The Nigeria Football Federation today showcased their new jersey for the upcoming FIFA world cup which will take place this summer in Brazil.
Nigeria’s kit sponsor Adidas designed the kit, and Minister of Sports and Chairman, National Sports Commission, Alhaji Bolaji Abdullahi was present as the special guest of honour at the event which held at Sunday Dankaro Football House, Package B of the National Stadium Complex, Abuja.
From the Super Eagles crew, Daniel Amokachi, represented Big Boss Stephen Keshi, and local Eagles players like goalkeeper Chigozie Agbim, midfielder Abdullahi Shehu and striker Ejike Uzoenyi were in attendance.
Also invited where Director General of the National Sports Commission, Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Sports, Senator Adamu Gumba, Chairman of the House of Reps’ Committee on Sports, Hon. Godfrey Gaiya, Chairman of the League Management Company, Hon. Nduka Irabor, President-General of Nigeria Football Supporters Club, Dr. Rafiu Oladipo and a number of prominent football figures.
Head of the marketing department, Mr. Adama Idris has described the jersey as a ‘climacool’ designed to fit into all weather as the Brazilian weather changes over time depending on location.
The colour of the jersey is lemon green, a totally different one from the green color typically associated with the Nigerian national flag.