Rusia 2018: Demand for Eagles World Cup jerseys hits 3m
American sport wear giant, NIKE yesterday disclosed that it had received over three million orders for the new jerseys designed for the senior national team of Nigeria, Super Eagles, for the 21st FIFA World Cup finals opening in Russia in four weeks.
At a meeting with chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation at its Europe headquarters in Amsterdam, Netherlands, the sportswear behemoth also used the opportunity to announce that the release of the jerseys into the global market would happen on Tuesday, 29th May at unit cost of $85.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Pinnick attended the meeting in company with NFF second Vice President, Mallam Shehu Dikko. NIKE’s Vice President/General Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Matthus Visch was in company with Sales Director, Mr. Wouter van Olm.
Both organizations used the opportunity to appraise their running agreement signed in London three years ago and while both expressed satisfaction with the contract, the imperative of penning a new, improved contract was high on the agenda.