New main sponsor and ProTeam status for Contador Foundation team

The Kometa-Xstra squad lines up for 2020 Mallorca Challenge race the Trofeo Serra de Tramuntana
The Kometa-Xstra squad lines up for 2020 Mallorca Challenge race the Trofeo Serra de Tramuntana (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

The Alberto Contador Foundation-backed Kometa development team has operated at UCI Continental level since 2018, but the arrival of Italian broadband-internet company EOLO sees the team step up to UCI ProTeam status from next season.

The three-year agreement with EOLO is also set to see the Spanish team become an Italian-registered squad from 2021, according to a press release, with the team to be headquartered at the EOLO campus in Busto Arsizio in Lombardy, in northern Italy.

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