Niccolo Bonifazio is beginning to enjoy the Gabonese roads. He won today his third stage in five days. The Italian of the Direct Energie team has not trembled in the streets of Mongomo (Guinea Equatorial) face his spiteful rivals like Andre Greipel and Matteo Pelucchi who still have not won anything since the departure of Bongoville last Monday. He could once again enjoy the work of his team in the last kilometers to prepare him for the final sprint. But especially the experience of the band to Jean-Rene Bernaudeau accustomed of the Tropical Amissa Bongo since 2008 helped him this week. The knowledge of every detail on these roads frequented each year at the beginning of the season is decisive to target the stage wins but also the final classification that Niccolo Bonifazio can now hope to win Sunday in Libreville. Thanks to the bonus seconds earned on each of his victories, his lead is now 20 seconds on the French Lorrenzo Manzin of Vital Concept-B & B Hotels. What could be enough to win the 14th edition of the Tropicale if tomorrow, he managed to pass the obstacle of the final circuit to Oyem who often crucial on the Gabonese race.