About Us

The Nkamanyi Football Initiative is a Football Training Center (Academy) in the Cameroonian city of Kumba. Its goal is to support the youths of the city and its environs to learn and develop their skills in the game of football and be good future leaders.. Read more...


Our Teams

At the moment, we accept only children in the following categories (Under 12, Under 15, Under 17, amputees). We also accept girls under the age of 16. It is extremely important for us to get kids involved at tender ages - girls and boys Read more...


Latest News

We started in December 2013, but we have had a great number of events to look back to. Seeing the joy the kids get, we just want to continue creating activities to empower them. Read more....

NFI News


On Sunday 25. October 2020, the Nkamanyi AFC amputee team defeated ADDP AFC of Doual by 2-0. The match between the Nkamanyi AFC of Kumba and the ADDP AFC of Douala started under rainy conditions at exactly 3:30pm in the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium annex 2 in Yaounde.

It was a clean and fair play match without any arrogant behavior from both teams. The NFI AFC was so talented with their playing tactics and the ADPP could not keep pace with what the Nkamanyi boys put up in the field.

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[24/10/2020] - The NFI AFC is ready

After intense training on the hills of the city of Yaounde, the NFI AFC is now ready for the championship. Prior to the competition, the NFI AFC defeated Terminator of Yaounde by 1-0 in a friendly played on a grassless field.

We look forard to great games ahead.We learnt about a masacre on children in the city of Kumba. We shall be dedicating our first game to the bereaved and affected players. We call on all sides of whatever conflict to respect the rights of children to go to school.

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The NFI Sky Boys travelled to the ocean city of Limbe today Friday 23rd of October 2020 ahead of a 4-team pre-season tournament in order to prepare for the 2020/2021 season. In its first game, the Sky Boys team, captained by Amballo Emberika lost 0-1 to Best Star of Limbe.

The encounter, played at the Limbe Community stadium, was exciting till the last meeting. It was a perfect test of the team for Manager Chia John and his new trainer team as they use this opportunity to find their best squad. For the players, it is another opportunity for exposure.

The tournament continues tomorrow Saturday October 24 with the Sky Boys taking on Destiny FC and on Sunday October 25 against Option Sport of Limbe.


The amputee team of the Nkamanyi Football Initiative NFI AFC, left Kumba on Tuesday night to the Capital city of Yaounde ahead of the pioneer Amputee championshhip. The Championship which starts on Sunday October 25, shall pit 8 teams from different corners of Cameroon.

A delegation of 12 players led by trainer Forba Jean and Captain Joel Ndifor was accompanied to the park in the newly acquuired NFI bus by the staff. They left for Yaounde at night and will be lodging in Damas Yaounde.

It should be noted that the NFI is at the forefront of the creation of the championship with its captain being a member of the National Amputee Executive Board.

We have shared videos of their departure on our Youtube Channel

[14/10/2020] - NFI acquires bus for academy

The Nkamanyi Football Initiative has acquired a bus for the Youths of the Academy. We are so happy to have got this acquisition. It will go a long way in making it easier for the young boys and girls in Kumba and its environs to easily get to training sessions and games.

It falls in line with our mission of making young people in the town and its environs play football comfortably. At the NFI, we empower kids through football. We would like to thank all who supported us (worldwide) in making this possible.

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