BY KUNLE SOLAJA.
Even as the official release date is yet to be announced by Nigeria’s official kit manufacturers, Nike, the Super Eagles 2020 kits have been leaked by footyheadlines.
According to the source, Nigeria’s new home and away strips were presented by Nike at the brand’s event in New York City, alongside the new South Korea and USA jerseys.
It was revealed that the Nigeria 2020 home football shirt boasts an even bolder design than its predecessor, and features a print that can also be seen on the poncho from the collection.
This pattern that covers almost the entirety of
the new Nigeria 2020 home shirt was hand-drawn and derives from traditional
Nigerian agbada robes (Yoruba flowing gown).
Similar to the new England shirt, the Nike logo and federation badge sit centrally on the chest of Nigeria’s new 2020 home shirt. ‘Naija’ is written on the inside neck as well as the back of the socks.
Green shorts and socks complete the new Nike Nigeria 2020 home uniform.
Inspired by Onaism, a traditional artistic
movement in Nigeria, the Nike Nigeria 2020 away jersey features an intriguing
feather graphic detail on the cuffs, collar and lateral stripes, which are
The shorts and socks of the Nigeria 2020 away strip are grey. A release date for the Nike Nigeria 2020 collection was not announced yet. But Sports Village Square gathered that next month is being proposed.