Nigeria praised as more World Cup kits revealed

Nigeria's new kit, and accompanying collection of jackets and training tops, have been praised as 'amazing' and 'works of beauty' after Nike revealed the Super Eagles' national team collection ahead of the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Nigeria

Source: Nike

Inspired by 'Naija' spirit, which according to Nike means "youthful exuberance, pride and fresh perspective on patriotism", Nike has produced a kit for the African nation that has left kit nerds reaching for their wallets.

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This exuberant edition comes after Nike also unveiled England's home, away and training kits for the tournament.

Kane


England


"That classic identity, with a modern edge added, is imperative to the whole collection," Nike Football Apparel Senior Design Director Pete Hoppins said.

England


Puma have also taken a creative approach to their World Cup collection, in particular with Cameroon (who did not qualify), Switzerland and Uruguay.

Cameroon


Switzerland


Uruguay


Umbro have decided to stick with Peru's iconic red slash for their iteration, as the South Americans prepare to do battle with France, Denmark and Australia in Group C.

Adidas round out the release, with Egypt, Sweden, Argentina, defending champions Germany, 2010 champions Spain, hosts Russia, Belgium, Colombia, Mexico and Japan all joining the fold.

Egypt


Sweden


Argentina


Germany


Belgium


Colombia


Japan


In all, 16 of the 32 World Cup finalists have released their kits, however the Socceroos are not one of them, with Nike still yet to unveil their latest design.


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Published 8 February 2018 at 4:59pm
Source: SBS The World Game