Despite the country’s poor performance in the Tokyo Olympics, which just ended, Amstel Malta Ultra has joined millions of Nigerians to celebrate Team Nigeria.
Nigeria won two medals by Blessing Oborodudu and Ese Brume, who won silver and bronze respectively. Nigeria took 74th place in the global competition.
Commonwealth winner Oborududu won her fight against Elis Manolova in the round of 16 and secured a hard-fought victory against Meerim Zhumanazarova in the quarter-finals. Then, despite an injury she sustained across the board, she made her way into the history books by beating 2012 bronze medalist Battsetseg Soronzonbold in the semi-finals and setting up an exciting final against Tamyra Mensah of the United States of America America before.
Aminah Jagun praised the two athletes, Senior Brand Manager of Amstel Malta: “As proud sponsors of Team Nigeria, we are proud of the resilience that the athletes showed at the Olympic Games. Despite injuries and other inconveniences, the team pressed for this milestone victory to become a reality. We believe this is just the beginning of major successes for the Nigerian sports industry. “
By sponsoring the national teams at all levels in several local and global sports competitions, Amstel Malta Ultra has been recognized as one of the champions of sport development in Nigeria.