Eagles Players happy with New Nike Jersey

Super Eagles 2018 World Cup jersey has been trending and players like John Obi Mikel, Alex Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho have had their say.

Sportswear manufacturers Nike unveiled the kits the Super Eagles will wear at the World Cup. In a YouTube video, some of the players showed likeness for the new jerseys unveiled in London on Wednesday.

While reviewing the designs, Mikel said: “This is Nigerian. I can see the players going crazy over this one.”

Ndidi said “This is cultural, the fans are going to love this one”.

“This is different, you know,” Iwobi added, while Iheanacho added, saying “you know I love black, so this is perfect. I’m happy.”Former Eagles player Mutiu Adepoju said the Jersey could be a lucky charm for the Eagles in Russia.

On his twitter handle @mutiuadepoju8, he said “the kit reminds us of our jersey in USA 1994. Believe me, this kit could be our lucky charm in Russia.”


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Born July 13, 1965, Fred Edoreh hails from Umeh, Isoko South, Delta State. He attended St. John Primary School, Iselegu, Mater Dei Collage Ashaka, St. Patrick’s Grammar School, Asaba for HSC and graduated in English and Literary Studies at Bendel State University, Ekpoma.
He went into journalism in 1990 with Newbreed Magazine and later crossed over to television production with Ultimate Sports and Soccerworld on the Nigeria Televsion Authority.
He subsequently moved to pioneer Internet publishing in Nigeria with Nigeriasports.com and was later employed at Silverbird Television from where he moved as Editor of Weekend Sports at Naational Mirror Newspapers.
He currently publishes the online sports website www.sportstalkafrica.com besides and also runs a sports marketing outfit, Westcoast Works and Projects, managing and marketing live radio broadcast of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

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