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Nike unveils Nigeria kit for Russia 2018

We could already have the best jersey of the World Cup

Nike unveils  Nigeria kit for Russia 2018 We could already have the best jersey of the World Cup

Busy day at Nike looking at Russia 2018. After unveiling the entire equipment of the British National team, the Swoosh has launched the kit of Nigeria, which in the last hours was already dusted on the web, enjoying an incredible success. Captain John Obi Mikel and the young Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi and Alex Iwobi were the first to know the new game uniforms: the first green jersey with white-black sleeves is a tribute to Nigeria in 1994, qualified for the World Cup for the first time.

The home kit pays subtle homage to Nigeria’s ’94 shirt with its eagle wing-inspired black-and-white sleeve and green torso. Today, those elements are supercharged through an abstracted feather pattern and hyper colors that extend a power capable of turning heads on and off pitch. 

As a natural contrast to the home kit, the away kit introduces a cool, refined vision of a classic Nigeria full-green strip. “Overall, the two uniforms form the perfect yin/yang of kits. We counterbalanced the energy of the home with a super-dark deep green away look,” explains Dan Farron, Nike Football Design Director. “Then we recolored the crest to be a single color but lifted it in a really bright green. This gives us a really clean aesthetic.”