Nigerian footballing community are in a frenzy over the recently unveiled Super Eagles World Cup kits and the Eagles star players expected to dorn these kits have joined Nigerians in reacting to the kits.
In a YouTube video, Skipper Mikel Obi and teammate Alex Iwobi have reacted to the Nike designed kits. Leicester City’s duo Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi also showered praises on their new jerseys unveiled in London on Wednesday, February 7.
In his reaction to the kit, Mikel said: “this is Nigerian. I see the players going crazy for this one”, Iheanacho at the sight of the jerseys said it was beautiful, while Ndidi reacted by saying “lovely, this is nice. The fans are going to love this one” , with Iwobi said it was perfect and different.
Former Eagles player, Mutiu Adepoju, added his voice to the new design by saying: “It is a yes, yes for me”.
Through his twitter handle @mutiuadepoju8, he added: “the kit reminds us of our jersey in USA 1994. Believe me, this kit could be our lucky charm in Russia.’’
Iwobi and Sophia Omidiji, who plies her trade with S.B.V Excelsior in Netherlands, were among the models for the unveiling of the new kit.