The Nigeria World Cup anthems ahead of the Super Eagles' Brazil 2014 performances.
Nigeria's Super Eagles by Cristiano Siqueira.
Sitting in Group F, Nigeria's 'Super Eagles' will be dueling against the attacking powerhouse of Argentina, Edin Dzeko's Bosnia-Herzegovina and Iran in the World Cup. The 'Super Eagles' — ranked #44 in FIFA's World Rankings and the current champions of the Africa Cup of Nations — will be lead by goalkeeper and team captain VincentEnyeama, seasoned Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel and Liverpool loanee Victor Moses.
A few pop chants have come out in the run-up to Nigeria's first game against Iran. Waje, Bez, Flavour and IllBliss recently collaborated on the Guinness-sponsored "Fly With The Eagles." The uplifting track features verses from each of the Naija pop singers/rappers paired with gospel choirs and group vocals calling out support for the Eagles. Check out the cinematic clip for "Fly With The Eagles" below:
Last week, Baddest Guy Ever Liveth Olamide dropped his own 'Super Eagles' anthem alongside Maybach Music Group rapper Wale, who's of Yoruba background himself (the DC rapper's previously collaborated with Naija starboy Wizkid). As we previously wrote, "Make Us Proud" builds on triumphant horns and "samples an old Peak Milk soccer commercial...papilo, I know say you go make us proud." Hear and grab Olamide and Wale's track below.
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Lastly, Ice Prince, Seyi Shay, Dammy Krane and Sasha P dropped the saccharine synth-lead “Fly Like The Eagles.” Stream the Nosa-written anthem below.
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