Speaking to the media yesterday, FERWACY president, AimableBayingana said that it is the first time to use such budget.
“It was expected that this year’s Tour du Rwanda will take Rwf400 million but it has slightly increased to Rwf500 million due to ICT that will be used and the number of sponsors that increased” he said
Bayingana said that preparation for 15 cyclists that will represent three Rwandan teams went smoothly. He is optimistic that Rwandans will shine in the competition as they did in the previous seasons.
The 2017 Tour du Rwanda will run from 12nd to 19thNovember, 2017.