Tour de France champ Froome slams inert KCF
NAIROBI, Kenya, November 19 – Tour De France champion Chris Froome, has put the Kenya Cycling Federation (KCF) to the sword by urging them to do more for the growth of the sport. The Kenyan born Briton, who was speaking in Nairobi on Tuesday, said there is huge cycling talent that goes to waste due to negligence by the local cycling governing body. “Cycling in Africa is a challenge due to poor infrastructure; I started by riding a mountain bike which is not recommended in competition and again the head of management are not keen on developing the sport in the continent,” Froome, who switched his nationality to Britain following frustrations from local cycling bosses, stated.
“It would definitely not be easy to contend again, but I’m ready to go thought it and for the next six months, I will be training hard because winning once again will be my best achievement in my life,” he explained. Froome who was born in Kenya and started his cycling career locally, winning the first medal for the country on the bike at the All Africa games in 2007 in Algeria when he grabbed a silver, regretted despite the KCF heads having occupied the offices for decades they had little to show for it.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CapitalFMSimilar Stories