Commonwealth Games: Missing Athletes Face Deportation From Australia

Ten athletes and a manager who went blank during a Commonwealth Games face deportation from Australia.

The organisation includes 8 athletes from Cameroon, dual from Uganda and a Rwandan Para-powerlifting coach.

“If they crack a conditions, they’re theme to coercion action,” pronounced Australia’s home affairs apportion Peter Dutton.

Their visas lapsed during midnight on Tuesday in Sydney.

“Like anyone else, they’re approaching to work within a law, and coercion movement will take place to brand those people and to expatriate them if they don’t self-declare,” combined Dutton.

The 8 Cameroon athletes – 3 weightlifters and 5 boxers – comprised a third of their 24-athlete delegation.

Cameroon organisation officials reliable they were final seen during opposite times on 9 Apr and 10 April.

Team officials named a blank athletes as weightlifters Olivier Matam Matam, Arcangeline Fouodji Sonkbou and Petit Minkoumba, and boxers Christian Ndzie Tsoye, Simplice Fotsala, Arsene Fokou, Ulrich Yombo and Christelle Ndiang.

Local media reports in Australia advise members of a organisation have contacted a interloper recommendation centre in Sydney.

“Some have been to us for advice,” Ben Lumsdaine, a barrister during a Refugee Advice and Casework Service, told Sydney’s Daily Telegraph.

Australia’s immigration authorities mostly extend proxy ‘bridging’ visas that concede in-country residency field to sojourn while their cases are assessed.

In 2012, 7 Cameroonian athletes left while in London for a Olympics.

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