Cameroon – AFCON 2016: Official website release, poorly coded, all in French with a small English version!

Written by Deckson N. is the official website of the expected female AFCON from November 19 to December 3.

The announcement was made Friday, August 12 on the airwaves of the CRTV National Radio station by Jean Lambert Nang, the president of the Communication Committee of the Local Organisation Committee. “the website is available and can be accessed through the keywords, ”Women AFCON 2016, Cameroon (CAN fĂ©minine 2016, Cameroun in French’,” said the former boss of CRTV sports service, today a high official at the Ministry of Communication.

Immediately after this announcement, some people went on the Internet and inserted the keywords indicated by Mr. Nang in Google considered the fastest search engine in the world. Curiously, no result was found for the above-mentioned website.

It was after reaching by telephone a member of the Communication Committee of the AFCON that were able to get the full url address:

The interface colors are yellow and green colors, identical to the website of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and has the official logo of the competition and the countdown. It also includes 8 items (Home, COCAN, Teams, Schedule, Results, Standings, History, Host Country) which are available in French and English. Note, however, that certain sections of the English version are written in French.

Found at the bottom of the static home page is “Lili“, the official mascot of the AFCON. Another note, several spaces are unoccupied. The case of banners that still have no content, in addition to many imperfections.

This situation has an explanation according to our source. “This site has been available for about 2 months. We did not want to communicate about it because there are still many things to improve. The webmaster is on it now. It should be ready in the coming days, “said our interlocutor.

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