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Nigeria World Cup kit selling for TRIPLE retail price after Iceland win

Nike released the green, white and black shirt last month and it sold out on the day of its of release.

More than 3million of the jerseys being snapped up and queues forming in London for it.

Now the kit is selling for nearly double its retail price on secondary markets after the Super Eagles beat Iceland 2-0.

More thanv 9,000 home tops have been listed on eBay and are being sold for well above their asking price, with one seller even asking for £220 for one shirt.

Despite the shirts going on sale for £60, buyers are bidding more than £299 for their own World Cup top.

WORLD CUP: Nigeria's kit by Nike is selling for double its retail price after the Iceland win

And replica jerseys on sale have now reached sky-high prices.

The kit went viral after being showed off on Nike’s twitter account.

Its unique retro design makes it broadly appealing to fashionistas and sports enthusiasts alike, NFF head Shefu Diko said in an interview with ESPN.

The green and white top is believed to have become so popular it has outsold Man United’s home kit for this season.

The Super Eagles did not wear the fashionable outfit during their first game against Croatia, which they lost 2-0, because of a potential kit clash.

But with Iceland donning their usual all-blue ensemble, they had the opportunity to rock it in Friday afternoon's game.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang showed his approval, putting a story on Instagram showing himself wearing it ahead of the game.

And there was no surprise when social media users went wild over the kit.

“Nigeria's playing in the saucy kit today,” one Twitter user said.

Another threw their weight behind Nigeria, saying: "If you have kits as nice as Nigeria you deserve to win”.

One fan wrote: “Finally, some Nigeria home kit action…”’

While another simply said: “NIGERIA ARE WEARING THE KIT”.

The team will play Argentina on Tuesday.

Culled from Daily Star

My view: Nigeria’s stylish soccer kit has been one of the major stories of the 2018 World Cup. The awards for the best World Cup kit goes to Super Eagles.