US-based Nigerians beg for money to compete in Winter Olympic Games

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Three US-based Nigerians, Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga, are looking to compete for Nigeria in the bobsledding event at the Winter Olympics Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Bobsledding is a winter sport in which teams of two or four teammates make timed runs down narrow, twisting, banked, iced tracks in a gravity-powered sled.

The trio are hoping to make Nigeria join the list of only eight countries from Africa – including Cameroon, Ghana and Zimbabwe that have been represented at the event.

Towards this end, they are using a crowd-funding website to raise money to pay for their participation at the event. The trio set up a GoFundMe page looking to raise $150,000 (£118,000).

They also shot a video in which they celebrate their potential presence at the event coming up in 2018, where they danced to Drake’s All Me, singing along as they did,

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