Thursday, 16 August, 2018

Nigeria arrive in Russian Federation for 2018 Fifa World Cup

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Rita Gibson | 12 June, 2018, 23:10

Nigeria's striking home kit has proved incredibly popular in the run up to this summer's World Cup, and they touched down in Russian Federation with a similar sense of sartorial panache.

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The Nigeria travel outfit, made by a local designer, not only taps into the country's traditional culture but also gives a nod to the team's football identity, with embroidered Eagle wings and a football on the chest and collar.

Instead, the man many Nigerians love to hate, South Africa's Chippa United goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi will most likely deputise for the Deportivo de La Coruna youngster in the opening game against Croatia.

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Calling on Nigerians to get behind the Super Eagles, he said, "We are using this medium to call on Nigerians to get behind the team and those spreading rumours regarding the welfare of the team should make enquiry".

7 - Ahmed Musa, scorer of Nigeria's only World Cup brace to date, achieved this feat wearing the number 7 jersey (Nigeria vs. Argentina, 2014).

The Nigerian team who pulled off a remarkable unbeaten qualification run to the World Cup in Russian Federation, have arguably been the most hyped African nation going to Russian Federation. "And that's when teams like ours suffer the most - in disorder".

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