Team Qhubeka NextHash will compete at the 5-stage Tour of Slovakia, which gets underway on Wednesday 15 September. The race will also see a return to action for Domenico Pozzovivo, since the Italian crashed out of the Tour of Burgos in August. The Tour of Slovakia will be a key race for Team Qhubeka NextHash, as it allows Pozzovivo to return to action as part of his ongoing recovery process, since fracturing his knee at the Vuelta a Burgos. The race will also provide us with the opportunity to give two of our continental team riders, Antonio Puppio and Luca Coati, the chance to gain.