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White Couple Win The Internet By Wearing Nigerian-Themed Outfit For An Olympic Party

A white American couple have won the Internet after they showed their love for Nigeria.

According to their daughter Ellie Kathamn, who shared the photos on the Twitter, her parents were invited to an olympic themed party and they chose to dress like the Nigerian Olympians.

White Couple Win The Internet By Wearing Nigerian-Themed Outfit For An Olympic Party

Her tweet received a lot of positive and hilarious reactions especially from the Nigerian Twitter community.

White Couple Win The Internet By Wearing Nigerian-Themed Outfit For An Olympic Party

While some took the opportunity to give them Nigerian names and citizenship, others simply found it sweet.

White Couple Win The Internet By Wearing Nigerian-Themed Outfit For An Olympic Party
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The Winter Olympic dreams for Nigeria’s first-ever bobsled team became a reality on Feb. 9.

The inspiring team stepped into the arena during the 2018 Opening Ceremony in PyeongChang, South Korea.

White Couple Win The Internet By Wearing Nigerian-Themed Outfit For An Olympic Party

The bobsled team are composed of athletes Seun Adigun, Akuoma Omeoga, Ngozi Onwumere and Nigerian/Canadian skeleton athlete Simidele Adeagbo.

White Couple Win The Internet By Wearing Nigerian-Themed Outfit For An Olympic Party

Adigun, the bobsled team member formed a GoFundMe to help source money for their trip to Korea.

The ladies created a wooden sled to train.
White Couple Win The Internet By Wearing Nigerian-Themed Outfit For An Olympic Party
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Seun Adigun teammates paused their careers in order to pursue their Olympics dreams.

“I can’t wait to get on that stage and give people every ounce of our passion,” Adigun told TIME of competing at the Olympics.

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Written by Christine Haveford

Christine loves all things cinema, and she's been that way ever since she was a little girl. In fact, she is so passionate about cinema that she decided to pursue cinematography as a full-time career, and is now pursuing film studies at the New York Film School. Originally from Florida, she is still exploring the new city, people, places, and the culture, loves the new weather, going ice skating during winters, and spending time with her fellow classmates and friends from college.

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