Africa’s 1st athletics apparel manufacturer, AFA Sports activities, has said it is happy to announce that it is the formal attire service provider for the Nigerian delegation to the Olympics.
The nationwide apparels were being shown to the environment on Monday by his Excellency, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as he bid the athletes farewell right before they board their flights to Japan today.
The historical offer would make AFA Sporting activities the initially indigenous African attire spouse to at any time feature at the Olympics.
Saying the partnership in Lekki, Lagos, the CEO of AFA Sporting activities, Ugo Udezue stated, “This is a golden possibility and a golden instant not just for AFA Athletics but also the Nigerian contingent. We are quite passionate about the opportunity to represent our state and the African populace.
“We are proud to be actively taking part on a international scale, and are thrilled to go on rendering active assistance to the growth of sports, and in distinct the Olympic games.
“We are also grateful to the Ministry of Athletics for building an enabling atmosphere for community sporting activities company.”
This partnership is nonetheless one more proof of AFA Sporting activities lengthy standing tradition of assistance which first started with offering apparels for the male and feminine countrywide basketball groups to the Afrobasket and the Entire world Cup games, then the male and feminine Volleyball groups, the Para-powerlifting federation, the initially ever African Knockout involving combined martial arts and down to nearby athletes.
As a model that has been conscientious to the desires of African athletes, just as when it made the Humid-resist-material to preserve the overall body great in Africa’s excessive humidity, AFA Athletics claimed it executed an comprehensive research on the Japanese climate in get to curate the finest effectiveness materials for the Olympics staff where the margins of accomplishment can appear down to the athletics solutions.
Talking of the vital function that passion has so much played in the company’s rich background, the CEO reported, “We are passionate about transforming the narrative of the African tale by means of a favourable way of thinking though working diligently to create goods that deliver in all aspects at the worldwide stage.”
To match the uniqueness of the Video games, AFA Athletics has uncovered a line-up of kits such as tracks, jackets, shorts and sneakers established with merged components of distinctive fabrics, exclusive models and present day approaches.
AFA Sports is also the formal clothing partner of the D’Tigress the award profitable Nigeria women’s basketball team and perennial African champions.