FIFA World Cup: Super Eagles Head To Russia In Buba & Sokoto
Once again, the Super Eagles have taken their World Cup style to a whole new level as they set off for Russia on Monday, according to a report by UK daily mail.
The Nigerian national team have made a name for themselves as a team to watch at this summer’s tournament in Russia, not just for their exciting, fast-paced style of football but for their dress sense too.
First it was the announcement of their tournament kits that sent football supporters crazy.
Now it is their travel attire that has got everybody talking.
They nailed it with their kits, and have delivered the goods yet again as they boarded their plane to Russia wearing traditional Nigerian clothers, Buba and Sokoto’s.
While sticking to tradition, however, designers of their outfits have also kept faith with the football them by placing football’s on the collars of the white and green outfits.
The exotic choice of clothing has seen them quickly become a fan-favourite before a ball has even been kicked in Russia and is shown by the response the travel outfit has received on social media.
After their recent kit launch for the World Cup, they sent football fans into a frenzy as they raced to their nearest Nike store to purchase a replica for their official home and away strips.
Nike explained after the kit’s February release that they wanted to ‘tap into the attitude of the nation’, with a brief nod to their World Cup debut at the 1994 tournament in the USA.
The demand for the green zig-zagged home shirts was so high, that some were being sold online at a resale price of £300.
Nigeria will face Croatia, Iceland and Argentina in group D of at 2018 FIFA World Cup