Tour de France's first Eritrean riders return to their home country and get a hero's welcome.
AFP takes a look back at the French grand tour and highlights five key takeaways
The wildcard African team came to the Tour with a plan — wear a jersey and win a stage — and accomplished both goals
MTN-Qhubeka promises to attack and hunt stages in its historic Tour appearance as Africa's first squad to appear in the race
The veteran sprinter is included on MTN-Qhubeka's nine-man squad that will line up July 4
The South African-registered team will be the first squad from the African continent to race the Tour