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Are We Going to Have Three Eritreans Again in La Vuelta?

Eritrean riders at the 2015 La Vuelta a Espana
As the 2015 La Vuelta a Espana is only days away, Team MTN-Qhubeka once again set to make tough decisions of forming a team of 9 riders out of the 23. Given their respective experience in the GT and WT, are we going to see the three Eritreans selected this time?

By Alula Abraha,

With 10 days to go before the start of the last Grand tour of the year, La Vuelta a Espana, Team MTN-Qhubeka has confirmed only 2 riders so far, Yohan Van Zyl and Italian Sprinter Kristian Sbaragli.

In the next few days, Eritrean rider Natanel Berhane is expected to be confirmed in the team of nine riders for MTN-Qhubeka. That will be his 2nd La Vuelta after he raced in 2014 edition for his former team Europcar, while Eritreans Daniel Teklehaimanot and Merhawi Kudus rode in the same Vuelta with their current team MTN-Qhubeka. Continue reading Are We Going to Have Three Eritreans Again in La Vuelta?