As the clock ticks down to the commencement of the African Badminton Championships scheduled for Port Harcourt, the host association, Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) has revealed a six-man brand ambassador.
Concise News reports that the aim, according to the BFN, is to reposition badminton for sustainable growth.
The ambassadors, all well-known names in the entertainment industries have added colours to the continental event, which commences on April 22.
Among the ambassadors is Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome, a popular stand-up comedian and film actor professionally known as ‘Ali Baba’ and Kunle Bamtefa – an actor as well as television producer and director.
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Other brand ambassadors of the BFN includes DJ Jimmy Jatt, Sound Sultan, TV sports personality Moses Praiz and film director and actor, Kunle Afolayan.
2019 All Africa senior Badminton championship kicks off in Port Harcourt, Rivers state from the 22nd to the 28th of April.