Nigeria’s World Cup Kit Sold Out in the UK

32. Tunisia- 2/10. Uhlsport are the least well known shirt manufacturer at the World Cup and they have not really covered themselves in glory with this cheap-looking effort

Nigeria’s World Cup Kit Sold Out in the UK

Nigeria may not be favourites to win the World Cup this summer but their new kits have won over football fans.

Nigeria's World Cup football kit has sold out, with three million shirts pre-ordered online.

Fans will have the chance to see the kit today as Nigeria face England in a friendly at Wembley.

Following the overwhelming demand, the green-and-white home strip, along with the away jersey and training kit, are still unavailable on the Nike online store. A total of 21,200 voters picked Nigerian jersey as the best kit.

With Premier League stars such as Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Victor Moses, most of the Nigerian fans said they hoped to progress from their hard group in Russian Federation which includes Argentina, Croatia and Iceland. While non-Nigerians took to social media to confess to buying them and apologise for their lack of patriotism, Nigerians were angry that they could not get their hands on the coveted item.

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Helen Otitochukwu Manufor is the global brand manager for Gilbert, and a Nigerian who has lived in the United Kingdom all her life.

"Even people who aren't Nigerian want to get this jersey and that should tell you a lot".

The shirts, of varying quality, were being sold for as little as $5.

"It sells faster and it's cheaper". The home jersey was worn again in the match against DR Congo.

Peru will arrive for the tournament with a classic jersey though Brazil and Sweden fans may have expected more from their fairly generic offerings.

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