Travelstart Nigeria has charged Nigeriaâ€™s Bobsled and Skeleton team at the ongoing 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea to put up their best performances and aim for gold as they prepare to compete this weekend.
Nigeriaâ€™s lone entrant in the Skeleton race, Simi Adeagbo will be on the fray friday and saturday, while the Seun Adigun-led trio open their Bobsled battles on Tuesday, February 20.
According to Philip Akesson, Country Manager of Travelstart Nigeria, the company that in partnership with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, is the Official Flight Sponsors of the Nigerian team, urges all Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora to support the girls to enable them excel at the competition.
â€œAs Africaâ€™s largest online travel agency, we are excited to use our resources and our partnership with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to get the Nigerian team to their first Winter Olympics.
â€œThe teamâ€™s resilient, passion, go-getter attitude towards achieving their goals is admirable, and is a message that resonates deeply with our company values,â€ he stressed.
Also speaking on the sponsorship, the General Manager Air France KLM Nigeria & Ghana, Michel Colleau said, â€œAt KLM we are always looking for ways to be innovative, we care about our customers and we are also interested in supporting the countries we fly to.
â€œThe Nigerian Bobsled and Skeleton team is a group of young ladies who are innovative, dynamic, ambitious, pacesetters, and resilient. This great quality set them apart and embodies our companyâ€™s ambitions. We are pleased about the driving partnership with Travelstart to fly the flag carrying team to South Korea to support their quest for Gold.â€
Athletes representing Nigeria for the first time ever at the Bobsled & Skeleton competition includes; Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere, Akuoma Omeoga and Simidele Adeagbo.