MTN-Qhubeka handed Paris-Roubaix wildcard

African team MTN-Qhubeka are among eight teams invited to this year's Paris-Roubaix, along with the likes of Bora-Argon 18 and UnitedHealthcare

Cyclists from MTN-Qhubeka on stage four of the 2015 Tour of Qatar

(Image credit: Watson)

MTN-Qhubeka headline the eight teams who have been handed wildcards to Paris-Roubaix, adding to their already impressive list of race invites.

The African outfit were awarded a place in this summer’s Tour de France in January, with Tour of Flanders, Amstel Gold Race, Tirreno-Adriatico and the Criterium du Dauphine all wanting them at their race.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.