The President of the Sierra Leone National Cycling Association Winston Crowther has disclosed to Awoko Sports that the association needs financial support to participate in three competitions before the end of the year
He said that in October they are expected to participate in tour du Faso, in November the cycling Africa Champion and in December the Mano River Union peace cycling tour which is sponsored by ECOWAS.
This tourney will start in Nigeria and ends in Ghana and they will go into the competition has defending champion after winning it three years consecutively.
He also disclosed that government is ready to give full support to the association to participate in the Mano River Union Cycling tour that is expected to take place in December
For the other two competitions, they are expected to have a meeting with the Director of Sports Bai Kabia to see how they can come on board to assist
He also revealed that the Africa champion cycling competition which is expected to take place in November is also very important to the association and if they fail to participate, they will pay a fine which will not be good for the country.
That is why they are appealing to companies and individuals to come on board to assist the association financially.
He also revealed that the cyclists are under going training in preparation for their trials before the final selection will be made for the different competitions.