Nigeria gets a new Agbada inspired kit
By Guardian Exclusive
06 February 2020 | 1:06 pm
Nike has explained how the ‘Swoosh’ Nigerian kit designs follow in the footsteps of the Naija collection which is inspired by local fabric and infused with a ‘traditional aesthetic’.
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