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

[13/08/2022] - NFI U17 defeated in Open Field Tournament finals by 7-8

The U17 team of the Nkamanyi Football Initiative lost the finals of the Ooen field Tournament to Panesta FC U17 on Friday August 12 by 7-8 through penalties after a 1-1 draw. It was an interesting game in very difficult playing terrain. The team is however proud of its achievements. "It is a game. In the penalties, anyone can win. The opposite team scored one more than we did, so they won. We congratulate them", coach Kanjas said after the match.

Here is the path the took team tp teh finals:

  • NFI - Young Stars (1 - 0) - Match 1
  • NFI - Waspito (2 - 1) - Match 2
  • NFI - Kumba United (2 - 1) Match 3
  • Boss FC - NFI (2 - 3) Quarter Final
  • Legendd FC - NFI (3 - 4) Semi Final

[17/06/2022] - NFI Sky Boys fail to qualify for the mini interpools

The NFI Sky Boys suffered a 2 - 0 defeat from Kumba city FC on the last day of play of group stages in the South West Regional league, hence failing to qualify for the Mini-Interpools.

The Meme Champions of last season, with a completely new and young team, mostly from the youth teams of the Academy had a series of draws in the competion and suffered their first on-pitch defeat yesterday. The team still has potential for the future and we look forward to coming back stronger next year.

We thank trainers Ndoke Joseph, Ashu Tong and Ebika Henry for all their sacrifices and hard work in keeping this team together and making them entertain the public of Kumba with beautiful football.

We wish newly promoted Kumba City FC and also Kumba Lakers FC all the luck in the mini-interpools after a well deserved qualification. We enjoyed great games with newly promoted Legends FC, Nemfa Nguti FC and Future Dream FC.

Thank you all, especially our fans for all the support.

[29/05/2022] - NFI vies for SW Regional League Position 1 as they take on Kumba Lakers

The Nkamanyi Football Initiative plays against city rivals Kumba Lakers FC today Sunday 29. May 2022 at the GPS Field with the hope of temporarily occupying the first position with a victory. A win against Lakers FC shall put the NFI at 13 points, one point ahead of city rivals, Kumba City Council FC.

It should be noted that the NFI completed the first round in position 2 with 9 points, 3 points behind the current leader. With 2 wins and 4 draws, The Nkamanyi FI remains the only undefeated team in the group. We hope to keep this through to the end

Trainers Ndoke and Ashu Tong are very confident, the boys are prepared for victory today.

[06/05/2022] - SW Regional League - NFI resumes after two weeks pause

It is close to two weeks since the Nkamanyi Football Initiative's main team ( NFI SKY BOYS) played their last regional league game against Future Dream FC. This time the NFI will take on Nemfa FC on Saturday May 7 at the GPS Field in Kumba.

The NFI currently occupies position 3 in group D of the league behind Kumba City Council FC and Nemfa FC after playing two draws against Legend FC and Kumba Lakers FC and defeating Future Dream FC. A victory against Nemfa FC on Saturday will put the team in second place as they continue to vye for league leadership.

The team trained by Ndoke Joseph and Ashu Tong have been training very hard in their quest for the regional championship.

[21/01/2022] - NFI Vice president Nkamanyi Stephen dies

The Nkamanyi Football Initiative regrets to announce the deatth of its vice president Mr. Stephen Nkamanyi. Death occured on Friday January 14 2022 after a protracted illness. He will be missed by all football lovers in the South West Region.

Mr. Nkamanyi Stephen has been vice president of the Initiative since its official registration. He has hardly missed any major event of the initiative. He always pushed the initiative to fight whatever storm and to believe in its future. He shall be buried in his home city of Kumba on Saturday March 13 2022. May his soul rest in peace.

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Last 10 Past games

U17 Open Field TournamentKumba United - NFI U1722.07.2022 15:30GPS Field Kumba1 - 2
U17 Open Field TournamentWaspito Foot - NFI U1715.07.2022 13:30GPS Field Kumba1 - 2
U17 Open Field TournamentNFI U17 - Young Stars08.07.2022 15:30GPS Field Kumba1 - 2
Cameroon CupNFI Kumba - Kumba City FC28.06.2022 15:00GPS Field4 - 5
Cameroon CupKumba Lakers FC - NFI Sky Boys25.06.2022 13:00GPS Field Kumba3 - 4
Cameroon CupNFI Sky Boys - Jesus FC22.06.2022 11:00GPS Field6 - 5
SW Regional LeagueKumba City Council FC - NFI Sky Boys16.06.2022 15:30GPS Field2 - 0
SW Regional LeagueNFI Sky Boys - Nemfa FC Nguti11.06.2022 15:30GPS Field1 - 2
SW Regional LeagueFuture Dream fC - NFI Sky Boys02.06.2022 14:00GPS Field Kumba0 - 1
SW Regional LeagueNFI Sky Boys - Kumba Lakers FC29.05.2022 15:30GPS Field Kumba0 - 0

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