Lagos - The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed former player Samson Siasia as coach of the national U23 side.
Siasia, a former handler of the Super Eagles, has also coached the national U20 team of Nigeria.
“The (NFF) Committee has appointed Samson Siasia as the new Head Coach of the U-23 Men’s Team. He will be assisted by Fatai Amoo.”
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Siasia’s immediate responsibility will be to qualify Nigeria for the football event of the 2016 Olympics which will be held in Rio de Janeiro Brazil on Aug 5-21.
Siasia has now replaced Austin Eguavoen who was sacked after failing to qualify Nigeria for the football event of the 2012 Olympics.
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