Mr. Chika Ezeanagu, CEO of a sports jersey selling outlet, has revealed that the recent on-field success of the Super Eagles has resulted to an increase in the demand of the jersey of the team.
It can be recalled that few days to the Nigeria Algeria clash in Uyo, Nike had revealed the new National team jersey, which was worn for the first time by the Super Eagles in that match.
Mr. Ezeanagu also implied that football fans in the country are normally more inclined to buying shirts of their favourite foreign teams, but at the moment, the patronage for the National team’s jersey is way higher.
“I recently ordered for 2,000 Super Eagles jersey from the manufacturers after the new design was unveiled, as I speak with you now I have ordered for another 5,000 more. I sold over 2,000 in three weeks,” Ezeanagu told Owngoal Nigeria.
“Generally people still patronise the shirts of foreign teams but presently the sales of Nigerian jersey has eclipsed that of Manchester United. The 2,000 pieces we bought has only moved 1,000 buyers, while that of Nigeria has witnessed 7,000 buyers in same month.
“Progress for the Super Eagles is good business for us. No matter how Nigerians complain they still love the team, all they want is few good results,” he added.
By Ben Fidelis….
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