The soccer star spoke with the African country’s prime minister, Joseph Dion Ngute, and participated in a basketball game with retired NBA player Joakim Noah.
French soccer player Kylian Mbappe arrived in Cameroon, his father’s native country, on Thursday, accompanied by important security measures, including an armored car.
The 24-year-old Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) forward visited Djebale, an island in the African country, where his father Wilfried Mbappe was born. The French national team player was received with a presidential welcome, accompanied by a convoy and policemen.
During his stay in Cameroon, Mbappe visited a school for the blind and dumb in a suburb of Yaounde, which received funding from his Inspired by KM foundation. She later participated in a game basketball with retired NBA player Joakim Noah and played soccer with a group of kids. He also spoke with the country’s prime minister, Joseph Dion Ngute.
The footballer was scheduled to play a match against FC Vent d’Etoudi, a second division team, on Friday afternoon, however the match was canceled due to concerns for the player’s safety, according to French media.