"Russia 2018: Demand for Eagles New World Cup jerseys hits 3m"

Demand for new Super Eagles World Cup jerseys hits 3m

The American sportswear giant, Nike have confirmed that it had received over three million orders for the New designed Nigeria jerseys ahead of the 21st FIFA World Cup opener in Russia.

At a meeting with chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation at its Europe headquarters in Amsterdam, Netherlands, the sportswear behemoth also used the opportunity to announce that the release of the jerseys into the global market would happen on Tuesday, 29th May at unit cost of $85.

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr Amaju Pinnick attended the meeting in company with NFF second Vice President, Mallam Shehu Dikko. NIKE’s Vice President/General Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Matthus Visch was in company with Sales Director, Mr Wouter van Olm.

Both organizations used the opportunity to appraise their running agreement signed in London three years ago and while both expressed satisfaction with the contract, the imperative of penning a new, improved contract was high on the agenda.

The first side from Africa to reach Russia, Nigeria continues their impressive run of appearances at the finals, having missed only one tournament – Germany 2006 – since qualifying for their debut in 1994.

The Super Eagles will open their 2018 campaign against Croatia June 16 at the Kaliningrad Stadium.

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