Nigeria super eagles outfit to Russia

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have caught the attention
of the football world again with their unique travel
outfit to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
The team’s World Cup jersey has been the most
talked-about in the build-up to the Coupe de
Mundial, with many rating it as the best.
Football fans queued outside stores to get their
hands the kits produced by Nike on it the day it
was officially released into the market.
The Super Eagles had flown out of their Avita
Resort in Bad Tatzmannsdorf, Austria, to Russia
on Monday for the 21st FIFA World Cup finals.
The players and officials landed in their Essentuki
base in the early hours of Tuesday.
Pictures of the players in the traditional wear
flooded the social media on the day of the team’s
departure for Russia.
“First, it was the announcement of their
tournament kits that sent football supporters
crazy. Now it is their travel attire that has got
everybody talking,” the Daily Mail wrote.
“They nailed it with their kits, and have delivered
the goods yet again as they boarded their plane
to Russia, wearing traditional Nigerian clothes –
Buba and Sokoto.
“From head to toe, the Nigerian squad indulged in
their culture and clearly has no intentions of
blending in with the crowd.
“While sticking to tradition, however, designers of
their outfits have also kept faith with football by
placing footballs on the collars of the white-and -
green outfits.”
BBC Sport reporter and presenter, John Bennett,
tweeted: “First the amazing shirts, now these
outfits… The Nigeria team is not only just getting
on the plane to Russia but already winning.”
United Kingdom news outlet, The Sun, also wrote
about Nigeria’s travel outfit.
“Nigeria once again won the fashion stakes at
this year’s World Cup with their incredible travel
“Captain John Obi Mikel led his side to Russia in
the head-turning green-and-white attire that
featured footballs below the collars.
“The Nigeria squad looked every inch the dapper
chaps as they arrived in Russia.
“This formal look has sent everyone into a frenzy
all over again, with the immaculate design being
complemented by matching shoes and hats.”
The Sun also compiled some social media users’
reactions about the outfit.
“Nigeria should be advanced to the World Cup
final for the team’s travel outfits alone,” one
social media user wrote.
Another wrote: “Why the hell are Nigerians’
everything so ‘yes’? First their kits, now these
Another user posted: “Nigeria is winning this
2018 World Cup fashion parade.”
“If the Russia World Cup is all about fashion,
Nigeria will lift the trophy before even kicking a
ball,’’ another fan wrote, with one other writing,
“Looking dapper guys.”