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Gallery: Nigeria & England Unveil New World Cup Kits

Gallery: Nigeria & England Unveil New World Cup Kits

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By David Kappel - Feb 08, 2018 09:31 AM @kappilinho

Nigeria and England have unveiled their new Nike home and away kits for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and while the Three Lions' shirts are more traditional, the Super Eagles' home strip has a very modern style.

Click through the gallery above to see Nigeria and England's 2018 World Cup kits.

The Super Eagles became the first African nation to book their 2018 World Cup ticket after Arsenal starlet Alex Iwobi scored the winner in their 1-0 victory over Zambia on 7 October 2017.

The 21-year-old, who was born in Lagos but grew up in England, is one of Nigeria's many young stars in a new, exciting generation.

As a consequence, Nike opted to design a modern home kit that draws inspiration from the 1996 Olympic-winning Nigeria side, with the motto: Naija, which defines future-focused optimism.

"When I first saw the new kit, I was like, 'Wow, this is sick! I need one now!'" Iwobi told Nike. 

"I grew up in England, but Nigeria is my homeland. When I scored that goal, the players were dancing, the fans were playing trumpets and banging drums… there was just so much passion and energy.

"It is always an honour to wear the white and green. To compete this summer is not just our dream, it is also the dream of our fans. Together, we all represent Naija."

Nigeria's away kit has a more traditional design in the well-known dark green colours of the team.

Read: Gallery: Argentina, Spain, Germany & Co. Launch Retro Inspired World Cup Kits

Meanwhile, Nike also unveiled England's World Cup strips – a white home shirt with blue shorts, and a red away jersey with white shorts.

Both kits incorporate several representative symbols, such as a rose, the St. George's Cross and the Three Lions crest, while England's training kit has the most modern look.

Click through the gallery above to see images of the new Nigeria and England kits, and let us know in the comments section below which one is your favourite!


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murendeni joe Joined: 20 Feb 2015
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murendeni joe Feb 08, 2018 07:28 PM
Beautiful
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blackmeteor Joined: 15 Nov 2017
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blackmeteor Feb 08, 2018 01:34 PM
@connaissance09 What does a "genuine" Nigerian look like? or a genuine Englishman, or a genuine South-African? Al three countries have people of different skin colours and facial features............
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blackmeteor Joined: 15 Nov 2017
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blackmeteor Feb 08, 2018 01:29 PM
Interesting Eagles home kit...very different
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connaissance09 Joined: 21 Feb 2013
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connaissance09 Feb 08, 2018 12:22 PM
I don't like pictures 4 and 5, couldn't they descend to Nigeria to do proper shooting? Find genuine Nigerians?
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BIG-MIKE14_VERSUS EDITOR ROUND3 Feb 08, 2018 12:12 PM
Nigeria is going old school (Retro) with the home kit..i love it & adore the away one.........................me an while the England kit looks exactly like all the nike kits on the market at this point in time from Spurs, Man city, As Roma etc.
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ZZ2 vs Papa charles Feb 08, 2018 11:24 AM
i lyk niger jersey it looks lyk vatsonga's everyday's cloths
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Faysal Joined: 14 Feb 2011
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Faysal Feb 08, 2018 10:08 AM
Home kit looks nice to me
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Deftman05 Joined: 18 Aug 2013
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Deftman05 Feb 08, 2018 10:03 AM
I love England's home and away kit, however I am not happy about the super Eagles' home jersey.
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KHlatshwayo Joined: 14 Sep 2013
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KHlatshwayo Feb 08, 2018 10:03 AM
WOW NIGERIAN JERSEY
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nazzi the second Joined: 23 Oct 2017
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nazzi the second Feb 08, 2018 09:53 AM
THE NIGERIA LOOKS DOPE,

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