TEAM GHANA BRACES UP FOR 8th EDITION AFRICA CONTINENTAL CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN BURKINA FASOGhana Cycling

The Ghana National Cycling Team will seek to better their performance at this year?s Continental Championships in Burkina Faso which commences from the 6th-11th November 2012.

Ghana will be presenting two sets of Teams-12 males, 8 females and will participate in the Individual Time Trial, Team Time Trial and the Road Race.

The Africa Continental Championships, it would be recalled, was last hosted by Rwanda two years ago where Ghana made a sterling impact featuring the likes of Aminu Mohammed Osman, Nuru Pardie Alhassan, Henry Tetteh Djangmah and Samuel Anim.

The Female Team will be testing their fastness and power for the first time and would be seeking to wrestle the likes of Nigeria, South Africa and la Cote d Ivoire who are already ranking countries in the two-wheeled sport.

The Confederation of African Cycling ?CAC, in that regard has appointed Ghana?s Technical Head ?Shaaban Mohammed as one of the leading Commissioners for the Championships. Shaaban secured his level two coaching course in Egypt under the scholarship of CAC. He was also appointed a commissioner at the All Africa Games in Maputo.Ghana Cycling

Meanwhile, the Cycling Federation is preparing seriously on the selected cyclists who will feature for the Nation. Serious residential training will begin in earnest inside the temperate zone of Tamale where the boys and their female counterparts are expected to receive maximum acclimatization before leaving for Burkina Faso.

Ghana represented last two years in Rwanda courtesy Cowbell Promasidor GH Ltd at the same Championships but for which the Federation would have been dismembered from the world body-Union of Cycling International-UCI.

Dennis K. Moore

Communications Director

Ghana Cycling Federation

Tel-0277452126/0260568135

[email protected]

Website: www.ghanacycling.com

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