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CUB W: Ana Cleger left national team of Cuba

by WoV
source: volleywood.net; Photo: volleywood.net

Here comes another Cuban drama! Setter Ana Yilian Cleger and Lilianne Marcillán have reportedly left the team a week before the 2013 FIVB Grand Prix.

Ana Cleger

Ana Cleger

Source says…

“I can’t believe Ana is no longer with the team. She was one of the top players to lead this young and very inexperienced Cuban squad. Her absence will for sure hurt Cuba’s chances to do well at next week’s Grand Prix.”

Although our soure is not too sure on the exact reasons of Cleger’s absence, source adds…

“I won’t be surprised if Ana and Lilian tried to escape or just quit from the team to start working and planning their future outside Cuba. If they have indeed decided to play overseas, then they have to be inactive for 2 years before they can restart their careers in another country. Europe is their desired destinations.”

In case you didn’t know, former Cuban stars like Kenia Carcases and Nancy Carrillo were inactive for 2 years before they found greener pastures in Europe. The duo have reportedly signed up to play for a Swiss team, Volero Zurich.

“Sadly, expect more Cuban athletes to do the same in the years to come if Cuban Volleyball Federation won’t change its ways.” ends the source.

For more information click on Latest news.

To read more articles from this competition click on World Grand Prix 2013.

Check out WoV Community profiles of Ana Cleger and Lilianny Marcillán.

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