Pro team dream comes true

Jayde Julius

Jayde Julius, one of the WCCA’s High Performance Program (MTN Qhubeka Fedeer Team) riders and the u/23 African Continental champion, has been signed as Stagiaire to the MTN Qhubeka Pro Team. After sustaining a knee injury at the UCI 2.1 Tropical Amissa Bongo Tour in Gabon, Jayde faced a long road to recovery. After eight weeks ...

August Activity

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  August 2015 is going to be a busy month at the World Cycling Centre Africa as we will be hosting the All Africa Games Training Camp in Potchefstroom for the entire month of August as well as the CAC Forum in Pietermaritzburg from the 4th to the 7th of August. In addition to the ...

BestMed Jock Tour: 17 – 19 July 2015

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  As our four participating athletes and accompanying staff departed for Nelspruit early this morning, we are getting more and more excited for the BestMed Jock Tour. As stated in the previous report, Nicholas Dlamini, Stefan de Bod, Gustav Basson and Clint Hendricks will be representing the World Cycling Centre Africa in the MTN Qhubeka Feeder ...

African success at the Tour de France

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  With the commencement of the Tour de France on the third of July, we are very proud to have been part of two of Team MTN Qhubeka’s riders' earlier development: Merhawi Kudus and Daniel Teklehaimenot. Our hearts were brimming with pride at the news that they had been selected to the first African team to compete ...

BestMed Jock Tour: Pre-race Report

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The World Cycling Centre Africa and its High Performance Group, MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team, is looking forward to the fast approaching BestMed Jock Cycle Tour, which takes place in Nelspruit from 17 July to 19 July 2015. Clint Hendricks, Stefan de Bod, Nicholas Dlamini, Gustav Basson and guest riders Waylon Woolcock and Darren Lill will be ...

BestMed Capital Classic Race Report

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The nearly 100 kilometre race set off from SuperSport Park in Centurion on Sunday morning with the cyclists ready to get the race going. The first break of the day came at only 12 kilometres into the race when eight riders broke away from the peloton. MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team’s Nicholas Dlamini and Metkel Eyob, together ...

Pre-race report: BestMed Capital Classic

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This weekend Jayde Julius, Nicholas Dlamini, Clint Hendricks, Meron Teshome, Tesfom Okubamariam and Metkel Eyob will be taking part in the 100 kilometres BestMed Capital Classic. The race kicks off at SuperSport Park in Centurion where the riders will progress out and back along the N14 To Krugersdorp, once again finishing in Centurion. Jayde Julius has been ...

UCI 1.2 Autumn Series – Race Three: Hibiscus Coast Classic

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The Hibiscus Coast Classic set off from Marine Drive, Margate, on a beautiful Sunday morning. The peloton remained together for most of the race with occasional and short-lived breakaways. MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team’s Nicolas Dlamini initiated the penultimate break of the day in the eighth lap, 114 kilometres into the race. It was a tactical ...

UCI 1.2 Autumn Series – Race Two: Mayday Classic

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As the second race of the UCI 1.2 Autumn Series kicked off in Camperdown, KwaZulu Natal, Siyabonga Sonchiza made an early breakaway with a 53 second gap. However, 17 kilometres into the race he was caught by a leading group of eight riders in which MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team’s Metkel Eyob and Clint Hendricks. Thirty kilometres ...

UCI 1.2 Autumn Series – Race One: Freedom Day Classic

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  The first leg of the UCI 1.2 Autumn Series saw an early breakaway when five riders, Metkel Eyob and Tesfom Obukamariam from MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team, James Fourie and Kent Main from Team EuropcarSA as well as JC Nel from Team Bonitas, established a 38 second gap from the peloton 21 kilometres into the race. The ...