Nigeria Gets Recognized By Guinness Book of World Records For Having The World’s Largest Football Jersey

Worlds Largest Football Jersey

Nigeria has once again recorded another victory as the leading brewer, Guinness Nigeria Plc, was recently awarded the certificate for the world’s largest football jersey.

The largest football jersey exploit, was part of Guinness’ Fly with the Eagles campaign in support of reigning African champions- the Super Eagles as they took on the rest of the continent at the just concluded AFCON 2013 tournament in South Africa.

The largest jersey was unveiled at the Teslim Balogun Stadium Surulere Lagos and the Liberation Stadium, Port Harcourt in a bid to galvanize the support of millions of fans for the Super Eagles in their quest for victory at the city of Madiba.
The jersey which measures an amazing record size of 241ft 3in in width and �294ft 2in in length to set a new �world record as the largest football jersey in history , beating the last record held at a size of �234ft 1 in by 259ft 8in. created and displayed in Sukru, San Istanbul Turkey in 2009.

While the jersey was laid out during the AFCON tournament, over 40,000 fans inscribed their goodwill messages, wishing the Super Eagles victory at every stage of the tournament and Adetu believes it was a great motivating factor for the team.

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