NFF Appoints Siasia as Eagles Interim Coach

u-23_vicotry_afcon_2015The Nigerian Football Federation has appointed U-23 coach, Samson Siasia as the new head coach of the Super Eagles on an interim basis.

Siasia, who guided the Dream Team to winning the CAF U-23 Championship in Senegal after beating the Junior Pharaohs of Egypt 2 – 1 in the final, will be faced with the task of qualifying the senior national team for the 2017 African Cup of Nations in Gabon.

His first match will be against Egypt, March 25, in a Nations Cup qualifier before confronting the Pharaohs three days later.

Siasia will be assisted by Sunday Oliseh’s assistant coach, Salisu Yusuf and Emmanuel Amunike.