CAMEROON SWIMMING RETURNS TO THE POOL

The Cameroonian Swimming and Lifesaving Federation (FECANAS) inaugurated its sports season on the 15th of February at the 25m pool of Bassa in the presence of the president of the federation, El hadj Relouanou Charouboutou and the members of the board of directors. On the previous day, some decisions have been taken and we shall come back to this shortly. It should be noted that some swimmers have asserted their supremacy. These are Miss Kafack Ngueli Lisa and Mabob David from the TSER OLYMPIQUE club, thé twins Nguichie&nb... Read More

GHANA'S JACKSON RECEIVES KAZAN SCHOLARSHIP

Ghana Swimming Association today officially announced that Ghanaian swimmer Abeiku Jackson has received a 1 year scholarship to the FINA Development Centre Kazan in Kazan-Russia at a conference held at Accra Sport Stadium media center. In attendance at the press conference was Mr Ben Nunoo-Mensah (President of Ghana Olympic Committee), Theophilus Wilson Edzie (GSA President) , Farida A. Iddriss (GSA Treasurer) and CANA Bureau Member, Charles Mensah (TD GSA), Abbiw jackson (National Coach GSA) and Seth Nti (Sport Development Officer... Read More

SUDANESE SUPERSTAR SWIMMER SETS HIS EYES ON TOKYO

Sudanese swimmer Yousif Ibrahim has made it clear, he is gunning for the Tokyo Olympic Games, after setting a national record in the 100m freestyle, in 2018 at the 14th edition of the FINA World Short Course Championships held in Hangzhou, China. The swimmer went on to post an image on the socials, with the caption stating "Happy to have finished the season with a New national record (100free). Enjoying the journey as it comes! #tokyo2020" Since then, Yousif has kept up with training and progression is evident as he claims victo... Read More

INDIA & SOUTH AFRICA PARTNER ON SWIMMING & WATER POLO

Johannesburg, Thursday, 21st January 2021 – The Indian and South African Swimming Federations today signed a milestone partnership agreement to further jointly develop swimming and water polo in their countries. The agreement will see South African and Indian teams participate in competitions against each other. In addition, a key part of the agreement will see the Indian team participate in joint training camps in South Africa with the South African national team. The agreement builds on the informal arrangements that have existed bet... Read More

CANA NOMINATES 1st AFRICAN WOMAN FOR FINA BUREAU

The newly elected CANA Bureau held its first meeting on Saturday 19 December 2020. The Bureau members considered a number of items in preparation for 2021. President Sam Ramsamy proposed that the CANA representation to FINA should represent all the Zones of CANA. The Bureau unanimously accepted the following nominations for the FINA General Congress scheduled for 5th June 2021 in Doha, Qatar: FINA Vice President: Dr Sam Ramsamy (South Africa) FINA Bureau Member: Dr Mohamed Diop (Senegal) FINA Bureau Member: Dr Donald Rukare (Uganda) FI... Read More