After announcing a number of new prominent rider and staff additions to our African Team for 2016, we are now delighted to welcome Roger Hammond to our management staff for the upcoming season. Roger will join Team Dimension Data in 2016, taking on the role as Sport Director. He joins our team after serving as Team Manager at Madison-Genesis since 2012. The Briton also had an illustrious professional career spanning between 1998 and 2011 that saw him specialize as a classics rider. Roger will be a familiar face to many of our riders and partners after already having worked and ridden with them in the.
Africa’s Team, which will be known as Team Dimension Data from 2016, announces today that it has signed a sponsorship deal with Sapinda Holding B.V., a global investment company with significant assets in Africa, as the third major partner for 2016. Africa’s premier professional cycling team has raced under the banner of Team MTN-Qhubeka powered by Samsung for the last three seasons but recently announced that Dimension Data would take over as title partner and Deloitte joins as a gold partner. Lars Windhorst, Chairman of the Board of Sapinda Holding B.V., commented “Sapinda is proud to be partnering with Team Dimension Data, Africa’s leading pro.