Three US-based Nigerian women athletes are set to make history in 2018.
Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga want to put Nigeria on the map by being the first representatives at the Winter Olympic Games come 2018 in Bobsled.
The 2018 Winter Olympics, commonly known as Pyeongchang 2018 is a major international multi-sport event scheduled to take place from 9 to 25 February 2018, in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
These women have resolved to add Nigeria to the list of African countries who participate in the Winter Olympics.
Seun Adigun, who is the driver of the aspirant 2018 Winter Olympic Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team, refers to the project as her gift to Nigeria.
“The success of this bobsled team will positively affect millions of people all over the world and will represent monumental international advancements in social, athletic, and economic statuses. Together, we can demonstrate that nothing is impossible with a little faith, support and willingness to persevere.”
The three athletes have started a GoFundMe campaign to raise $150,000 (around ₦70 million) and create awareness around the historical feat they are set to accomplish; and you can help them get started by donating.