Adidas knocks out Nike in World Cup team kits

Adidas knocks out Nike in World Cup team kits

Adidas knocks out Nike in World Cup team kits

The team's home and away shirts were priced at £64.95, with other items reaching higher prices.

The kit costs £65 and was not released until late on in order to increase demand and reduce the spread of replicas being produced ahead of the World Cup.

A call and text to Super Eagles officials on the chances of getting the Eagles jersey in Nigeria and in neighbouring countries before the June 14 date for the commencement of the World Cup was however not replied.

The Nigerian Football Federation said the kit received more than three million pre-orders before it went on sale, and its unveiling was a huge hit on social media in February.

Arsenal's Alex Iwobi and Leicester's Wilfred Ndidi were among those to have modeled the kit.

Nigeria's team is now in London, where they will face England in a friendly game at the Wembley on Saturday.

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Football fans queued for hours to get their hands on Nigeria's hugely popular World Cup kit - which sold out online just minutes after its Friday release.

Designed by Nike, the futuristic-looking green and white kit pays "subtle homage to Nigeria's '94 shirt, with its eagle wing-inspired black-and-white sleeve and green torso", the kit makers said.

Kit on sale included a jacket, training clothing, footwear and a travel suit as well as away kits and a bucket hat.

Take a look through the gallery to reveal every World Cup kit ranked - from worst to best.

Nigeria are grouped alongside Argentina, Iceland and Croatia for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.

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