A Canadian firm, Champlain Consulting Associates would be constructing the Roger Milla Sports Complex.
Ronald Raisman, an Economist in Corporate Financing and Strategic Planning and his colleagues are in Cameroon in line with activities to mark the 60th anniversary of the legend footballer.
The Canadian partners would take part in the laying of the foundation stone of the sports complex in Milla’s Japoma village in the littoral region on July 3.
“The Roger Milla Sports Complex would provide an opportunity for many young people not only to enjoy quality football but also tennis, basketball and bring together other distinguished talents”.
“Roger Milla was a distinguished player of his era so also is Yannick Noah in basketball and many others” Raisman said.
The private investment would be on a 12-hectare piece of land to host football field, tennis and basketball courts, a golf course, a hotel, a restaurant and administrative block.
“I would be glad the day I will see this project a reality, then I will say something was done for Roger Milla. It is the Bakoko village that would be overwhelmed. For now, it is still on paper”, two times African Player of the Year said.
Milla took the world by storm during the 1990 World Cup with is prolific play style and Makossa dance trade mark, scoring four goals at the age of 38.
“This is the last time I am playing football”, Milla said during gala match to mark the anniversary celebrations took place without the announced birth day present.
Samuel Eto’o had promised to bring the FC Barcelona star to Cameroon but was absent himself.
Some African players like Congolese Richard Akiana celebrated with Roger Milla during gala match at the Amadou Ahidjo Stadium.