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Joakim Noah and Guy Kouekam collaborate with Hennessy to renovate a basketball court in Yaoundé

Former Cameroonian International Basketball player; Joakim Noah, together with Cameroonian artist; Guy Kouekam, has renovated a Basketball Court in Yaoundé, under an umbrella project dubbed “IN THE PAINT” INSPIRING COMMUNITIES THROUGH ART & BASKETBALL!

Inspired by an unwavering commitment to driving culture forward, the cognac brand; Hennessy, and the NBA, support local communities and talents worldwide by refurbishing abandoned courts everywhere.

First launched in 2021 in Montreal, Canada, the ‘In the Paint’ initiative, is now present in many other parts of the world, such as Ghana, South Africa, Barbados, Hong Kong and Nigeria to only name a few, is a one-of-a-kind offshoot of the ‘Hennessy x NBA’ collaboration. It aims to bring basketball and art to local communities. As a part of Hennessy’s global series of artistic collaborations, the initiative’s goal is to give back to society and promote the true spirit of community.

Cameroon is the next beneficiary, as Former  Cameroonian International Basketball player; Joakim Noah, collaborates with talented Cameroonian graffiti and GFX artist; Guy Kouekam, to revitalise a Basketball court in Etoudi Stadium Yaoundé.

They are inviting the Cameroonian population in Yaoundé to join them for the inauguration of the basketball court at Etoudi Stadium in Yaoundé on June 5th, from 2pm.

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