(RFI) Cycling: Eritrean Yacob Debesay wins Tour de l’Espoir 2019
Posted by: Semere Asmelash
Date: Saturday, 09 February 2019
Cycling: Eritrean Yacob Debesay wins the 2019 Tour of Hope
Posted on 09-02-2019 Updated on 09-02-2019
The cyclist Yacob Debesay was crowned this Saturday, February 9, winner of the Tour of Hope 2019, at the end of the fifth and last stage of 103 kilometers around Yaoundé, in Cameroon, won by the Rwandan Moïse Mugisha. At 19, Yacob Debesay wore the yellow jersey leader in the second stage, without ever letting go. He succeeds Rwandan Joseph Areruya, winner in 2018 of the first edition of this race reserved for riders under 23 years old.