Cameroonian Youngsters Moise Sangola Sakava and Christian Rosin Bella have on Wednesday began work with the first team of French ligue Un side Stade Reims after the players left Cameroon in January following a proposed 5 year deal for the players by the French club.

Cameroonian super agent Maxime Nana the brain behind the famous Marius Mouandilmadji move to FC Porto from Cotonsport of Garoua was in the center of this other switch too with Sakava at 18 moving joining Reims from Cotonsport just like his mate Mbella who left South region amateur side Young Stars of Ebolowa.

Sakava and Bella were teammates at Under 17 AFCON in Gabon in 2017.Born in Makolo Yaounde on the 26th December 2000,the 1m 69 right footed offensive midfielder Moise Sakava has also represented Cameroon at Under 20 level unlike 59Kg left footed 1m63 offensive midfielder Bella whose experience so far is limited just to the Under 17 team of Cameroon.

We were trying to quickly get acquainted with the group and they help us a lot to integrate. But we are not used to the cold (smile) and in terms of intensity for example, it is higher than what we knew. The club believed in us so it’s up to us to do it well by working and being disciplined to achieve our goals. “
Moise Sakava from Reims.

Moise Sakava

Both players arrived France in Mid January and joined the Pro 2 team where they worked with Reims fitness coach,Benjamin Lebrun for a week before joining the first team.

This a new journey for both young lad as they start life at a club that was once home to many other Cameroon players including the likes of Benjamin Moukandjo and Andre Frank Zambo Aguissa.

Angu Lesley

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