The President of Sierra Leone National Cycling Association (SLNCA) Winston Crowther has told Awoko Sports that the cyclists who represented Sierra Leone in the tour De Faso has given him hope that they would win this year’s Cycling peace tour for Mano River Union Countries. This, he said, is due to their performance at the just concluded tour de Faso, where the cyclists were able to ride about 43 km per hour.
He revealed that the cyclists are prepared for the third edition of the ECOWAS Cycling tour slated for 30th November 2008, in Guinea. He however disclosed that the cyclists lack the necessary equipments for the competition.
He mentioned that in Burkina Faso they had cause to buy some equipment as they went without spares.