20 November 2012

Eritrean Mussie Asehel to Coach the Continental Cycling Team

Asmara — The African Cycling Confederation (CAC) has elected an Eritrean, Mussie Asehel, to coach the African Cycling Team that would take part in the Tour of Sharjah First International Cycling Tournament due to take place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 21 to 24 November. Mussie Asehel is the coach of the National Eritrean Cycling Team, the gold winner at the recent African Cycling Championship in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

In its official letter to the National Cycling Federation, Dr. Wagih Azzam, President of the CAC, stated that the elected African team embraces 15 cyclists from 15 countries.

The National Sports Commission disclosed that Tesfom Ogbamariam has been elected as the candidate to represent Eritrea, and that the country's influence in the tournament attests to its growing potential in the sports domain.

A number of experienced cyclists from Greece, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Russia and Ukraine would take part in Tour of Sharjah, according to reports.

Copyright © 2012 Shabait.com. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.