Nike officially realeased the Nigerian world cup kit yesterday June 1,2018. The NFF led by Amaju Pinnick signed a contract with NIKE to be the brand producer of the Nigerian Jersey for a deal of almost £1m.
The Nigerian world cup jersey was unvieled on the 10th of March,2018 in london in which some Nigerian players like Iwobi, Iheanacho,Ndidi and Nigerian superstar musician wizkid were part of the people who wore the jersey at the unvieling ceremony. Nike then posted on their twitter page that the jersey would be released sometime in June.
The jersey was designed similar to the one worn by the Nigerian national team in the U.S.A 94 world cup tournament.
Here is the massive queu for the jersey at the Nike store in London yesterday. Both Nigerians in diaspora and other nationalties wanted to buy the beautiful jersey. The release time was 9 am ,it was reported by various sources that the jersey was sold out before noon in the Nike store in London. It was reported that over 3 million units of the jersey were sold yesterday. Also here in Nigeria, the Nike store in ikeja also had the jersey sold out even it was sold at the rate of N41,000.
Above is a picture of foreingners wearing the jersey. Some one twitted “Nigeria has won the world cup jersey”. The jersey has been praised because it a very trendy and fashionable one which can be worn to various occassions.
Above is a picture of the jersey on NIKE’s website which has been sold out. Nike and Nigerian Jersey has been part of the top 5 trends on twitter since yesterday as it has got every one pouring accolades on the good work done by Nike on the jersey.
Hopefully, the Nigerian national team performance in the world cup would get everyone talking just like the jersey did.