2017 UCI Africa Tour

The 2017 UCI Africa Tour is the 13th season of the UCI Africa Tour. The season began on 28 October 2016 with the Tour du Faso and will end on 17 September 2017.

2017 UCI Africa Tour
Thirteenth edition of the UCI Africa Tour
Dates28 October 2016 (2016-10-28)–17 September 2017
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The points leader, based on the cumulative results of previous races, wears the UCI Africa Tour cycling jersey.

Throughout the season, points are awarded to the top finishers of stages within stage races and the final general classification standings of each of the stages races and one-day events. The quality and complexity of a race also determines how many points are awarded to the top finishers, the higher the UCI rating of a race, the more points are awarded. The UCI ratings from highest to lowest are as follows:

  • Multi-day events: 2.HC, 2.1 and 2.2
  • One-day events: 1.HC, 1.1 and 1.2



Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team
28 Oct–6 Nov Tour du Faso   Burkina Faso 2.2   Harouna Ilboudo (BUR)
13–20 November Tour of Rwanda   Rwanda 2.2   Valens Ndayisenga (RWA) Dimension Data for Qhubeka


Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team
3 February GP Sakia El Hamra   Morocco 1.2   Ahmed Galdoune (MAR) Delio Gallina Colosio Eurofeed
5 February GP Oued Eddahab   Morocco 1.2   Ivan Balykin (RUS) Torku Şekerspor
6 February GP Al Massira   Morocco 1.2   Ahmet Örken (TUR) Torku Şekerspor
9 February Trophée Princier   Morocco 1.2   Thomas Vaubourzeix (FRA) Nice Cycling Team
11 February Trophée de l'Anniversaire   Morocco 1.2   Umberto Marengo (ITA) Delio Gallina Colosio Eurofeed
12 February Trophée de la Maison Royale   Morocco 1.2   Ahmed Galdoune (MAR) Delio Gallina Colosio Eurofeed
14 February African Continental ChampionshipsTTT   Egypt CC   Meron Berhane (ERI)
  Amanuel Gebrezgabihier (ERI)
  Awet Habtom (ERI)
  Meron Teshome (ERI)
Eritrea (national team)
16 February African Continental ChampionshipsITT   Egypt CC   Meron Teshome (ERI) Eritrea (national team)
19 February African Continental ChampionshipsRR   Egypt CC   Willie Smit (RSA) South Africa (national team)
27 February–5 March La Tropicale Amissa Bongo   Gabon 2.1   Yohann Gène (FRA) Direct Énergie
10–18 March Tour du Cameroun   Cameroon 2.2   Nikodemus Holler (GER) Bike Aid
7–16 April Tour du Maroc   Morocco 2.2   Anass Aït El Abdia (MAR) Morocco (national team)
15 April Fenkil Northern Red Sea Challenge   Eritrea 1.2   Pierpaolo Ficara (ITA) Amore & Vita–Selle SMP
16 April Massawa Circuit   Eritrea 1.2   Simon Musie (ERI) Eritrea (national team)
18–22 April Tour of Eritrea   Eritrea 2.2   Zemenfes Solomon (ERI) Eritrea (national team)
22–29 April Tour du Sénégal   Senegal 2.2   Islam Mansouri (ALG) Vélo Club Sovac
23 April Asmara Circuit   Eritrea 1.2   Mikiel Habtom (ERI) EriTel
10–14 May Tour de Tunisie   Tunisia 2.2   Matthias Legley (BEL) Naturablue
28 August–2 September Tour Meles Zenawi   Ethiopia 2.2   Willie Smit (RSA) South Africa (national team)
8–14 September Tour de Côte d'Ivoire   Ivory Coast 2.2   Dieter Bouvry (BEL) Flanders (regional team)
11–15 October Grand Prix Chantal Biya   Cameroon 2.2   Clovis Kamzong (CMR) SNH Vélo Club

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