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Nigeria, Ghana and Uganda gunning for Africa’s first Winter Olympics medal


As difficult as it may seem, a bobsled team made up of three Nigerian women has qualified for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Besides the fact that there is no winter in Nigeria, Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omega made history as the first in Africa to qualify after completing all five North American competitions held in Utah, Whistler and Calgary late last month.

They also made history as the first ever athletes to represent the sub-Saharan Africa country in any sport at the Winter Olympics.


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