Creative Soccer Culture

Nike and Wizkid Celebrate Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria With Special Edition Jersey

A musician who has topped charts in 15 countries world wide, Wizkid is a Nigerian star with an enormous global influence. Bringing Afropop to the fore, his love for the game is big and in collaborating with Nike, he's carried on the Naija appreciation by releasing a special edition jersey.

Born in Surulere, Lagos, the name of Wizkid's Nigerian hometown is emblazoned on the lower back of the artist’s collaborative Nike jersey - a shirt that simultaneously speaks to his local pride and Naija’s cultural clout. The jersey’s green and white trimmings reflect the Nigerian flag, as does a Naija graphic on the sleeve, while the front features a centrally-placed Nike Swoosh and is highlighted by the iconic Starboy graphic across the chest.

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The overall design is a fitting celebration of both personal and collective talent and ingenuity, and one that defines Wizkid’s dizzying accomplishments and Nigeria’s growing cultural footprint.

The jersey is available September 10 on


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