Following the resignation of Sunday Oliseh as the coach of the Super Eagles, the Nigeria Football Federation has replaced him with former coach, Samson Siasia.
He will work with Salisu Yusuf and Emmanuel Amuneke and Alloy Agu for the upcoming 2017 African Nations Cup.
Read NFF official statement below.
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“Nigeria has re-appointed Samson Siasia as Head Coach of the Senior National Football Team, Super Eagles. He 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 combination was recommended by the NFF Technical and Development Committee following Sunday Oliseh’s resignation on twitter in the early hours of Friday.
Siasia served 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.”