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Eritrean Rider Mekseb Debesay Dream Even Bigger

 Mekseb Debesay will ride in Gabon next week leading his German team Bike Aid.
For Vengeance or Hope, Mekseb Debesay will ride in Gabon next week leading his German team Bike Aid.

By Tropicale Amissa Bongo,

MEKSEB Debesay will start next Monday the 10th edition of the Tropical Amissa Bongo in the shoes of an outsider.

The Eritrean who was elected African Cyclist of the Year 2014 by a jury of experts chaired by Bernard Hinault at the initiative of the organizers of the Gabonese test, has gained new notoriety in African squads.

Present in the national team that just won Monday brilliantly facing South Africa, the title race against the Team Time Trial at Continental Championships in South Africa, alongside Daniel Teklehaymanot, Natnael Berhane and Merhawi Kudus who dream this year of a selection within MTN-Qhubeka for the Tour de France, it has taken a new step in its progression. Continue reading Eritrean Rider Mekseb Debesay Dream Even Bigger

VIDEO: Eritrea’s Natnael Berhane wins stage 6 of La Tropicale Amissa Bongo 2011

 
Stage 6 winner-Natnael

Second stage win for Eritrea

Today, the last stage of  Tropical Amissa Bongo has led to a historic event for African cycling. Indeed, an Eritrean won the sprint on the beach in Libreville face pro.

Escaped from a group of 4 men, Natnael Berhane  focused its efforts immediately after the last turn, thus surprising the Quick Step rider.                Continue reading VIDEO: Eritrea’s Natnael Berhane wins stage 6 of La Tropicale Amissa Bongo 2011