Ice Blazers get Lazer sponsorship boost

The trio of Adigun, Onwumere and Omeoga will make history as the first Nigerians to participate at the forthcoming 2018 Winter Olympics.

Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga

Nigerian Bobsled Team,  also known as the 'Ice Blazers' comprising the pilot, Seun Adigun, brakeman, Ngozi Onwumere and pusher, Akuoma Omeoga are preparing for the Winter Olympics.

The trio of Adigun, Onwumere and Omeoga will make history as the first Nigerians to participate at the forthcoming 2018 Winter Olympics international multi-sport event scheduled to take place from February 9 to 25, 2018 in Pyeongchang County, South Korea.

Adigun, Onwumere & Omeoga - first Africans to qualify for tourney

“Lazer is very proud to have become the official helmet sponsor of the Ice Blazers and is looking forward to their qualification for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018. The Ice Blazers set a fantastic example of where talent, athleticism and sheer determination can get you in sport,”Alexander de Vos van Steenwijk, Chairman of Lazer SA said.

"Lazer will provide the best head protection modern technology can offer to  Seun Adigun and her team as they do all to become the first African bobsleigh team to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics.”

“We are extremely delighted to have partnered up with Lazer who have a rich history in producing innovative equipment for various sports and look forward to showcasing their products during our journey to the Winter Olympics,” Adigun said.

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