The Cameroonian government has awarded three contracts worth over FCfa 8 billion, for the refurbishment of the Mountain Hotel and Parliamentarian Flats Hotel. These two hotels will host the teams taking part in the 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations organized by Cameroon from 19 November to 3 December 2016.
The main beneficiary of the contracts is the Cameroonian company Gresceram International, who won 2 contracts for an overall amount of FCfa 5.6 billion, for the rehabilitation of the Buéa Mountain Hotel, in association with two other local companies. The refurbishment works should last 7 months.
The Somaf group, for its part, got a contract worth FCfa 2.5 billion, for the overhaul and expansion of the Parliamentarian Flats Hotel of Buéa, a city located in the South-West of Cameroon. The works should last 8 months. A delegation from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) will visit Cameroon by the 22nd January to evaluate the country’s readiness to host the football event of this year.
The 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations will be the 12th edition of the Africa Women Cup of Nations, the biennial international football championship organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for the women’s national teams of Africa. The tournament will be held in Cameroon between 19 November and 3 December 2016. A total of eight teams will play in the tournament. The competition has served as a qualifying tournament for the FIFA Women’s World Cup every other tournament since its inception in 1991.