Published: Tue, June 12, 2018
Sports | By Jonathan Ford

Facts about Super Eagles' World Cup jersey numbers

Facts about Super Eagles' World Cup jersey numbers

Nigeria landed in Russian Federation on Monday night ahead of their 2018 Fifa World Cup opener against Croatia on Saturday.

In fact, we already know that you've had enough of the Nigeria kit hype because, no matter what article, you've filled our comments section and had something to say about it.

Super Eagles senior official Pascal Patrick confirmed the arrival of the Super Eagles of Nigeria in Russian Federation to stressing that the players are ready to make Nigerians proud. "May God lead us and give us the ability to function".

The Eagles will be seeking their first win in their opening game of the World Cup in 20 years when they clash with Croatia next Saturday, ahead of which Rohr said all the players have to up their game.

The Super Eagles fell 1-0 to Czech Republic last week in a friendly match in Russian Federation after which Coach Gernot Rohr admitted that more work needed to be done ahead of the World Cup.

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic and Real Madrid star Luka Modric will be in the midfield for Croatia in what is expected to be a tough battle.

Indeed, Nigeria set out for their World Cup base after leaving their pre-tournament training camp in Austria on Monday and never has a football entourage looked this gosh-darn dapper...

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