Gaborone — The Vunani Fund Managers Race series final stage, a moment all cyclists have been waiting for is scheduled for Sunday.
After a competitive three stages in the past three weeks, the riders can finally push one last one for the win and celebrate the winner of the Vunani Fund Managers Race series hosted by Team Swift Cycling club.
In an interview, race organiser and Team Swift coach, David Lebalelo, said the last stage would see most riders putting in more effort to be on the lead and pushing for a win.
Lebalelo said since the stage race series was point based, they expected riders to capitalise on the final stage to accumulate more points to reach the podium finish.
The Vunani Fund Managers Race series has the strongest lineup of riders, with a roll call that included in the elite men, Jwaneng Cycling Clubs pair of Abeng Malete and Lebone Rammidi, male junior competitors in Lebopo Mompe from Tsela Riders and Matlhogonolo Botlhole of Jonmol Club among others all battling for a win.
The ladies elite will see a tough competition between Bakang Ebudilwe of Tsela Riders and Jwaneng Cycling's Nonofo Maswabi.
Ebudilwe won the Criterium stage and 100km race series while Maswabi followed second.
In the Individual Time Trial Maswabi finished first and Ebudilwe came second.
The final stage of the race series will take route from Rasesa along A1 into Gaborone, making a turn at Oodi traffic lights and heading back to Rasesa, through Tshole road and into Mosaditshwene.