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La Tropicale 2014: Frekalsi Debesay Wins Stage 4

Eritrean Frekalsi Debsay, who took Silver at the 2007 All-Africa Games ahead of last Tour de France winner Chris Froome, is here winning Gold, the first ever victory of the season for his team MTN-Qhubeka

By TesfaNews,

The fast and furious Eritrean Frekalsi Debesay has made ​​today one of the great feats that make the legend of Tropical Amissa Bongo.

Debesay, by winning stage 4 of the 9th La Tropicale Ammissa Bongo, brought his team its first victory of the season.

He was racing against 83 riders in the 190km race from Lambarene to Mouila. It was designed to be the longest stage of the race and since the beginning there were numerous attempts for break but with no success. Continue reading La Tropicale 2014: Frekalsi Debesay Wins Stage 4

Kevin Campbell Lauds Frekalsi Debesay

“Frekalsi Debesay of Eritrea is now a top-class international rider” – Kevin Campbell, MTN-Qhubeka’s Africa Director

Eritrean professional riders are fast becoming the back bone for Africa’s #1 Cycling team – MTN-Qhubeka

By MTN-Qhubeka,

Team MTN-Qhubeka has recently signed some high profile new athletes, as well as re-signing many of its current riders, as it focuses on the goal of developing the first-ever UCI African Pro Continental Team in 2013, and ultimately competing at the Tour de France in the next few years.

Along with the new riders, there are additions to the staff and management team. Although Kevin Campbell has been working with the team in various capacities over the last few years, the team’s new focus means a new role for him too. Continue reading Kevin Campbell Lauds Frekalsi Debesay

Frekalsi Debesay takes solo win in Rwanda

Eritrean Cyclist in Rwanda

The fifth stage of the Tour of Rwanda was won by Eritrean solo Frekalsi Abrha Debesay. At the line he had left a nineteen seconds ahead of his compatriot Dawit Araya. Which was in turn in a sprint with three South African rapper than Jason Bakke and Moroccan Abdelati Sadoun.

The decor of the fifth stage there was a lot of dirt roads. This caused many large differences. Standings leader Adrien Niyonshuti lost over two minutes on Abrha Debesay, but could still narrowly retained his leader’s jersey. He had eight seconds, Tesfai Teklit (Eritrea).