Thursday, March 7, 2019

The winner of Mount Cameroon race threatened by unknown Ambazonians

Mbacha Eric Mangeh is under increasing pressure to support the fight for the liberation of Ambazonia. The winner of the Race of Hope of Mount Cameroon 2019 under pressure to support the fight for the restoration of the State of Ambazonia. Mbacha Eric Mangeh 2019 winner in the men's category said ". I received calls from unidentified people asking me to support the fight for the restoration of the Ambazonian Republic.

The calls did not indicate a specific amount and I did not give an answer. The 36-year-old athlete from the village of Mbot in the Donga Mantung Division of the North West Region of Cameroon explains that in addition to seeking financial support, his life or that of his family has not been threatened as rumors about social media have announced. Mbacha Eric Mangeh pocketed ten million CFA francs for winning first place at the end of the race at Omnisport Molyko stadium in Buea.

The other winners of the race, both men and women, did not receive calls similar to that of Mbatcha Eric. The champion trained in Noun, western Cameroon region for the race this year given the high level of insecurity in his home division Donga Mantung and the two English speaking regions of Cameroon in general. The Mount Cameroon Hope Run was held in Buea on Saturday, February 23 under high security as separatists in Ambazonia threatened to disrupt activities marking the 24th edition of the Race of Hope.