Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung gets its 2014 season underway in Africa next week in La Tropicale Amissa Bongo. The race takes place from 13 – 19 January in Gabon and has successfully again attracted some of the biggest teams in the sport. Being Africa’s first registered UCI Professional Continental team, Team Principal Douglas Ryder says the race is significant for the team as it takes place on home soil. “It is fantastic to be able to end our season in Rwanda and start 2014 in Gabon. We are a proudly South African and African team and it is important for Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung to.