Despite the poor outing by the country at the just concluded Olympic Games in Tokyo, Amstel Malta Ultra has joined millions of Nigerians to celebrate Team Nigeria.
Nigeria won two medals through Blessing Oborodudu and Ese Brume, who secured silver and bronze respectively. Nigeria fnished as the 74th best country in the global competition.
Commonwealth champion, Oborududu, won her fight against Elis Manolova in the round of 16 and secured a hard-fought win against Meerim Zhumanazarova in the quarterfinals. She then went on to position herself in the history books, despite an injury she suffered along the line, with a victory over 2012 bronze medalist, Battsetseg Soronzonbold in the semifinals, setting up a thrilling final against Tamyra Mensah of the United States of America.
Commending the two athletes, Senior Brand Manager, Amstel Malta, Aminah Jagun said, “As proud sponsors of Team Nigeria, we are proud of the resilience the athletes have shown at the Olympic Games. Despite injuries and other inconveniences, the Team pushed to make this landmark victory a reality. We believe that this is only the beginning of greater achievements for the Nigerian sports industry.”
Through its sponsorship of the national teams across all levels at several local and global sports competitions, Amstel Malta Ultra has been recognised as one of the champions of sports development in Nigeria.