A Nigerian, Abaka Kurotumi has emerged the winner of the maiden edition of the West Africa king of the Mountain Cycling championship in Ghana.
He said Ghanaian’s Solomon Tagoe finished second while Burkina Faso’s Guigmde Arnaud came third in the one day race which attracted over 60 participants.
Bashiru said the 60 participants battled for a distance of 48.57km, adding that Kurotumi became winner after sustaining the tempo to get to the end.
According to the national coach, the occasion is the first ever International Africa cycling event, dubbed West Africa King of the Mountain Cycling Championship.
Massari said the federation had intensified efforts since he assumed office as president to popularise the sport in the country.
“The evident is what we are beginning to see and many more will come reap in the near future.(NAN)