South African brand Nederburg is accelerating its support for professional cycling, confirming a three-year sponsorship agreement as the exclusive premium wine partner of Africa’s Team, which will race as Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka, beginning in January. Earlier this year, the team debuted in the Tour de France and took fifth place overall in the team classification. At the time, Nederburg extended its support to us via renowned South African chef David Higgs, who was brought on board to take care of the squad’s daily nutrition. “David is an avid cyclist and wine enthusiast, who demonstrated that our products can be part of a healthy,.
We are delighted to announce that the young Eritrean talent, Mekseb Debesay will join Team Dimension Data for the 2016 season as will the Spaniard, Igor Anton. Mekseb has been one of the most successful riders on the UCI African Tour this year, picking up no less than 7 victories which included 2 stage wins at last months Tour du Rwanda as well as the overall GC win at the International Tour de Blida earlier in the year. The Tour d’Algerie and Tour of Eritrea GC victories are also among the 24 year old Eritrean’s palmares. With all of his success coming on the African continent thus.