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The Super Eagles as the Nigerian football team are often known play in the African World Cup qualifying group. Nigeria's youth teams have historically performed well, they won the 1996 Olympics and the U16 World Championship in 1985 & the U17 World Championship in 1993. Nigeria played their first international football match against Ghana in 1950 losing 1-0. Their biggest win came against Uganda in 1991, scored eight and conceding just one in reply. Whilst in 1955 their worst defeat was against Ghana letting in seven without reply. At the World Cup Nigeria's best display has been making it to the 2nd Round happening in 1994 and 1998. The Super Eagles have appeared in 14 African Nations Cups and have won the competition twice, in 1980 & in 1994.

Rashidi Yekini is a Nigerian footballer who holds the Nigerian record for the most goals scored for the nation with 37 while Joseph Yobo holds the record for the most number of caps with over 100.

The nation is most notably known for producing world class forwards including Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Nwankwo Kanu, Peter Odemwingie, John Utaka, Ikechukwu Uche, Rashidi Yekini and Obafemi Martins.

Nigeria are one of the most dominant CAF nations in Africa where they last won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations beating Burkina Faso in the final. The nation are most notably known for wearing an all green kit with white trim which are supplied by adidas. The most well known Nigerian footballers in the past decade include Mikel John Obi, Vincent Enyeama, Ahmed Musa, Joseph Yobo, Emmanuel Emenike, Obafemi Martins, Ikechukwu Uche, Joel Obi and Keneth Omeruo.

World Cup Kits

Nigeria have used dark green shirts with white trim for the majority of their history as a footballing nation. Its is one of few nations to wear green and white kits around the world. The 2014 World Cup home shirt for Nigeria features two tones of green, with the darker hue providing the side panels and pinstripes down the front, and the adidas stripes and further trim and details are in white. This is one of the lightest green colours Nigeria have used for their home kit.

The 2014 World Cup away kit is mainly white and features green accents on the shoulders, sides, sleeve hems and collar. White is the most commonly seen away kit for the Super Eagles which makes this shirt another classic collectable item.

adidas made their latest shirt which also features a white colour as well as the sponsor's trademark three stripes. Green shorts and green socks complete the kit. The Super Eagles will be attending their fifth World Cup next summer and have used the same colour scheme throughout.

Nigeria officially released their home shirt in February 2014. The new home shirt for Nigeria features two tones of green, with the darker hue providing the side panels and pinstripes down the front, and the adidas stripes and further trim and details are in white. This is one of the lightest green colours Nigeria have used for their home kit.

For Nigeria's début World Cup in 1994 they wore a green shirt with a unique white patterned shoulder panel. In 1998 Nigeria reverted to a more classic design with white trim.

Four years later in 2002 simplicity was scrapped for a light green colouration that verged on highlighted. By 2010 the white trim was at a minimum, but a return to a less vivid shade of green was widely appreciated. Since adidas produced their kits they have seen more classic designs.

White has been the most commonly used colour on away shirts for Nigeria which is almost always complemented with green trim.

With adidas taking over Nigeria's shirt production in the mid 00's, they have previously had Nike and adidas with its first spell in the 90's.

Nigeria's greatest performance at a World Cup came on their first outing in 1994. The kit was complete with a patterned shoulder panel but its unique design makes it the country's most memorable World Cup kits.

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