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Nigeria Football Federation Nike, NFF to unveil new team kits in November

The unveiling of the new kits will be heavily done digitally with Nigeria’s biggest cultural influencers.

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Amaju Pinnick play Amaju Pinnick and Nike officials (Twitter/TheNFF)

Sportswear giants Nike are set to unveil new kits for the Nigeria’s national teams in November 2016.

Nike, who are the official kit sponsors of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) last unveiled a jersey for the Dream Team VI which they use for the 2016 Olympic Games.

John Mikel Obi and Dream Team VI players play Nike designed a special kit for the Dream Team VI for the 2016 Rio Olympics (FIFA.com)

 

According to OkayAfrica, Nike will introduce new kits which will be used by all the teams of the NFF.

The unveiling of the new kits will be heavily done digitally with Nigeria’s biggest cultural influencers from fashion designers and comedians to athletes and entrepreneurs.

The new kit is part of Nike’s responsibilities in accordance with a deal they signed with the NFF in April 2015.

The deal will see Nike kit Nigeria football national teams till 2018 or beyond.

Amaju Pinnick and Stephen Keshi play The NFF signed a deal with Nike in April 2015 (NFF)

 

According to reports, the NFF will earn N743m ($3.75m according to the exchange rate of that time) during the three-and-half-year partnership with Nike and an N99m ($500,000) bonus if the Super Eagles qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia among other added incentives.

The NFF will receive 148m ($750, 000) in the first year which will rise to N198m ($1m) (198m Naira) each year in the three-year-contract.

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