The official, public and private institutions, as well as numerous individuals, begin to respond to the initiative of the Head of State to make the CAN tickets available to those with fewer resources. Therefore, the Ministry of Education and Science, with funding from private entities, has acquired a large number of tickets that it will distribute among students.
The Ministry of Education and Science, with the support of private and public figures, has acquired a total of 35,000 tickets for the various matches in the African Cup of Nations (CAN 2015), to be distributed among students.
Entities such as the Program of Educational Development in Equatorial Guinea (PRODEGE), the CCEI Bank and Strongil Educations participated in the funding of these tickets, in addition to the Ministry and the Minister himself, who has collaborated on a personal level. Together they have raised a total of 25 million CFA francs to purchase tickets for students of different levels of Primary, Secondary and National University of Equatorial Guinea (UNGE).
The Minister of Education himself, Lucas Nguema Esono, has provided this information to the media, and also indicated how 7,500 tickets will be distributed to Primary and Secondary schools of Malabo and the same number for Bata; 2,500 for UNGE students of Malabo and the same number for Bata; 5,000 for the centers of Mongomo; 5,000 for Ebibeyin; 50 for executives of the Ministry in the capital and another 50 for Bata.
For the proper distribution of these tickets, which will allow students to enjoy the best football in Africa, a special commission has been created.
The African Cup of Nations has become the third largest sporting event on the planet, with a cumulative television audience of over 64 million viewers. A historical event which starts on January 17.
Text: David Monsuy Senior (D. G. Base Internet)
Equatorial Guinea’s Press and Information Office