Nigeria's 2018 World Cup Gear Is As Dope As It Gets

Lynette Rowe
February 9, 2018

Despite the mixed reaction, the kit's similarity to the iconic shirts worn by the nation's Golden Generation in their maiden World Cup campaign in the United States in 1994 should earn it major points for nostalgia among Super Eagles supporters.

Nigeria's first match against Croatia in the 2018 World Cup isn't until June 16, but their new kits already has us excited to root for the African countries vying to dominate the most anticipated football tournament this summer.

The ceremony featured a couple of Super Eagles stars, among which includes captain John Obi Mikel, Wilfred Ndidi, Alex Iwobi, and Kelechi Iheanacho. In comes a plain but sharp white shirt with blue shorts and white socks.

What appears to be the away kit has the shirt in the predominantly light green background with bold white V-shaped patterns drawn on it.

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Former Eagles player, Mutiu Adepoju, added his voice to the new design by saying: "It is a yes, yes for me". "They are part of a resoundingly cool culture".

Meanwhile, the away kit is a classic two-tone red and white effort alluding to the Three Lions' 1966 World Cup victory.

Nike is the official kits sponsor of Nigeria's national teams.

Nigerians have taken to social media to celebrate the unveiling of the official Nigerian jersey to be used at the World Cup in Russian Federation.

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