Cycling: Team Nigeria emerge winner of maiden Africa Track Cup

Cycling: Team Nigeria emerge winner of maiden Africa Track Cup

Team Nigeria have established their dominance on the continent after they clear the stable to emerge champions of the inaugural Africa Cup Track Cycling which ended in Abuja, yesterday.

Nigeria won eight gold medals, seven silver and seven bronze to top the medal table of maiden Africa Cup Track Cycling held at the Velodrome of the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja.


Egypt came second with eight gold, seven silver and seven bronze medals. Morocco finished third with four gold and three silver medals.


Burkina Faso also made it to the medals table with three 3 silver and 5 bronze, while Burundi and Ghana ended their campaign with two and one bronze medals respectively.


Speaking at the closing ceremony, President of the Confederation of African Cycling (CAC), Mohammed Wagih Azzam, lauded Nigeria for hosting successful African championships, saying Nigeria will be called upon again to host further competitions.


On his parts, the President of Cycling Federation of Nigeria (CFN), Giandomenico Massari, commended Team Nigeria for their superlative performance adding that the team has displayed high level of professionalism and discipline in the championship.

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