The Eritrean cycling team arrived in Kigali to participate at the 7th edition of the Tour of Rwanda where a total of 85 riders from a record 17 teams are expected to compete. The event will run from November 15 – 22.
In 1996 the Eritrean soccer federation officially was founded even though Eritrea had been playing in games against other nations since 1992. Like everything else in Eritrea the development of a world popular sport once hailed as Eritrea’s national past time seems to have seen its ups and downs over the past 24 years. While the long tradition of the game dating back since the early part of the 1900’s has seen some incredible results like the 1962 African nations cup where 9 Eritrean players helped Ethiopia win the cup of nations, this article will focus more on the recent history of the team. Continue reading Team Eritrea: The Red Sea Boys Are Back→
With almost sheer vengeance, Team Eritrea has shown great character today to bounce back from the unfortunate disaster that had denied them gold medals in the Team Time Trial (TTT) yesterday, to run way this time with two Gold and a silver medals in the Individual Time Trial (ITT).
FOR the fifth year in a row since 2010, our boys have made our nation Eritrea so proud and got it be eyed as the powerhouse of cycling in the continent ever since consistently. The young Merhawi Kudus, the prolific Daniel Teklehaimanot, the explosive Natnael Berhane and the new African cycling king, Mekseb Debesay have stormed home today to a great win and claim Gold for the Team Time Trial (TTT) for a record 5th in row. Continue reading Team Eritrea Dominates Opening Day of the African Continental Championship→
THE Eritrean national cycling team that are participating at the 2015 African Continental Cycling Championshipin South Africa have won their first Gold medal after coming on top in the 48km Team Time Trial (TTT) for 5th year in a row.