Nike Has unveiled the new Nigeria home, away and training kits for the 2020-2022 international seasons. The new Super Eagles kits are an impressive follow-up to the 2018 design. The kits were revealed via the official Nigerian national team twitter account and modelled by Nigerian stars like Alex Iwobi, Asisat Oshoala, William Troost-Ekong and Wilfried Ndidi.
The success of Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup jersey has allowed Nike to continue incorporating national history and cultures into their jersey designs. To commemorate the New York Fashion Week back in February, the sportswear giant unveiled a new set of jerseys for Nigeria, USA and Korea. The jerseys celebrate the federations’ distinctive attributes with highly differentiated collections that also highlight Nike’s 65 chassis options across varying necklines, sleeves, cuffs, badge placement, etc.
For this new design, Nike gave Nigeria’s nostalgia-influenced 2018 jersey a more culturally immersive makeover, with hand-drawn prints and a colour scheme that resonates with the national flag. The new Nigerian national team jersey didn’t only take on a new look, as science is the core of Nike’s design process. The design team leveraged 4D visualization tools to bring the product to life, after capturing data on more than 300 footballers and football-specific movements. The result of the precision knitting is a kit that is 55% faster wicking, 13% more breathable and with 10% more stretch than Nike’s previous kits.