The women, driver Seun Adigun, brakewomen Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere have qualified for Pyeongchang 2018. Late past year, the three athletes started a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds and create awareness around the historical feat they were set to accomplish. Adigun said it was "a huge milestone for sports in Nigeria".
The story of the team reminds numerous 1993 movie "Cool Runnings" which was loosely based on the story of the Jamaica national bobsled team making their debut in the 1988 Winter Olympics.
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The Nigerian women's bobsled team was celebrating on Friday after becoming the first from Africa to ever qualify for the Winter Olympics.
Last December, the team had to resort to crowdfunding to back their ambitions of reaching the Winter Olympics. The team is the first African team to qualify in the bobsled category. He said: "I commend the personal dedication and commitment of these women".
"Their hard work was inspiring and I hope Nigerians can appreciate what it took for them to achieve this - the work, the discipline, and the personal sacrifices".
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Their journey to PyeongChang actually began in Houston, with a wooden sled they dubbed "The Maeflower".
Their qualification, make them the first Winter Olympians to represent the West African nation. "They should be very proud, and I am very proud of them".
"Although I am spearheading the team, this movement has grown to be far larger than me or any one person".
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