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

1ST EDITION CAMBASKET CONGO 2018

The CAMBASKET competitions took place in Brazzaville Congo from the 10th to the 21st June 2018 at the Sideline of the 57th Anniversary of The Congolese Armed Forces and Gendarmerie. The CAMBASKET Trophy which bears the Name of His Excellency Denis SASSOU NGUESSO, the Official sponsor was won by the Lions Sport of CONGO and became the champions of the this competition. Morocco came 2nd and Angola 3rd. For detail results go to Downloads.

By Shey Raimy


CAMBOXE 2018 TO BE HELD IN ALGERS ALGERIA IN NOVEMBER

The CISM/OSMA Delegation of Algeria has just confirm the organization of the 5th African Boxing Champion slated for November 2018. Invitations have been sent to all OSMA member countries by the Algerian Delegation in collaboration with the OSMA Secretariat. The last edition took place in Tunisia with more than 12 countries participation.

By Raimy


BOXING LEVEL I STAR REFEREE AND JUDGES COURSE IN NAIROBI KENYA 9TH TO 22 DECEMBER

The Kenyan delegation in collaboration with CISM is organising a Boxing level 1 Star Referee and Judges Course in Kenya Nairobi for the 9th to the 22nd December 2018. 16 Places are available for the trainees. It should be noted that nutrition and accommodation are at the expense of the hosting delegation. Final entry for participants are still awaited by the Kenyan Delegation

By Raimy


58th WORLD MILITARY CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP Luanda, Angola

The CISM Angolan Delegation is organising the 58th World Cross-country Championship from the 8th-13th of November 2018 in Luanda Angola. Athletics are expected from all over the world and a strong African participation was recommended at the 6th OSMA Board of Directors meeting in Dakar Senegal.

By Raimy


THE 6th OSMA BOAD OF DIRECTORS MEEITNG DAKAR-SENEGAL

The 6th OSMA Board of Directors (BOD) Meeting of the Organization of Military Sports in Africa (OSMA) was held from September 09th to 16th 2018 in Dakar, Senegal and was chaired during the opening ceremony by General CHEIKH GUEYE Chief of General Staff of the Senegalese Armed Forces. The OSMA President Colonel KABRE David presided over the working sessions of the meeting. Fourteen (14) out of the twenty (20) Board member countries took part in the deliberations. Members present were: The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, Burkina Faso, Congo Republic, State of Eritrea, Guinea Rep, Kenya, Mali, Kingdom of Morocco, Nigeria, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Senegal, Zambia, Brig Gen Aboubakar BIRO CONDE (African Member to the CISM Board of Directors) and Colonel Mamby DORA KOÏTA (CISM Secretary General) The Members took very important resolutions pertaining to OSMA calendar of activities which is contained in the final communiqué to be consulted on the OSMA website. During this session OSMA Board Members unanimously resolved to award Lieutenant Colonel DJENDOLA Pierre (OSMA Secretary General) with the OSMA order of Merit (The Grand Officer) for his steadfast commitment and abnegation demonstrated at the service of OSMA


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Military Crosscountry Race will be organised in Luanda-Angola from November 8th to 12th 2018.

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CAMBOXE 2018 shall be hosted by the Algerian OSMA delegation from the 3rd to 10th October 2018 in Algers -Algeria

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The Kenyan delegation in colaboration witn the CISM secretariat is organising the Boxing Level I Star Referee and Judges Course from 9th December– 22nd December 2018 in Nairobi. .

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King Mohammed VI of Morocco has given his high accord for the hosting the OSMA General Assembly by Marche 2019.

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