Last week Nigeria’s female bobsled team made HISTORY becoming the first African team & country to qualify for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.
The history making team comprising of Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga yesterday (Dec. 4, 2017) appeared America’s most acclaimed day time talk show – The Ellen Show hosted by Ellen Degeneres and they ladies literally shoki’d & twerked their way to the main stage.
Dancing as the DJ played Beyonce’s – Run The World (Girls).
About the reaction of Nigerians to the qualifications, Seun adigun said
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Everybody is going absolutely nuts. The crazy thing about it is most people don’t really understand what bobsled is but they don’t care. They just know the flag is raising high, and they are excited about it.”
The team who have been nicknamed The Ice Blazers, shared their super motivating story with Ellen. They talked about how hype Nigerians are about their surprise qualification, why they gave Bobsledding a shot and how their lives have changed since they qualified.
I love their energy and so does Ellen, she tweeted yesterday,
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) December 4, 2017