THE Eritrean National Cycling Team today left for Spain to take part in the 2014 UCI Road World Championships competition that is scheduled to take place in Ponferrada, Spain from 21 to 28 September.
Present at the send-off ceremony were heads of the Sports Commission and the Cycling Federation.
Speaking at the ceremony, Sports Commissioner Ambassador Zemede Tekle expressed conviction that the athletes would register commendable success in the competition. He further voiced the Commission’s readiness to continue the necessary support thereof.
The Cycling team headed by coach Mussie Ashel comprises athletes Daniel Teklehaimanot, Natnael Birhane and Mekseb Debesai would compete in the senior level part, while Merhawi Kudus, Amanuel Gebre-egziabher, Aron Debretsion, Meron Teshome and Metkel Eyob would compete in the Under- 23 part of the competition.