Kaka to represent South Africa

Acsis professional cycling team rider Luthando Kaka will lead the South Africa National Team in...

Acsis professional cycling team rider Luthando Kaka will lead the South Africa National Team in Cameroon's African Continental Cycling Tour on November 8 - 11. The event will be the fifth occasion that Kaka has represented the nation at an international event.

Male and female riders from several African countries – including Cameroon, South Africa, Rwanda, Zambia, Morocco and Ivory Coast – will participate in the tour. The event comprises a 7.5 kilometre closed circuit race and an Individual Time Trial event. The closed circuit race route for female cyclists will cover a distance of 74 km and for male riders, 133 km.

According to the organizing committee, the African Continental Cycling Tour is a qualifying event for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and the next two UCI Road World Championships in Italy (2008) and Switzerland (2009).

South African squad for African Continental Tour: Luthando Kaka, Daniel Spence, Nolan Hoffman, Hanco Kachelhoffer, Johan Rabie, Jay Thomson, Marissa van der Merwe, Yolandi du Toit, Lynette Burger, Arien Torsius and Anriette Schoeman.

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