Nigerian Basketball Legend Seals New Endorsement Deal
Former Orlando Magic and D’Tigers captain, Olumide Oyedeji has signed a three-year deal with PEAK Sports.
PEAK Sport is a Chinese sportswear/sports equipment brand that designs, develops, manufactures, distributes and markets its sportswear products under the PEAK brand.
Oyedeji, who captained the Nigeria National Basketball Team, D’Tigers to the 2015 FIBA AfroBasket title in Tunisia said; "I just signed a three years endorsement with PEAK Sports which is one of the top five sports apparel in the World”.
“PEAK Sports signed a contract with the Nigeria national team which is not fulfilled. I’m excited and proud to be part of the PEAK Family and probably looking at the business part of it, having my own line brand, signed a three years endorsement and probably be the Africa PEAK ambassador, the first African athlete to be signed”, Ex-D’Tigers Captain Oyedeji added.
“I’m looking forward to join NBA All Stars like; Tony Parker (San Antonio Spurs), George Hill (Cleveland Cavaliers), Lou Williams (Los Angeles Clippers), Matthew Dellavedova (Milwaukee Bucks), Anthony Morrow (Oklahoma City Thunder) and couple of NBA players in the PEAK Family”.
“It’s good to be a brand ambassador for PEAK Sport, a great feeling to be part of it. To be the first African to be recognized by PEAK Sport; that means they know your value”, the former Shanxi Zhongyu player said.
Oyedeji is the only African player to ever feature in all major basketball tournaments on the global stage, including Olympics Games, World Cup, Commonwealth Games, All Africa Games, NBA, Euro-League, Asia Championships and South American basketball leagues.
He played in China for 8 years and was popular and well-known as he shared the court with the likes of Beijing Ducks, Liaoning Pampam, Qingdao Eagle, Shanxi Zhongyu and Foshan Lions, where he became a household name in Chinese basketball history.
Don’t forget to share this article with your friends and family.