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Nigeria Became First African Country To Compete In The Winter Olympics by femijck(m): 12:36am On Feb 02, 2018
Three Nigerian-American women are making history -- and their Olympic dreams come true -- by being the first ever African bobsled team to qualify for the Olympics.

The team will also be the first Nigerian athletes to compete at a Winter Olympics, when they appear at the PyeongChang games, which begin February 9.

Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga are the force behind the team, which officially qualified for the games in November last year.


"When people see us, they're like 'oh you guys are all the same!' We get along so well, but between the three of us there's so much versatility," Omeoga told CNN.

Adigun, the driver and founder of the team, describes herself as the critical, analytical one, whereas Omwumere is more laid back, and Omeoga meets them in the middle.

But they all have one thing in common: they are all former track and field stars.


Source; http://edition.cnn.com/2018/01/31/africa/nigeria-bobsled-team-winter-olympics/index.html

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Re: Nigeria Became First African Country To Compete In The Winter Olympics by koolaid87: 1:45am On Feb 02, 2018
South Africa, Ghana, Malawi, greet your Big brother, Nigeria grin

We are the best!

Too bad we have Morons in leadership
Re: Nigeria Became First African Country To Compete In The Winter Olympics by dudebuck: 2:54pm On Feb 04, 2018
false headline

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Re: Nigeria Became First African Country To Compete In The Winter Olympics by femijck(m): 8:03pm On Feb 04, 2018
dudebuck:
false headline
how is it false? Can u read atall?
Re: Nigeria Became First African Country To Compete In The Winter Olympics by dudebuck: 7:19am On Feb 05, 2018
femijck:
how is it false? Can u read atall?
Nigeria is not the first country to participate in the winter Olympics, maybe in the bobsled, but definitely not the winter Olympics
Re: Nigeria Became First African Country To Compete In The Winter Olympics by MorataFC: 9:11am On Feb 05, 2018
Congrats
Re: Nigeria Became First African Country To Compete In The Winter Olympics by femijck(m): 9:38am On Feb 06, 2018
Yea bobsled

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