The SKY BOYS Team is the A Team of the Nkamanyi Football Initiative. They are young and dynamic. Most are products of our Junior teams.The great thing about the NFI is the base work we have done with the Youths in Kumba. With this team, the path to professional football is not far away. Read more
The Nkamanyi Football Initiative is a Football Academy and training center in the Cameroon city of Kumba. Its goal is to supporting the youths of the town and its environs to learn and develop their skills in the game of football and to become good future leaders. We empower the youths through football. Read more
The NFI started in December 2013. The Sky Boys team was created in May 2018. Most of the players then were from our U17 junior team. Today they are from all over Kumba and its environs. We moved through Division 3 to the regional Division 2. Relax and follow us as we carve our history. Read more
Upcoming gamesIn planning
|Pre-season Limbe Tournament||Option Sports - NFI Sky Boys||25.10.2020 13:00||Limbe||3 - 2|
|Pre-season Limbe Tournament||NFI Sky Boys - Destiny||24.10.2020 13:00||Limbe||2 - 1|
|Pre-season Limbe Tournament||Best Stars FC - NFI Sky Boys||23.10.2020 13:00||Limbe||1 - 0|
|Friendly Game in Douala||Dream Team Douala - NFI Sky Boys||17.09.2020 08:00||Douala||2 - 1|
Sky Boys News
[12/11/2020] - Ashu Tong, Morimi Michael and Ndoke take over as new Sky Boys ManagementAs from November 11, 2020 Ndoke Joseph will serve as new Sky Boys Manager (interim) in addition to his position as assistant Technical director and head of the youth department.
Ashu Tong and Morimi Michael, respectively trainer and assistant trainer of the U17 team will be the new trainer and assistant of the Sky Boys.
This move follows the immediate replacement, just after less than 2 months, of John Chia as manager of the Sky Boys Team.
We wish the trio all the best in ensuring a smooth start and great season for the Sky Boys.
[11/11/2020] - NFI replaces coach John Chia after after just over a monthThe Nkamanyi Football Initiative, today 11th. of November ended its cooperation with John Chia as team manager of the NFI A Team ( The Sky Boys). This announcement was made known to him in person in the Board meeting held with the A team staff in the NFI office. He shall be replaced by former head coach Joseph Ndoke as interim manager.
Veteran footballer and U17 trainer Ashu Tong shall take over as new Sky Boys head coach, while his assistant Morimi Michael will accompany him as assistant too.
The cooperation with John Chia was stopped after we recognised a serious unwillingness to understand the NFI philosophy and the introduction of unrest within the Sky Boys team.
We wish John all the best in his further endeavours.
[23/10/2020] - Sky Boys Team in Limbe for pre-season tournament
The NFI Sky Boys travelled to the ocean city of Limbe today Friday 23rd of October 2020 ahead of a 4-team pre-season tournament in order to prepare for the 2020/2021 season. In its first game, the Sky Boys team, captained by Amballo Emberika lost 0-1 to Best Star of Limbe.
The encounter, played at the Limbe Community stadium, was exciting till the last meeting. It was a perfect test of the team for Manager Chia John and his new trainer team as they use this opportunity to find the best squad.For the players, it is another opportunity for exposure.
The tournament continues tomorrow Saturday October 24 with the Sky Boys taking on Destiny FC and on Sunday October 25 against Option Sport of Limbe.
[16/09/2020] - Sky Boys get promising start despite 2-1 defeat in Douala friendly against Dream Team
The NFI Sky Boys suffered a 2-1 outward defeat against Dream Team of Douala in the first friendly game of the 2020/2021 season. The friendly game is part of the new strategy of the NFI to test its players against comparable and tougher opponents and also for the players to get the necessary exposure and experience.
The NFI played with its best team in the first half and maintained a 1-0 lead until half time. In the second half changes were made and the less experienced players could not keep the score, conceding 2 to finish the match with a 2-1 defeat.
"It was a good experience to the whole team. We had a feeling of professional football", the president wast quoted as saying. The opponent was impressed by the game control and coordination of our team. read more.
[16/09/2020] - SKY Boys start Season preps against Dream Team of DoualaIn its first friendly game of the new season, the NFI Sky Boys will travel to Douala to plays against Dream Team of Douala.
After an intense training and recruitment period under new coach John Chia and staff, the game in Douala will present a perfect test with a tough opponent for our players. We look forward to a great game. While in Camp at their hotel in Kumba today, the Sky Boys were upbeat about the game.
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