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Who Wins the N250,000 Prize? Choose NOW! 12 Finalists Emerge for the PEPSI Cheerleader Uniform Contest for Copa Lagos 2011 on BellaNaija.com

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After painstaking deliberation, we have chosen the 12 finalists for the PEPSI Cheerleader Uniform for Copa Lagos 2011 on BellaNaija.com Contest!

Every single entry wsd evaluated by the BN team. As we did not explicitly disqualify multiple entries in the contest announcement, all entries were evaluated.
Rest assured that every entry was given fair consideration.

Criteria for Shortlisting

  • Design Innovation and Creativity
  • Integration of the Pepsi colours
  • Appropriateness for the purpose (i.e cheerleading)

As this is not a sketching contest, quality of sketches was not a factor, rather the design was the main focus. As you can see from the finalists selected, there were different types of sketches submitted.

For candidates who submitted explanatory writeups, this has been included below. However, the quality of the note was not evaluated and did not play a role in judging.

We were TOTALLY blown away by the quality and quantity of entries from all over the country! From our youngest entrant – Little Miss Demi (age 9) to all the others – we will like to say a big THANK YOU to all the participants! We are sincerely grateful. Please do not be discouraged if you did not make the shortlist.

Please vote for your favourite. We are also looking forward to your comments.
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Name: Omeruo Obinna
Age: 21
The Pepsi Copa Lagos beach soccer event is one that would bring fun and exercise to mind, so when I put pen to paper to design these outfits I thought of exciting colourful outfits that would bring out the ‘cheer’ in the spectators and give them something to chat about.

The outfits were inspired by the average youthful girl cheerleader and how she would love to look stylish while doing something she loves. I also drew inspiration from comic superheroines and the way they look supercool in their costumes. So I got these designs by mixing up both factors.

As for the fabric choice to be used it would have to be mainly Jersey because it stretches well and if cut properly would look fabulous on all the cheerleaders. Also some outfits would require shiny buttons and glittering fabric/material to execute the detailing and add some sparkle to the outfits. Colour arrangements can definitely be rearranged to give the cheerleaders a little variety altogether.
I hope these scanned copies portray the outfits properly because they are more beautiful in hard copy. Thank you.

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Name: Dickson Sunday Etim
Age: 33
My proposed fabric of choice is a combination Nylon and Spandex. Nylon dries fast is made of strong fibers and fits the body well while Spandex is in almost every swimsuit because of its desirable elasticity. I’m looking at 70% Nylon and 30% Spandex.
My key influences for my design were PEPSI – for the colours of the uniform / Copa Lagos Beach Soccer Logo for the Star line on the top and bottom / The Beach – for the outfit style (Bum Shorts & Tank Top Styled Tee) and African Culture – Bracelets and Anklets.

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Name: Uzoamaka Okorie
Age: 34

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Name: Olukoya Oladapo
Age: 27
Its indeed a great honour and priviledge to participate in making a sketch for designing the cheerleader uniform for COPA Lagos, according to the brief Copa Lagos is a Beach Soccer, and beach is a place where by one wants to move freely with a very light cloths on, so i choose to design a jersy uniform, in my design I’ve been able to put together the look and feel of a football partern using a polygon, looking at it deeply I form a trendy native design that yoruba people called (Tinko) also I’ve been able to depict a brand with the brand partten and colours, this I call cheerleader uniform design for Copa Lagos.

Materials to be used: polyester and net, for easy wear and to enable breeze penetrate.

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Name: Ntukokwu Obinna Samuel L
Age: 23
A cheerleader’s costume is designed strictly for identification. My look is inspired by a leg kicking a can of Pepsi from both sides having the content burst out, forming the pompom. The pompom would be the content, made with aluminium foil and ribbons; brown, silver and gold colour. The Shell (top) has the Pepsi logo in front, the “legs” forming the sleeve down, then blue back; stopping a little below the Midriff. The Skirt is in two shades of Red, all made of Polyester “jersey-like” material. The neck line metallic colour to form the top of the Pepsi can.

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Name: Michael Ohwoka
Age: 20
Hey I really don’t know a lot about fabrics…but I think I’ll just describe it:
Dotted lines: shiny silver color
Hairy Style around the neck & skirt: white fur like
Line on the left hand: silvery blue & red
blue strips: shiny glossy fabric
others: elastic fabric kind of
Inspiration for Design
I have never done any uniform sketch before so when I heard about the challenge I just told my graphics friends about it but they all ignored. I then decided that since there was nothing to lose on this one let me give it a try…and here I am.

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Name: Maduadichie Maureen .O.
Age: 19
Fabric material – Silk and Sari

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Name: Liadi Bolaji
Age: 35

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Name: Korede Awofuwa
Age: 23
I’m very glad to be part of this creative opportunity. I’m an artist and I love challenges, splendid artworks and originality in creativity. My uniform design is attached herewith. I believe the uniform should be sexy,simplicity,comfortabilty and style also matter here so the red rose, and the folded fabric (probably tafeta material) forming pleats is the concept. I’ve put in place here. Thanks.

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Name: Ifeneme Pamela
Age: 19
The best choice of fabric I would recommend for this cheer-leading uniform is polyester woven fabric, because of it’s shiny surface, texture and it’s breathable. The skirt of this uniform is a little shorter by the sides than in front, allowing the small shorts which is joint underneath the skirt show at the sides. I was inspired by many American high school movies I’ve seen. And always thought about beach and fun while designing.

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Name: Ayo Ilori
Age: 25
Fun, flirty and colorful are words that popup when I describe my vision for this piece. Inspired mostly by the Pepsi logo and a checker patterned football, I chose to reflect similar curves. The curved cut-out in front forms a partial view of the letter “P”, inspired by the name PEPSI while the cut-out behind, forms a “C”, for the name COPA. The proposed fabric choice is Jersey. A few heat transfers here and there. . . appliques, buttons . . .and there’s the dress!

I do hope it’s loved and I’m grateful for the opportunity to show it. Thank you!

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Name: Ian Chukwuma Audifferen
Age: 21
This is my take on the Cheerleader outfit for the Pepsi challenge.
I was inspired by the cheerleaders of the 50’s and 60’s where it was modest, minimal and chick, and all about cheerleading. A time where form met function. I tried to translate this aesthetic to my design, but in a modern silhouette. Minimalist top with the pepsi logo over laid on the neck line ( half in the front,
and half in the back) making a neck applique. The back with a racer-detail (from a lighter more breathing fabric) for aeration, and anti-perspiration.

The skirt is pleated with a side ‘tassel/ pop-pom’ detail, to keep with the spirit of cheering and crowd excitement. its is a mini, but a bit longer than the stereotypical cheerleaders skirt, I kept it a bit short because of safety reasons, it is a sport and the girls will require freedom. **But to be worn under the skirt is a pair of polyester-spandex tights to keep the wearer covered and decent. This is my design. I believe its minimal, classy and sexy (without being over-sexy).

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Congrats to all the finalists!
Please VOTE.
Voting closes on Sunday 11th December 2011

165 Comments

  1. Akinola

    December 8, 2011 at 8:53 pm

    we will be discouraged,,,You no no sey boys dey find 250k

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  2. Jenny

    December 8, 2011 at 8:58 pm

    Did Michael Ohwoka hand sketch his design? If yes, then he did a great job…

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  3. nollywood

    December 8, 2011 at 9:08 pm

    Some of the outfits look scary :00

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  4. KeKe

    December 8, 2011 at 9:18 pm

    Maureen Maduadichie, all the way!!

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    • tai

      December 8, 2011 at 9:42 pm

      hmmn hello ts a cheerleading outfit not an outdoor event thingy…the design is perfect but def not for cheerleading….and fabric choice nahh..
      the design wuld be best for events!

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    • KeKe

      December 9, 2011 at 6:31 am

      We are voting, and that’s the outfit I like. I believe we are not here to comment on people’s votes. Thankyouverymuch.

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    • Omowunmi

      December 9, 2011 at 10:30 am

      Maureens choice of fabric is so off, its a beach wear and the fabric should be water resistant. I think Uzoamakas design is classic and the fabric choice of lycra/spandex is appropriate

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  5. Luvlyn

    December 8, 2011 at 9:32 pm

    Ayo Ilorin’s is d Best… Den Micheal Ohwoka.
    Hands down.
    I didn’t know abt dis contest…I wudda won!! *sigh*

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    • Jeffrey

      December 9, 2011 at 5:08 pm

      Damn Ryt…. Ayo has d best design…. Just tryn to imagine it when finished..

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  6. Ameze

    December 8, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    Maureen Maduadichie!! 😀

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    • tai

      December 8, 2011 at 9:52 pm

      hmmn hello ts a cheerleading outfit not an outdoor event thingy…the design is perfect but def not for cheerleading….and fabric choice nahh.. the design wuld be best for events!

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  7. Nnamdinho

    December 8, 2011 at 10:15 pm

    MAureen 10/10

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  8. MMi

    December 8, 2011 at 10:41 pm

    the first ones the best….go obinna omeruo

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  9. livvy

    December 8, 2011 at 10:46 pm

    african’s cover up biko nye m efe! maureen’s sketch is d best, plus she is an artist not a tailor so stop hatin on d material choice.

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  10. vivienne

    December 8, 2011 at 10:47 pm

    maureen maduadichie :*

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  11. Ronnie

    December 8, 2011 at 10:49 pm

    Bella naija, you shouldn’t base the results on votes coz it will become a “popularity contest” instead of a talent competition. The designs leading, are in no way the best (my opinion). If i was in the competition i could get all my friends and friends of friends to vote for my design but don’t think it would be appropriate for you to allow this to happen.

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    • beau

      December 9, 2011 at 3:26 am

      Well spoken! It will be sad if d best designs don’t win.

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  12. fify

    December 8, 2011 at 10:50 pm

    d last outfit!!! y nw!!

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  13. Tayo Abe

    December 8, 2011 at 10:57 pm

    Did anyone see d scary amazon cheerleader up there, lol. Anyway. I was torn between choosing ayo llori and maureen but ayo was able to explain his style n inspiration better so ayo all d way.

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  14. Miz cee

    December 8, 2011 at 11:08 pm

    aight pple vote for colours of cue!

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  15. michelle marshall

    December 8, 2011 at 11:08 pm

    D first design rulez itz classy n mature n how a cheerleader’s costume shud b pls obinna all d way

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  16. benita

    December 8, 2011 at 11:17 pm

    Maureen has the best

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  17. erika emmanuel

    December 8, 2011 at 11:24 pm

    Obinna Omeruo’s design is the bestt!

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  18. erumena

    December 8, 2011 at 11:25 pm

    Obinna Omeruo ROcks!!! U go dear…

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  19. marvy

    December 8, 2011 at 11:32 pm

    Ayo Ilorin’s is realy good, I think he’s design is great. Y’ll should vote 4 him. Wish I knew about this earlier, I would have so kicked ass.:D

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  20. Tyson

    December 8, 2011 at 11:37 pm

    IAN CHUKWUMA! SUPER FASHIONABLE from how he sounnds, love th skirt so so much…i’mma vote for that person

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  21. Tyson

    December 8, 2011 at 11:38 pm

    the others are just cliche and expected…not innovative…not inspired if u ask me

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  22. bims

    December 8, 2011 at 11:46 pm

    uzoamaka and ayo ilori are the best design

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  23. benita

    December 8, 2011 at 11:47 pm

    ayo’s work is obviously a computer graphic work and i don’t feel it is original enough.

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  24. theodora

    December 8, 2011 at 11:49 pm

    Maureen has it bagged.

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  25. nnamdi

    December 8, 2011 at 11:50 pm

    🙂

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  26. shade

    December 9, 2011 at 12:17 am

    Obinna’s still the best,some of u sketch like you’ve never watched any cheerleading event though,you’re supposed to do research dumb -!

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  27. Amy

    December 9, 2011 at 12:50 am

    goodluck maureen x

  28. onyinye

    December 9, 2011 at 1:11 am

    maureen dear….lagoon babes r creative abeg!

  29. Fola

    December 9, 2011 at 1:40 am

    i loveee Ayo Ilori!!!!! She shud win!

  30. stefani

    December 9, 2011 at 1:44 am

    maureen’s the best……very creative….modest…..but still extremely hot!

  31. beau

    December 9, 2011 at 3:19 am

    As far as my vote it’s a three way competition btwn Ayo, Michael & Obinna.
    Maureen’s fan club I see u, una do well, but really, seriously really? Silk n sari? Common now.

  32. Tara

    December 9, 2011 at 4:43 am

    Ian Chukwuma Audifferen’s is HOT. i think it is the most thought out and as far as style goes, the most conscious, the other contestants have all done well but my vote goes out to him.

  33. stephanie

    December 9, 2011 at 4:52 am

    i can see why everyone thinks maureen should win. nice use of colours, but I think Ian did a great job. a very understated and classy design his is up to date (fashion wise) but also timeless. i think he should win. He gets my vote.

  34. Bobby Emeka

    December 9, 2011 at 5:55 am

    Obinna Omeruo all the way. Hez design is very creative, stylish and hot.

  35. dangel eyez

    December 9, 2011 at 6:11 am

    i love Ian Audifferen too.. its sexy and different yet sweet and simple plus bringing the oldies back is the latest trend. his description shows he thought it out very well too (choice of fabric and design/style choice)and i love how and where the logo is ” Minimalist top with the pepsi logo over laid on the neck line ( half in the front,and half in the back) “. makes sense.
    anyways, its great to see competitions like this and may the best design win .
    i’m hoping its not just going to be based on popularity..maybe this whole voting thing can be used to get the top 6 and then the best design will be selected from there. *my opinion*
    goodluck to everyone 😀

  36. angelspy

    December 9, 2011 at 6:50 am

    The two Obinna’s nailed it! good job u two

  37. Lovinit

    December 9, 2011 at 6:54 am

    In all fairness, dz contest is btw Michael and Ayo Ilori. Dickson rockz too!

  38. Nelly Nzewi

    December 9, 2011 at 6:58 am

    My vote goes 2 Obinna Samuel Ntukokwu.his design is youthful without prejudice well thought and done…a good one.

  39. Uju

    December 9, 2011 at 7:03 am

    Abeg, Maureen’s is the best.
    Ehen, so what if it is silk and sari?
    They can change the material.
    Hers (with Ian’s) is the classiest. The other outfits are “barely there”.
    It’s a design competition for a CHEERLEADING OUTFIT not a swimming suit or underwear.

  40. Selina

    December 9, 2011 at 7:16 am

    Ian’s style is well thought out and consistent. Cheer leading is a sport..the clothes are suppose to be comfortable and suitable for the sport and the environment. It’s the perfect outfit for full figured and petite ladies. It would look good on anyone. My vote goes out to him. Every other one kinda has the same thing going on. Nothing else struck as much as his did…. He is the most creative so far. Kuddos Ian.

  41. jakpa johns

    December 9, 2011 at 8:48 am

    Omeruo Obinna is a very creative designer and one of naija young best stylist..Obinna all da way…..brother you represent fashion in west africa!!!my vote goes to you bro

  42. el_fuse

    December 9, 2011 at 8:51 am

    Obinna….. Nice design. Best I can see

  43. triangle

    December 9, 2011 at 9:00 am

    And how were the 12 finalists chosen and how do we know it was free and fair? I thought were supposed to vote for the winner. How am i sure beautifuk designs weren’t shortlisted. Na Wa. 9ja pple and ojoro. If u like don’t publish my comment, but i know u already saw it.

  44. bite me

    December 9, 2011 at 9:14 am

    Korede’s outfit looks like something from naruto, Ian’s outfit is for deeperlife cheerleaders; the top looks like an oversized shirt. Ayo ilori and Maureen all the way

  45. LindsayLohan

    December 9, 2011 at 9:15 am

    Chukuma Oh Different. LOL. Ian Chukwuma Audifferen for the win. Well thought out and refined.

  46. yeenka

    December 9, 2011 at 9:17 am

    OBinna’s outfit is so Sexy.it’s gna Breathe life to d drab live’s of dem Cheerleaders*Lol*he deserves to Win!!

  47. yeenka

    December 9, 2011 at 9:25 am

    Obinna’s outfit is sexie!”It’s Probably gna breathe life into D Drab lives of Dem cheerleaders Lol*he deserves to win!!

  48. nikky

    December 9, 2011 at 10:17 am

    Ayo Illori is a creative guy…he deserves 2 win in my own opinion i tink he understands the competition…

  49. swankie

    December 9, 2011 at 10:25 am

    was wondering if u cud make a collage of other sketches aside the finallist…. jus a curious

  50. precious

    December 9, 2011 at 10:25 am

    Obinna omeruo’s outfit is simple, sexy and definitely chicky. Nt too loud bt classical. Heads up ppl. D vintage maestro has arrived. All D wae for U bro

    • Odipp

      December 11, 2011 at 12:04 am

      u dis rabbit…lol , i luvd Obinna’s as well .Xoxo

  51. swankie

    December 9, 2011 at 10:30 am

    *jus outta curiousity we want to see the rest……..

  52. yeap

    December 9, 2011 at 10:39 am

    Omeruo, makes more sense when compared to the lot selected by BN. Are you sure this was the best? or where you just tired of seeing so many sketches you selected the ugliest? Not impressed, but if you are certain this is all you can get. then i will say Omeruo.

  53. Dellia

    December 9, 2011 at 10:43 am

    am so impressed @ Obinna Omeruo, Micheal Ohwoka and Ayo ilori, that i cannot decide the winner, their styles are so nice and creative, thumbs up guys. The competition should just be streamlined to the three of you, cos as far as am concerned, this show is just about the three of you…..go guys

  54. Lue

    December 9, 2011 at 10:45 am

    i think the winner should not be based on the votes. ive not seen the names of most people commenting here before on BN. let the best win biko nu, not somebody whose friends and family voted for and is not the best. #tharrisall

    • Mad Man-Intellectual Ganja

      December 9, 2011 at 12:27 pm

      Do u work for BN?

  55. love

    December 9, 2011 at 10:48 am

    COPA lagos… Is that not for beach soccer?? how are cheerleaders for a beach soccer event supposed to look like? this??? EEW, all EWW. There should be a nob for NONE

  56. Amaka

    December 9, 2011 at 10:51 am

    Go Maureen!! Go Maureen!!! Her design is girly and decent at the same time. U go girl!

  57. adamma

    December 9, 2011 at 10:54 am

    bella naija, u pple should not base ur conclusions on u got the highest vote, cos a contestant could get his entire generation to vote for him or her, u guys should bring in proffesional hands to take a final look at those sketches and bring out the best among them. that way u knw dat d best manwon

  58. tinuforbes

    December 9, 2011 at 11:09 am

    as a cheerleader your outfit is supposed to be free cos dre is goin to be a lot of jumping up and down abi people are voting for maureen because her out fit is fashionable she should sell it to LDS or on of dese degigners she myt even get more dan the 250k but from my own opinion its not good for cheerleadin becos i dont see any comfort in this outfit AYO ILORI has to be it for me. then again abeg abeg whats with the heely shoes and the ankle boots we nigerians like over doin soin na cheerleadin no be party ushers.

    • gloria

      December 9, 2011 at 12:13 pm

      Am ashamed of some pple here oh!!!!! U dnt knw d difference btw cheerleading and ushering!!! Oladapo olukoya’s costume reminds me of d movie bring it on!!

    • BABE

      December 9, 2011 at 4:13 pm

      Excuse me but You sound ignorant…yes its supposed to be free… they wear shorts under their skirts…that you are a cheerleader doesnt mean you have to be skimpy…stop lookin at movies…even in its origin USA…they donyt always wear skimpy outfits…i was in the team, when i was in Uk and our uniform was a bit covered like maureens….as long as the skirt is free you wear tights, shorts under…they all got teh design of a cheerleader right in their own ways….cheerleader does not always equal naked…it could be a short skirt, full top and undershorts…as for the material…they could always change it.

    • gloria

      December 9, 2011 at 9:26 pm

      @ babe it was rather rude for u 2 say am ignorant!! Incase u want to knw, am a professional dancer I knw what it feels like 2 be free and comfortable!! It is really bad wen u cnt get air into ur body!!

  59. wahala

    December 9, 2011 at 11:18 am

    Ayo Ilori

  60. dace

    December 9, 2011 at 11:20 am

    Why am I seeing, christmas oufits!! Omeruo Obinna’s makes the most sense! Gud job! & Bella y can’t I see the voting polls & things on my fone?

  61. dace

    December 9, 2011 at 11:31 am

    Why am I seeing, christmas oufits!! Omeruo Obinna’s makes the most sense! Gud job! & Bella y can’t I see the voting polls & things on my fone?

  62. dace

    December 9, 2011 at 11:45 am

    Why am I seeing, christmas oufits!! Omeruo Obinna’s makes the most sense! Gud job! & Bella y can’t I see the voting polls & things on my fone?

  63. 'temi

    December 9, 2011 at 12:21 pm

    really love mauren’s costume nd i feel it shld be d selected costume..big upss to bella naija

  64. BABE

    December 9, 2011 at 12:26 pm

    Personally i would say maureen and pamela…..I also like ian & ayo…Maureens own is stylish and free as well…yes cheerleaders can wera full outfits it doesnt always have to be revealing ..look at Usa & Uk..as long as is free its fine…and this is Nigeria, the average person doesnt have a flat tommy so it is not really realistic…..so i would say Maureen …stylish, elegant and appropriate

  65. Ernest

    December 9, 2011 at 12:39 pm

    I like Ifeneme work because it was natural and creative…Some where using already made graphic applications like Photoshop and 3D to achieve their work of art which is outside the scope of the competition, I adore Maureen and Obinna work…Nice one and thumbs up.

  66. Aibee

    December 9, 2011 at 12:42 pm

    I prefer Obinna Omeruo’s design abeg. I don’t really get the other ones.

  67. Aibee

    December 9, 2011 at 12:45 pm

    I love plus sized women. I’m a full figured woman myself but I doubt if I’d like to see Mr. Liadi Bolaji’s plus sized cheerleader. I can’t imagine a woman that big doing a trapeze or something.

  68. ladi

    December 9, 2011 at 12:52 pm

    Obinna!!! The future is yours

  69. funke

    December 9, 2011 at 1:12 pm

    Ayo Ilori is it, i guess she’s d only one dat hs gt the beach theme (idea) at the back of her mind when designing the costume. thumbs Up!

  70. Turn Turn Turner

    December 9, 2011 at 1:23 pm

    Uzoamaka’s design rocks! Simple and cute!

  71. moi

    December 9, 2011 at 1:44 pm

    Bella, if u notice the trend of competitions where the winner is left to the public to decide, most times its not the person that deserves it most that wins. That said, it will be better if u base d winner on 50% voters opinion and 50% opinion of ppl in the sports/fashion industry…..and if these are the tp 12 designs, i can only imagine wat some other looked like, cos we ave like 5 major missesin this top 12….personally i think Obinna Omerwuo has the best design…chic, classy, sporty and all that…..cheerleading requires a lot of jumping, y come out in an ankaraish gown or skirt and blouse???????

  72. speaktheword

    December 9, 2011 at 2:12 pm

    ayo ilori for me, sexy as a cheerleader should be and functional!

  73. somi

    December 9, 2011 at 2:45 pm

    Obinna omeruo and Ayo are just d best here… kapish!

  74. ukeme

    December 9, 2011 at 2:48 pm

    I don’t really buy d idea of voting..cos its gonna b biased n d most creative won’t win..but from wat I’v seen OBINNA OMERUO’s design is the most APPROPRIATE 4 cheer leading

  75. Nk

    December 9, 2011 at 2:51 pm

    Am I the only one who is inlove with Pamela’s???? 🙁

    • Ronnie

      December 10, 2011 at 1:17 am

      I like her’s as well. Don’t know why she isn’t even in top 5. Maybe she isn’t telling peeps to vote for her.

  76. g durl next door

    December 9, 2011 at 3:04 pm

    Uzoamaka Okorie’s design is simple and fab! uzo all d way

  77. d gurl next door

    December 9, 2011 at 3:05 pm

    obinna omeruo’s is simply classic

  78. Michael Ohwoka

    December 9, 2011 at 3:16 pm

    @all, thank you for your comment so far.for me to have come this far(among the 12 finalist) is just so wonderful…to my other finalist, you all did a great job…

  79. jake

    December 9, 2011 at 4:13 pm

    IAN IAN IAN IAN IAN IAN IAN.he has the `best and most thought out outfit there. `he has to win `vote every one! VOTE!

  80. ijeoma

    December 9, 2011 at 4:15 pm

    i think there are a few good shortlist, while others i question. however without a doubt the BEST is Ian. Look how stylish, mordern, timeless, chick and comfy it looks. ‘ form does meet function’ VOTE IAN i am.

  81. guy

    December 9, 2011 at 4:21 pm

    guys vote Ian hes CLEARLY the best dunno why no ones voting. this is what uk did to misha B

  82. GRAY

    December 9, 2011 at 4:37 pm

    OLUKOYA EMMANUEL DESIGN IS THE BEST

  83. THOMAS

    December 9, 2011 at 4:41 pm

    VOTE FOR OLUKOYA EMMANUEL

  84. osaki

    December 9, 2011 at 5:12 pm

    well its supposed to be a graphical representation and hand sketch or computer generated i feel we should vote for the concept and i kinda like ayo’s design

  85. sean

    December 9, 2011 at 5:12 pm

    In my opinion, Ayo’s got the best presentation. Also, I see where he’s going with his story. I get it and I like it. But BN should pls do an investigation whether its all hand sketched or graphic-aided. If he’s “clean”, then my vote goes to Ayo Ilori all the way.

  86. kayode

    December 9, 2011 at 5:17 pm

    Vote KOREDE Awofuwa

  87. olayiwola

    December 9, 2011 at 5:41 pm

    they are lovely

  88. Oyintare Abang

    December 9, 2011 at 5:55 pm

    Vote Ntukokwu Obinna Samuel… His work is the best!!!!!!

  89. lynnO

    December 9, 2011 at 6:18 pm

    Uzoamaka’s design is absolutely gorgeous…..she deserves the top spot….;)

  90. okoligan edozie bede

    December 9, 2011 at 6:41 pm

    uzoamaka okorie:creativity in it total sense.it fabulous

  91. Ifeoma

    December 9, 2011 at 6:47 pm

    Obviously, Maureen’s sketch is d best.

  92. muscles

    December 9, 2011 at 7:04 pm

    #justsaying Ayo Iloris design is sooooooo fab!!! Gata lav It.

  93. dafenone

    December 9, 2011 at 7:20 pm

    ayo is the best!!simple!!!

  94. picasso

    December 9, 2011 at 7:35 pm

    Obinna Omeruo’s work is contemporary,originally and achievable. He really deserves to be handed the 1st position and every gift that comes with it. this will encourage more of such works that can pass in any art gallery shop. Ayo will be second.

  95. Richfield Anah

    December 9, 2011 at 7:51 pm

    Ayo’s design is an international class of design, it’s neat, creative, and will maintain pepsi’s image: Drogba, Mikel and the rest will like it.

  96. Esther David

    December 9, 2011 at 7:54 pm

    I think Ayo Ilori has the concept of what a cheerleader should look like, she would not only get to the heart of teenagers but adults as well; baseball fans too would like the outfit.

  97. kenny oni

    December 9, 2011 at 8:41 pm

    Ma vote goes to korede awofuwa…nice wrk

  98. auntie

    December 9, 2011 at 9:17 pm

    Ian then pamela…

  99. Ameze

    December 9, 2011 at 10:34 pm

    But some of these designs shaa.. how far now.. VOTE FOR MAUREEN!!!! VOTE VOTE VOTE! 😀

  100. Ije Nwasike

    December 9, 2011 at 10:49 pm

    sooo Maureen 🙂

  101. David

    December 9, 2011 at 10:58 pm

    Obinna omeruo you Rock. Keep on Repping

  102. muski

    December 9, 2011 at 11:01 pm

    my vote goes to maureen oh!!!!!!!!

  103. Bunmi

    December 9, 2011 at 11:35 pm

    omeru obinna is the best….so creative!!!!

  104. Monblaze

    December 9, 2011 at 11:39 pm

    Obinna Omeruo Plx…

  105. Theresa

    December 10, 2011 at 12:58 am

    Dickson gets my vote for including the African bangles, it gives a Nigerian feel to the otherwise American concept of cheerleading.

    • uche zim okafor

      December 10, 2011 at 11:31 am

      someone has said something reasonable for the first time..we are voting based on sentiments especially if we have closed affinity with any of the contestant..dickson’s work is professional enough!

  106. Joy

    December 10, 2011 at 1:55 am

    Ayo has the best design, hands down that represents what cheerleading is about. However, I like to appreciate people who hand sketch. So, I will go for Obinna, well thought and put together. Also, Maureen very fashionable, and classy. Interesting, Okorie is the least of my favorite.

  107. victoria

    December 10, 2011 at 6:51 am

     love ifeneme pamela’s design, its the perfect combination of sexy ​Απϑ cute, #teamMissNaijaGehs rock!

  108. Toyin Okuwobi

    December 10, 2011 at 7:46 am

    Korede has my vote. The design is so cool & simple, it represents d pepsi brand very well.

  109. omosebi oluwasegun emmanuel

    December 10, 2011 at 8:20 am

    korede awofuwa your work is so superb i wonder how you get use to all this imaginary work. if others are best and you are better nice work.

  110. lulama jabu sosibo

    December 10, 2011 at 9:04 am

    Ayo Illori for me got.the style…. It Rocks…..

  111. Lulama Jabu Sosibo

    December 10, 2011 at 10:35 am

    Ayo Illori, when comes to men style too, she got what u take…….

  112. Barbara Nzekwe

    December 10, 2011 at 11:02 am

    Maureen is just the best.She has all it takes to win this,from the sketch,I see a good artist,a designer and a star that would shine even beyond this competition.

  113. sumbo

    December 10, 2011 at 11:51 am

    Korede is d man

  114. omotayo martins

    December 10, 2011 at 12:27 pm

    i love Ayo ilori’s design cos its unique,sexy,simple,lovely etc.if he or she doesnt win den we have nt changed wit our ojoro act.pls do wat is rite .dnt give it to who doesnt deserve it.be fair wen u judge

  115. colourfulbutterfly

    December 10, 2011 at 12:40 pm

    I voted Maureen she is family! sue me !

  116. bigshow

    December 10, 2011 at 1:08 pm

    as 4 me, ayo’s design is quite good but here in nigeria, u wouldn’t want a situation whereby all of your body parts are been revealed….check out sprite triple slam to see what am talking about….that said, i would go for Michael Ohwoka…

  117. Valentine Anijah

    December 10, 2011 at 1:58 pm

    My man Korede, I wish you good luck in this contest as I know you have the potentials to emerge the best. Cheers! Valentine ConSol

  118. yetunde ogundipe

    December 10, 2011 at 2:02 pm

    Thumbs up to all †̥ђ
    ξ designers…they all deserve to be part of †̥ђξ best 12… Bt I knw Olukoya Oladapo’s design i̶̲̥̅̊s̶̲̅ still †̥ђξ best so far. He brought in cultural relevance into his design. Cheerleader’s costume shld be very comfortable…he has done justice to that.
    He i̶̲̥̅̊s̶̲̅ also detailed, like hw he gave prominence to Pepsi’s logo. he also wnt as far as doing a male’s design. Male cheerlead too!

  119. Yetunde Ogundipe

    December 10, 2011 at 2:14 pm

    thumbs up to all the designers….they all deserve to be part of the best 12….bt I knw Olukoya Oladapo’s design is the best so far. thumbs up for his originality in terms of the cultural relevance to his design. Cheerleader’s costume shld be comfortable, he has done justice to that.
    He is also detailed. Like he gave prominence to Pepsi’s logo. He also went as far designing a male’s costume. I dance, and we do’have male cheerleaders too! in terms of confort, two other design are similar to Olukoya’s, bt his is insightful.

  120. asiyanbi olasunkanmi alaba

    December 10, 2011 at 2:19 pm

    korede awofuwa;s sketch looks nice nd matured, guess he deserves to win

  121. chidinma kalu

    December 10, 2011 at 2:45 pm

    i luv dickson sketch.

  122. judith francis

    December 10, 2011 at 2:47 pm

    i luv dickson cheerleader sketch.

  123. Ololade Adewusi

    December 10, 2011 at 4:19 pm

    Micheal is the man,his work is fantastic

  124. Chichi A.

    December 10, 2011 at 4:53 pm

    Ok pple, let’s not judge based on relatnshp with contestants. I see maureen has done a good job gathering her fans, buh pls let’s be properly guided and sincere with our votes. For me, AYO ILORI is one of d best here, graphic or no graphic. To d lady who talked bout cheerleading in d UK, have u thot of thinking outside d box? Not everything u see abroad must apply.

  125. moji

    December 10, 2011 at 5:10 pm

    I vote for Uzoamaka. That design is world class. Not local at all. For those that have eyes. It is what the most popular designer will come up with if the girls are to cheer in front of Obama, Mrs Sirleaf, Desmond Tutu and Fashola.
    Period. That’s what we need. Worldclass. Because Pepsi is worldclass

  126. adaobi

    December 10, 2011 at 6:07 pm

    Its definitely Ayo Ilori. That dress is sexy for pepsi.

  127. efe

    December 10, 2011 at 7:16 pm

    ayo ilori all the way!!!

  128. harrison

    December 10, 2011 at 7:18 pm

    ayo’s design is simply the best of them all.even a blind man can see that.LOL

  129. masha michael ifeanyi

    December 10, 2011 at 7:34 pm

    i love ohwoka michael’s sketch….so so awesome.

  130. modupe

    December 10, 2011 at 11:53 pm

    woohoooo! thumbs up for maureen!!!!! 🙂

  131. lamidi Victoria

    December 11, 2011 at 12:05 am

    Korede awofuwa work is the best take it from me.

  132. Effizy

    December 11, 2011 at 12:52 am

    Let’s not talk much… cheerleading is about the simplicity yet the style, now we don’t want the pepsi cheerleaders to be feeling pretty uncomfortable in their outfits. OBINNA NTUKOKWU SAMUEL aka NAKED-PHOBIA has the best desing. the style is on point and it will help the ladies perform at their peak.

  133. bimbo olasope (La Bims)

    December 11, 2011 at 4:10 am

    Uzoamaka Okorie all da waaaaay!! Very classy and cute!

  134. chika

    December 11, 2011 at 8:56 am

    My vote goes to Uzoamaka simple and cute. Creativity is all about conveying the message straight and stylish. Uzo is good to go

  135. ahmed mohammed

    December 11, 2011 at 9:30 am

    i vote 4 uzoamaka

  136. vanessa obi

    December 11, 2011 at 10:06 am

    “MAUREEN” my dear Ūя̲̅ d best n ‎​Ʋ knw it,‎​A̶̲̥̅♏ so much in L♥√ع wit Ūя̲̅ sketch……..”MAUREEN” all d way

  137. Zick

    December 11, 2011 at 12:04 pm

    MAUREEN!! (Y)

  138. Tobi Dairo

    December 11, 2011 at 1:37 pm

    Korede Awofuwa, ur d best man….

  139. mariam monik

    December 11, 2011 at 3:23 pm

    michael ohwoka is the man for my vote whether u like it or not

  140. robert

    December 11, 2011 at 4:47 pm

    UZOAMAKA OKORIE IS THE REAL RAW TALENT THIS FASHION INDUSTRY NEEDS. LETS HOPE SHE GETS THE WELL-DESERVED CROWN.

  141. chris jr

    December 11, 2011 at 7:18 pm

    yoo maureen’s outfit is too mad… loving it… creative and sensible with a perfect blend of mature nd sexy…

  142. Lulama Jabu Sosibo

    December 11, 2011 at 9:02 pm

    Ayo. Illori. All the way!!!!!!!!!!!!

  143. Lulama Jabu Sosibo

    December 11, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    Ayo Illori. Even here in South Africa, I just feel there’s no Designer like her, She Rock!!!!!!!!!!!

  144. Lulama Jabu Sosibo

    December 11, 2011 at 9:13 pm

    Ayo Illori,Ayo Illori,Ayo Illori,Ayo Illori,Ayo Illori,Ayo Illori,Ayo Illori,

  145. Lulama Jabu Sosibo

    December 11, 2011 at 9:20 pm

    Ayo illori For Life!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  146. Wolesy

    December 12, 2011 at 11:22 am

    Vote OLUKOYA

  147. Marissa Eziomomwho

    December 12, 2011 at 10:00 pm

    AYO ILORI!!! Shes on fire!!!!!

  148. anna otache

    December 13, 2011 at 7:49 am

    Ayo,ayo,ayo,all d way.best outfit

  149. oyebode 'cue' olufemi

    December 13, 2011 at 3:40 pm

    Ayo all d way meh………what a brain work worth applauding. kip it up dear

  150. roy

    December 13, 2011 at 9:11 pm

    Too bad I didn’t see this on time, I woulda aced it!!!
    Bella naija, when do we get to see the result. . . . Who’s the winner????
    Better be Ayo Ilori, if not ojoro ooooooo!!!! Lol. . . It’s obvious he/she is the best here.

  151. Afe Deji

    December 14, 2011 at 12:23 am

    Korede …ur d winner already, ur sense of creativity is enviable

  152. funke

    December 16, 2011 at 10:30 pm

    DICKSON ETIM IS THE BEST AMONG THE REST,,, MY VOTE GO FOR HIM

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