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NTT will become Qhubeka-Assos, Astana bolsters its roster: Daily News Digest

NTT will become Qhubeka-Assos, Astana bolsters its roster: Daily News Digest

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We head into the weekend with good news for fans of the team currently known as NTT as the South African squad is set to continue in 2021.

After months of uncertainty, Doug Ryder’s team announced on Friday that it would ride on next season as Qhubeka-Assos.

Read on for more …

Dane Cash
News Editor What’s News

| NTT will continue as Qhubeka-Assos
The team currently known as NTT will ride on in 2021 as Qhubeka-Assos .The news comes after a sponsorship search that lasted for months, with NTT departing from the title sponsor role at the end of this year. Assos has been the team’s clothing supplier for two years but will now step up into a co-title sponsor role. Qhubeka, the South African non-profit that donates bicycles to communities and people, has been affiliated with the squad (formerly known as MTN-Qhubeka) for years.“I am really happy to have gained the support of some incredible people and partners including Assos of Switzerland who have stepped in to be a headline sponsor,” team principal Doug Ryder said. “To be able to recreate the team as Team Qhubeka Assos talks to exactly what we continue to strive for, and that is to be a purpose-led, high-performance racing team.”Over the past several uncertain weeks, the team has seen a number of its riders find contracts elsewhere, with Louis Meintjes, Edvald Boasson Hagen, and Ben King among those moving […]

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