Eritrea’s U23 national cycling team headed off to Cameroon for Tour de l’Espoir
Eritrea’s U23 national cycling team headed off to Cameroon, to participate at the Tour de l’Espoir, scheduled for January 31-February 4.
The inaugural Tour de l’Espoir is organised by Vivendi Sports under the auspices of Cameroon Cycling Federation and International Cycling Union. The event is one of the six competitions on the UCI calendar for the U23 Nations Cup in 2018.
Team Eritrea include six riders,
1. Zemenfes Solomon
2. Henok Muluebrhan
3. Natnael Mebrahtom
4. Daniel H/Mariam
5. Robel Tewolde
6. Dawit Yemane
The Eritrean team will be coached by National Coach Yonas Zekarias
The highly-rated four-stage race will cover a total 417 kilometers and will attract 15 national teams, with Vietnam the only non-African team.
The other teams include; South Africa, Algeria, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Mali, Morocco, Mauritius, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tunisia and hosts Cameroon.