Super Eagles arrive Russian Federation for 2018 World Cup campaign

Christian Chukwu

Nigeria's striking home kit has proved incredibly popular in the run up to this summer's World Cup, and they touched down in Russian Federation with a similar sense of sartorial panache.

Before their departure for the tournament, Gernot Rohr's men have been perfecting their strategies in Austria toward ensuring a successful outing in Russian Federation.

"We have arrived Russian Federation safely and we thank God and also all Nigerians for their prayers".

Instead, the man many Nigerians love to hate, South Africa's Chippa United goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi will most likely deputise for the Deportivo de La Coruna youngster in the opening game against Croatia.

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9 - Since Rashidi Yekini scored Nigeria's first-ever World Cup goal, against Bulgaria in 1994, occupants of the number 9 jersey have failed to find the target for the Super Eagles in 17 consecutive games at the tournament, a drought totalling 1016 minutes of football.

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.

Their kit has already proved to be a ubiquitous triumph, but Nigeria have just gone and rammed home the fact that they will, without doubt, be the best-dressed nation at the 2018 World Cup by unveiling their travelling suits.

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