With the 2018 world cup drawing close, several teams all over the world have started making preparations for the competition and Nigeria has decided to be part of the train. The national team for Nigeria has also come out to reveal the design for their home and away kits. The Nigerian New Jersey for 2018 World Cup was designed by Nike, and it comes complete with casuals, hats and all other clothing accessories that are going to be needed during the competition to be held at Russia.
There is a promotional video showing Nigeria football starts like Mikel, Iheanacho, Iwobi, and Ndidi musing over the new kits.
In the video, Iheanacho says; wow I’m loving this one.”
Mikel follows and say that; I see the players going crazy over this one;
Ndidi then joins in; ohh, this is lovely.
The other two players also made comments about it in the vide. The kits have been adapted to a 1995-theme with its green and white zig-zag design and black shorts for the away kits.
The competition is supposed to start in June of 2018, and Nike stated the fact that they wanted to use the concept of ‘Naija’ which means future-focused and also tap into the identities of the players. the jersey has been rated to be the best by UK mirror and the statement on their website reads;
I’m sure we are all anticipating to see the Nigerian team show all the glitz and glory of the jersey at the competition, but it will also be quite great if they can bring home the cup for the first time. Well, let’s just wait and see.