Rosir Calderon Diaz says Bonjour to RC Cannes for 2017

  0 Kenedy McGrath | April 15th, 2017 | CEV European Champions League, French League, International Volleyball, News, Pro Indoor

Rosir Calderon Diaz switched it up in the middle of the season by transferring from Ageo in Japan to RC Cannes in France for the rest of the 2017 season. The 33-year-old former Cuban national team player, Russian Sports Citizenship 2014 award winner, and bronze medal winning Olympian from Athens 2004, is now the new outside for RC Cannes.

Coming from a big volleyball background, Diaz has made quite a name for herself since back when she first was named FIVB World Grand Prix “Best Spiker” in 2005. Diaz is the daughter of former Cuban National Team coach Luis Felipe Calderon and former World Champion Erenia Diaz. Diaz has played for multiple club teams since 2003 and won the CEV Cup once back with Russian team Dinamo Krasnodar back in 2014-2015 season.

RC Cannes is in the AF league in France and finished 2nd in the league last year as well as 20th in the French Championship and 19th in the French Cup.

Recently defeating UGSE Nations 3-1 yesterday, Currently ranked #5 in the 2017 season RC Cannes next game is April 22, 2017 against Palais des Sports.


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About Kenedy McGrath

Kenedy McGrath

Started writing for volleymob in December 2016 Graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.A. in Multimedia Communications on a full-ride volleyball scholarship as a libero. Originally from Hermosa Beach, California Kenedy started to play indoor and beach volleyball at 9 years-old. She first began as a setter and then realized being only 5'5 …

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