What left more to say than it obviously was not the worst day the guys had so far. That the trend went up during the last days was also obvious, but such a result did nobody expect today, not even dream of. Four riders among the Top 10, and taking the stage win in solitude, just incredible! “It was just an amazing day today. We were all highliy motivated after Amanuel’s 2nd place yesterday and planned to put Jean Bosco in the break, because everybody was watching at Amanuel now. And we did it!”, Yves Beau, the Sporting Director of the team said.
The 5th stage led about 101 Kilometers from Douala to Kimba through slight hilly landscape. Best conditions for Jean Bosco Nsengimana, the climber from Rwanda who rides for the German team since January 2016: “I am more than happy now that I took the first win in this awesome new jersey. That means really a lot to me and makes me proud. And also the guys supported me absolutely great!” Nsengimana said. The ambitions still remain high now, as with Amanuel Mengis and Jean Bosco Nsengimana the team Stradalli – BIKE AID has super strong climbers and both of them are still able to win the general classification.
photo credits: Accpac Cyclistes Cameroun