Nigerian Cyclists Begin Training in Cairo Ahead CAC Road Race Championship
Tombrapa Grikpa and Ese Ukpeseraye, two Nigerian cyclists, have started training in Egypt for the African Continental Cycling Road Race Championship which begins on Tuesday, an official said on Friday.
This was revealed by the president of the Federation, Giandomenico Massari and the Technical Director Mohammed Bashir that the duo have departed for Cairo on Thursday.
“The two cyclists are to take part in the African Continental Cycling Road Race Championship in Cairo, slated to hold from Tuesday to March 6.
“The athletes are now taking part in a training camp in Egypt which started from Thursday, before the competition proper begins on Tuesday,” the president said.
On his part, the technical director added that, after the Road Race Championship, the two cyclists would continue training in Cairo.
”They will wait for the batch of 13 Nigerian cyclists who will join them for the African Track Championship which will hold from March 10 to March 14,” he said.
Masari said the 14 cyclists are currently in camp in Abuja for training ahead of the African Track Championship.