The Nigeria Football Association (NFA) yesterday in Abujaannounced Samson Siasia the manager of Nigerian national seniorsoccer team, the Super Eagles.

According to the sun newspaper, Siasia was picked ahead of Stephen Keshi after both of them went through hours of drilling by the technical committeeled by Barrister Chris Green, who made the announcement afterthe board of the NFA met briefly and gave approval to theresults at the Nicon Luxury hotel.

“Both men were reported to have done very well at theinterview but Siasia was chosen because he is the person Nigerianswant and we cannot afford to have a hostile crowd behind us”,a member of the panel that conducted the interview told DailySunsports

Mr. Green said that Siasia's appointment as the head coachof the Super Eagles is subject to a contract to be executedin the next couple of days. He said the unveiling of the newSuper Eagles’ head coach would come up at the mediacentre of the National Stadium in Abuja on Wednesday, November10

Those who conducted the interview included: Coaches AdegboyeOnigbinde, Garba Illa and Christian Chukwu, Garba Lawal, VictorIkpeba, Austel Elemelu, Paul Bassey and Deji Tinubu.
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