Nigeria’s first-ever bobsled team have arrived the Olympics, on Feb. 9. The team stepped into the arena during the 2018 Opening Ceremony in PyeongChang, South Korea.
The bobsled team which consists of athletes Seun Adigun, Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere and Nigeria’s history-making skeleton athlete Simidele Adeagbo are the first to compete for the country at the Winter Olympics.
Viewers especially Nigerians watching NBC’s primetime broadcast of the Opening Ceremony on Friday night could barely contain their excitement.
Onwumere carried Nigeria’s flag at the Opening Ceremony, where the 92 competing countries participated in the parade of nations following a performance honoring South Korea’s history and culture.
This year, more athletes than ever before are competing at the Winter Olympics, representing more countries . We wish the Bobsled team success..