The Nigeria 2018 World cup home and away kits have been unveiled. The Nigeria Football Federation launched the kits at a ceremony this evening in London, yesterday, Wednesday, Februrary7th and it will be worn to World Cup tournament in Russia.
The kit looks similar to what Nigeria wore in the friendly against England in 1994. Super Eagles will wear the new kit on the 23rd of March when Nigeria faces Poland in a friendly billed for Warsaw, Poland.
The Super Eagles paid homage to their USA 1994 World Cup outing with the home shirt which features a bright green-and-white zig-zag pattern jersey. The away shirt, an all-over dark green jersey has a striking resemblance to Nigeria’s recent shirts.
According to the kit manufacturers, Nike, they wanted to ‘tap into the attitude of the nation’ with the design and identities of the players.
The manufacturers also said the shirts are part of a collection which features Fast Fit Vapotknit technology to aid the athlete’s performance.
The jerseys were launched with the help of Premier League trio Wilfred Ndidi, Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho, Starboy, Wizkid and ex-Chelsea midfielder and Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel.
Nigeria placed in Group D are to face Argentina, Croatia and Iceland at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
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