Nigeria: Athletic Apparel Giant, Nike, Designs Wizkid's Jersey

Wizkid and Nike Football released their official collaboration shirt.
10 September 2018

Nigerian Afro pop star, Ayodeji Balogun a.k.a Wizkid is on top of the world as his new creation jersey, designed by athletic apparel giant 'Nike' sold out 10 minutes after launch.

The 'Soco' crooner had announced and shared on his instagram handle @Wizkidayo that his Star Boy wears, a collaboration with Nike was coming out.

@Wizkidayo said: "Nike X Star Boy out worldwide! It was all a dream'.

After a much-anticipated wait, the 'Star Boy' jersey, which was released on Monday at selected Nike stores sold out in 10 minutes.

It only took minutes for the pop star to return to his instagram handle and write: "That was fast! Sold out in 10 minutes! Love you all like crazy! God is working harder than the devil!".

According to Nike, the collaboration shirt is a celebration of Wizkid's Nigerian roots, and also a representation of the things that caught the fancy of Star Boy; football and fashion.

The logo of Star Boy Entertainment, his record label, is printed on the front side of his jersey.

Also in Surulere, Lagos where Wizkid was born and brought up is inscribed on the lower back of the jersey.

(NAN)

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: Premium Times

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.