Global Partnerships To Be Announced Soon

By Godwin Aikigbe SAMDA is making some progress in team building and will, in the coming days, announce partnerships with top global icons and organizations. This is according to the CEO and founder, Tony Kona Fele, who is currently attending the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund 2023 Spring Meetings in Washington, DC. Fele […]

USA-based Soccer Program Launch Records Tremendous Success

By Godwin Aikigbe SAMDA keeps waxing across the globe, with Saturday’s launch of its USA-based soccer program in Minnesota recording a landmark success. The CEO of SAMDA, Tony Kona Fele, has against this backdrop expressed his delight at the massive and memorable event, which further accentuated the meteoric rise and spread of the non-profit organization […]

SAMDA Gets First Invitation To World Bank Forum

By Godwin Aikigbe Saclepea-Mah Development Association (SAMDA) will make its debut at Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the IMF, following its invitation to the 2023 edition that will take place in Washington, D.C., from April 10 to April 16, 2023.  According to the letter of invitation dated Thursday, March 30, 2023, and […]

Cote d’Ivoire Team Holds Inaugural Meeting

By Godwin Aikigbe SAMDA’s spread across Africa remains on the spiral as Cote d’Ivoire team held its first meeting on Saturday, March 26, 2023. According to a report, the meeting, which held at Basam, Abidjan, had 17 people in attendance and ran from 10:53 a.m. through 14:45 p.m. The exercise produced laudable resolutions, notable among […]

SAMDA Determined To Touch Hearts As Cameroon Soccer Programme Enters Final Stages

By Godwin Aikigbe SAMDA is unrelenting in its quest to impact the lives of African youths positively through sports. The CEO and founder of the non-profit organization, Tony Kona Fele, reaffirmed this on Thursday while expressing satisfaction with the ongoing football tournaments in Cameroon featuring male and female students from secondary schools across the country. […]

Address By SAMDA Cameroon Director, Nchang During March 18 Launch of Sports Activities

All protocol is respected. All administrative, sporting, academic, and religious authorities present.The Founder/CEO of SAMDA in absentia.Dear Sportsmen and Women, ladies and gentlemen,  It is my singular pleasure as the Director of SAMDA Cameroon to welcome you to the launch ceremony of the first ever football competition organized here at the Military Camp Football Field […]

Kudos As Cameroon Kicks Off SAMDA African Soccer Programme

By Godwin Aikigbe Chief Executive Officer and Founder, SAMDA, Tony Kona Fele, has showered the Cameroon chapter with encomiums for taking a lead in the African Soccer Programme. Fele in a release on Saturday, expressed his gratitude to Cameroon in the wake of commencement of the exercise featuring secondary school students across Africa, notably among […]

MEMORABLE SPEECHES BY AFRICAN FOUNDING FATHERS: Felix Houphouet-Boigny (First President of Ivory Coast, May,1963)

Ladies and Gentlemen: Your Imperial Majesty, Mr. President, Excellencies, Ladies, and Gentlemen Having followed with growing interest the statements of my illustrious colleagues, I wondered as I came to this rostrum, whether it would not be extremely reasonable on my part to make the shortest speech of my whole political career, saying to you quite […]

Ivory Coast To Host Houphouet-Boigny Boxing Tournament

By Godwin Aikigbe After a turbulent 2022, SAMDA is setting the ball rolling on all fronts. One of its immediate plans is a boxing tournament in Ivory Coast, a tribute to the country’s first president, Félix Houphout-Boigny, who served from 1960 until his death in 1993. Chief Executive Officer, Tony Kona Fele, made this disclosure […]

SAMDA Mourns Departed Secretary Of Nigerian Team, Akanni 

By Godwin Aikigbe SAMDA is in grief following the demise of the secretary-general of its Nigerian team, Ganiyu Akanni, who passed on November 10 in Lagos, Nigeria, after a brief illness. The amiable Akanni, an ex-Nigeria international who shone in the colours of several clubs in the Nigerian top flight, notably Julius Berger FC of […]

SAMDA Nigeria Seals Pact With LASFA, PFAN, YSFON on Grassroots Sports Development

By Godwin Aikigbe The Nigerian chapter of Saclepea-Mah Development Association (SAMDA) has intensified its efforts to enhance grassroots sports development across Africa by sealing a pact with Lagos State Football Association, Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria, and Professional Footballers Association of Nigeria. Tajudeen Disu, the African director of sports and chairman of the Nigeria chapter […]

Disu Pleased With Superb Launch of SAMDA Ghana

•Disu (left) with SAMDA Ghana chairman, David Ameyibor. By Godwin Aikigbe Chairman, SAMDA Sports Africa, Tajudeen Disu, is full of accolades for SAMDA Ghana for its superb launch of its sports programme. The former Nigeria defender who doubles as chairman, SAMDA Nigeria, is having good times in Ghana since arriving in the West African country […]