Nigeria's new home kit is a funkadelic masterpiece
Shut up and take our money.
It is clear that when it comes to their football kits, Nigeria are Nike's chosen ones. They are the nation the sports apparel giant have singled out for their most experimental, iconic, drippiest looks. Whilst other countries may get generic templates or more traditional garb, Nigeria are different. Nigeria deserve more. Nigeria demand a bit more imagination and style.
Ahead of the 2018 World Cup, Nike bestowed this outrageous beauty on the market - and to say the public lapped it up is an understatement. Nigerians and non-Nigerians alike went absolutely mad for it. In fact a whopping three million people pre-ordered the shirt, and shoppers queued outside Nike's flagship store in London to get their hands on the stunning outfit.
If anything, the new Nigeria home jersey is even better. As explained on the superb FootyHeadlines, the gorgeous design was hand-drawn and actually derives from traditional Nigerian Agbada robes. It incorporates a number of different hues of green, whilst featuring subtle light grey motifs on the white central body. In a departure from the previous design the badge is central, and 'NAIJA' is written on the inside neck.
The overall effect is just sublime, and we wouldn't be surprised if this new vintage goes on to break the astounding sales figures of the previous uniform.