Tag Archives: Eritrean Professional Riders

MTN-Qhubeka Become First African Pro Continental Team

This good omen will turn the three Eritrean riders within the team (Ferekalsi Debesay, Meron Russom and Jani Tewelde) to become professional Cyclists by 2013.

Following Daniel Teklehaymanot and Natnael Berhane, three more Eritreans from MTN-Qhubeka Team will go Professional in 2013

By Mark Squire,

Team MTN-Qhubeka has become the first African team to join the second division of world cycling; the highest level from any team on the continent after the International Cycling Union (UCI) confirmed its status as a Professional Continental team for 2013.

MTN South Africa Chief Marketing Officer Serame Taukobong says MTN are fully behind the team following the incredible achievement:  Continue reading MTN-Qhubeka Become First African Pro Continental Team

Merhawi Kudus Won the Engen Dynamic Cycle Challenge in South Africa

Eritrean new talent Merhawi Kudus Ghebremedhin  from the World Cycling Centre Africa team won the Engen Dynamic Cycle Challenge in Port Elizabeth today.

MTN-Qhubeka’s new rising talent Eritrean Merhawi Kudus 

By MTN-Qhubeka,

This week it was revealed that Merhawi Kudus will be riding for the MTN-Qhubeka World Cycling Centre Africa Team next year and he proved today why he deserves his spot on the team.

Bradley Potgieter was the top finisher for Team MTN-Qhubeka in fourth place.

The race was the second in the series and changed its venue from the Altona Primary school to the Aldo Scribante race track dew to excessive rain in the area and took on a circuit format of 2.2km’s for 60 laps.  Continue reading Merhawi Kudus Won the Engen Dynamic Cycle Challenge in South Africa