIS YEAR

Following the numerous contacts undertaken by the OSMA Secretary General with the different member nations, Mauritania finally pledge to host the 7th OSMA Board of Directors Meeting in Nouakchott from the 10th to the 16 of July 2020. Invitations have been dispatch member countries throug their respective mails and also through diplomatic representations in Yaounde.The Secretary General calls on a massive participation of members with regards to very important points that has been inserted on the agenda. The invitation file can as well be downloaded from the link below

By Shey Raimy


AUDIT OF THE OSMA ACCOUNT AND THE EXECUTION OF THE 2019 BUDGET

The OSMA Treasurer General of the Organisation of Military Sports in Africa (OSMA) Colonel Major paid a control visit to the OSMA Headquarters in Yaounde early January. The aim of his visit was to audit the OSMA account and control the execution of the 2019 fiscal year which came to and end. At the end of his visit he expressed his satisfaction at possitive results ensuing from this control. He thank the staff and the accountant for ther abnegation and steadfastness to work and encouraged them to continue in that light. The end of the visit was sanctioned by a cocktail offered by the Secretary General in his honour.

By Raimy


PARTICIPATION OF OSMA IN THE WORKSHOP TO REVIEW THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF SPORTS IN AFRICA

The African union Sports commission organised a 3 day WORKSHOP TO REVIEW THE POLICY FRAMEWORK FOR THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF SPORTS IN AFRICA in the city of Yaounde in Cameroon from the 25th to the 27tth of July 2019. This workshop seek to elaborate on ways and tools to improve sports in Africa for a sustainable development in Africa. This framework was drafted in Ghana during the Second session of the African Union Conference of the ministers of Sport from the 10 to the October 2008. OSMA being a stakeholder of the sports domain actively participated in this workshop where the framework was reviewed and concrete resolutions were submitted to the African Union sport commission who supervised the working session. The workshop deliberated on the AU vision and mission, and the contribution of sports in achieving the laid down goals for 2063 ( AGENDA 2063). The framework will be finalized during the Conference of the African Union Milisters of Sports to be held in Antananarivo in Madagascar next year. .


CONTROL VISIT OF THE OSMA TREASURER GENERAL TO THE HEADQUARTERS

The OSMA Treasurer General of the Organisation of Military Sports in Africa (OSMA) Colonel Major paid a control visit to the OSMA Headquarters in Yaounde early January. The aim of his visit was to audit the OSMA account and control the execution of the 2019 fiscal year which came to and end. At the end of his visit he expressed his satisfaction at possitive results ensuing from this control. He thank the staff and the accountant for ther abnegation and steadfastness to work and encouraged them to continue in that light. The end of the visit was sanctioned by a cocktail offered by the Secretary General in his honour. .


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Mauritania to host the 7th BOD in July 2020

Invitation File
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CAMBOXE TO BE HOSTED IN KAMPALA UGANDA 2020

File awaited
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Rwanda will be hosting the 2nd CAMBASKET in Kigali by 2021 .

File awaited
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The Eritrean delegation to OSMA to host CAMFOOT IN 2021.

File awaited