Cameroon: Volleyball skipper Christelle Nana Retires

Christelle Nana

After spending about 14 years with the national team, the 32-year old said it is the right time to take a bow and leave space for the younger generation

The capitan of Cameroon’s women’s volleyball team, Christelle Nana has put an end to her international career.

The 32-year old made the announcement at the weekend on Facebook as she said it was the right time to bow out after spending 14 years with the team.

“After 14 years dedicated to the national team.. I think I now need enough time for myself in order to rest and dedicate more time to my close ones and move on with my personal projects.  Playing for Cameroon has been and honnour and a privilege for me,” Christelle Nana said.

She went on to thank her family for supporting her all through her career, to her successive coaches, as well as team mates.

She equally reserved praises for the Ministry of Sports and Physical Education, Cameroon Volleyball Federation and the National Olympic and Sports Committee for the efforts to ensure volleyball thrives in the nation.

Her retirement comes just exactly one month after her team mate Stephanie Fotso called time on her career with the national team.

They pair has been part of the successful era of Cameroon volleyball and their retirement gives room for the start of a new generation.

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