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Friendly Matches Ahead of League Launching

The two teams made it to the pitch by 1 pm, while the match kick-started at 2:30 pm at the Nkamlikum school pitch. It was a thrilling encounter. Barely seven minutes into the game the boys of Nkamlikum opened the score with a powerful kick… Read more »

Ferdinand, Internally Displaced Youth

Meet Ferdinand, a new Open Field youth leader During the early days of the escalation of the Anglophone Crisis in 2016, Ferdinand was happily living with his parents in a peaceful and loving community known as Ekombe in Meme Division, outside of Kumba, where Open… Read more »

Our Response to COVID-19

The Open Field team is trying new things to reach youth! We continue to send love and strength to you and your loved ones as we all experience the impact of COVID-19 across the globe. Our staff in Cameroon and Pittsburgh are working closely together in… Read more »

Cameroon Project Expansion Supported by United Nations Development Programme

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Justin Forzano justin@openfieldintl.org 304-281-5649 Open Field announces support from United Nations Development Programme in Cameroon, Africa Pittsburgh, PA – The Cameroonian Association of Open Field, a Pittsburgh-based Sport for Good organization with activities in Western PA and West Africa, was recently… Read more »

Parenting in the Midst of Chaos: How Open Field Supports Parents

By Divine Kowa and Emma Lamberton Kumba, Cameroon — At Open Field, we are committed to developing strong families. Tatabot Divine is incredibly supportive of his daughter’s participation in our programs and supports her involvement any way he can. “When my youngest child was eight… Read more »

Evolution Of Fon Bidias Community Coach Of Kosala

Bidias was shy when he attended our first youth camp at St Francis College at the age of 10. From early on, CameroonFDP Coach Caroline saw the potential in Bidias and worked to ensure he had the maximum benefit from the program. She helped Bidias… Read more »

Ajong's story: coming out of his shell

Since a very young age, Ajong had no positive social orientation. The father is living abroad in South Africa, and is married to a different woman while the mother is into trading and she is often traveling back and forth from neighboring countries, Nigeria and… Read more »