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Nigeria's Super Stylish World Cup Jersey Might Win A Fashion Award

Rihanna's Fenty Beauty is also a nominee.

Though Nigeria's World Cup jersey didn't get a star in Russia, the team's kit is everyone's fave.

I’m not even Nigerian but the new Nike Nigeria kit is 🔥 I’m rocking 1 for the World Cup ✊🏾

I mean... just look at it.

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It looks like something straight out of a runway, not a football field.

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You don't have to be into footbal (or soccer, depending on who's reading this), to appreciate the swagger that this jersey exudes.

📌Nigeria steal the show... again. #FIFAWCOnStarTimes Suits. Check. Tracksuits. Check. Traditional clothes. Check. Jerseys. Check. The Super Eagles have truly taken the #WorldCup win for fashion. https://t.co/n9F3ttfKhT

The stylish jersey, which got three million pre-orders and sold out in minutes on Nike's website, has one more impressive feat to add to the list: it's up for the ~prestigious~ Beazley Design of the Year Award.

France ➖ Gold 🥇 Croatia ➖Silver 🥈 Belgium ➖ Bronze 🥉 Nigeria ➖ Fine Jersey 👕 #WorldCupFinal #WorldCup

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Every year, hundreds of design experts from all over the world nominate the most "innovative and thought-provoking" designs in fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product, and graphic design.

This year, Nigeria's kit has some stiff competition. In the fashion category, they're going up against the costumes from Black Panther, Telfar Clemens' Winter 2018 collection (winner of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund award), the Burberry Rainbow check, Palomo Spain's gender-bending, Beyoncé-approved fashion line, and many others.

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Rihanna's Fenty Beauty is also nominated in the product category, as well as Elon Musk’s SpaceX in the travel category.

Winners will be announced November 15th, and they will be on display at London’s Design Museum until next year.

Good luck, Super Eagles!

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