Samson Siasia reappointed Super Eagles coach

Coach Siasia celebrate victory with U-23 players
Siasia celebrate victory with U-23 players

Former Super Eagles striker, Samson Siasia, has been re-appointed coach of the team.

Siasia was appointed Friday as replacement for his former colleague, Sunday Oliseh, who resigned hours earlier.

Siasia will work with respected tactician Salisu Yusuf, FIFA U-17 World Cup – winner Emmanuel Amuneke and Alloy Agu for the upcoming 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Egypt,, the official website of the Nigeria Football Federation, reported Friday.

Siasia worked as Super Eagles’ Head Coach between December 2010 and October 2011, before his contract was terminated following the team’s failure to qualify for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations.

Amuneke led the Nigeria U-17 male to a fifth FIFA World Cup title in Chile in 2015.

Salisu Yusuf and Alloy Agu were in the immediate past crew led by Oliseh.

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