A 10-man contingent comprising 7 cyclists and 3 officials of the Ghana Cycling Association has honored an invitation by the Togo Cycling Federation to participate in the International Cycling Union's (UCI) 19th International Cycling “TOUR DU TOGO” from 12thto 18th April, 2010, Lome-Togo.
LIST OF CONTINGENT (TEAM GHANA)
Joseph Alabi – Official/Leader of Delegation
Shabaan Mohammed – Technical Director
Rudolf Mensah – Team Mechanic
Aminu Osman Mohammed – Cyclist
Samuel Anim – Cyclist
Tetteh Francis – Cyclist
Nuru Paddy – Cyclist
Mohammed Adnan – Cyclist
William Nartey – Cyclist
Prosper Agbo – Cyclist
The 7-Day tour which is aimed at enhancing sporting fraternal relations among African nations, through competitive cycling is scheduled to start in Lome and ply through some major towns and cities in Togo. In all, West African countries like Burkina Faso, Benin, Cote D'Ivoire and Nigeria are expected to partake in the prestigious TOUR DU TOGO championship.
Team Ghana has since left for Lome and is expected back in Ghana on Monday 19th April, 2010.
The Cycling Association is however, grateful to the National Sports Council for the prompt support accorded the team as well as the Regional Cycling Associations who released their cyclists for this national assignment.
The Association's humbly calls for support and sponsorship from corporate Ghana to rapidly develop Cycling in Ghana.