Super Falcons defender, Onome Ebi is delighted to be the first female sports brand ambassador for a drinks making company as she believes the role will accord her more relevance in the spotlight.
With this appointment, she joins the growing list of Nigerian female football stars getting corporate endorsements.
Indeed, the Super Falcons’ alternate captain takes after Dalian Quanjian of China attacker, Asisat Oshoala, who has a deal with a cable television channel and runs a charity foundation in Lagos.
The 35-year-old Onome, who is among 20 players selected for the Falcons’ squad to a four-nation competition that runs from Thursday to Sunday in China, said she is glad to be the face of Capritzer Ruby drinks.
FC Minsk of Belarus central defender who has featured 51 times for Falcons and won four Africa Women Cup of Nations titles, took to social media to reveal her delight.
The fair-skinned stopper stated with a relish: “I’m delighted to be the first female sports brand ambassador for @produceextract.
“There’s always a reason to celebrate. #Capritizer #Ruby #PEL #Winandcelebrate.”