LA-MSS squad complete

By Monika Prell

The LA-MSS team announced its complete roster on Thursday. The Portuguese team, formerly known as Maia Milaneza broke its relation with the town of Maia, showing the definitiveness of this decision by moving the headquarter from Maia to Povoa de Varzim. The team will even changes the colour of their jerseys from green to blue for next season to reflect the changed identity.

The composition of the team also underwent some changes, as the Spaniard Angel Vazquez (who will end his career) and the Portugese riders António Amorim, Pedro Andrade, Edgar Anão and Vítor Carvalho won't be a part of the team next year. Newcomers are Pedro Romero (Extremadura Spiuk) and Constantino Zaballa (Caisse d'Epargne).

According to, the squad for next year consists of the following riders: Afonso Azevedo, Rogério Batista, João Cabreira, Pedro Cardoso, Cláudio Faria, José António Garrido, Bruno Neves, Bruno Pires, Pedro Romero, Xavier Tondo and Constantino Zaballa

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