Lagos - Former Nigeria coach, Samson Siasia, has joined the race to fill the vacant post of the Uganda national team.
The former Super Eagles skipper has applied for the position alongside Macedonia national, Nikola Ilievski, and German mentor Tom Saintfiet.
The Uganda Cranes position fell vacant after Bobby Williamson was axed following a poor FIFA World Cup 2014 qualification campaign.
Sources said the Nigerian stood the best chance to land the job owing to his vast experience coaching in the continent.
He lost only once as the Super Eagles coach between 2010 and 2011.
The former striker was has previously coached the Nigeria Olympics Team, which won silver at the Games after a loss to Argentina with a solitary goal.
The 45-year-old has also been successful with the Under 20s, who he led to gold in the African Youth Championships 2005 in Benin.
- CAJ News