Romuald Andela Midoukna

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Romuald Andela Midoukna

Romuald Andela Mindoukna (born c. 1975) is a professional footballer from Cameroon. He is one of the best players from his country, and is currently playing for Ballyclare Comrades F.C. in the IFA Championship. He has represented Cameroon internationally at under-21 level on 16 occasions, also acting as captain.[1]

Andela formerly played with CSKA Sofia[citation needed], Petrolul Ploieşti, where he won a Romanian cup-winner's medal, and Levski Kyustendil.

In 1999, he came to Northern Ireland, for a trial with Derry City FC, who played in the League of Ireland.[2] He was not given a contract but moved to Glentoran FC, where he impressed Partick Thistle. After the club had tried to sign the player, the deal collapsed after Andela failed to turn up at Firhill.[3]

Early life[edit]

Andela was born and raised in Yaoundé Cameroon, and he has also lived many places in Europe and United Kingdom. His mum, dad, sisters and brother live in Cameroon. His main language is beti,english,romania and french.

Personal life[edit]

Andela have been married once. Now he has two children: Luise Mindoukna Andela (born 1998) and Leon Mindoukna Andela (born 2001).


  1. ^ Cameroon under-21 cap for Partick BBC Sport Online, 11 August 2001.
  2. ^ Footballer in court over racist claims UTV Internet, 26 November 2004.
  3. ^ McDowell on the move BBC Sport Online, 14 August 2001.