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    Bayelsa honours Samson Siasia – Premium Times Nigeria

    Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Thursday, expressed commitment to continually utilise sports as a veritable tool to productively engage youths towards developing their talents. Governor Dickson gave the assurance in Yenagoa, while speaking at the quarter- final draws Ceremony of...
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    Sports NFF Finally Pays Siasia’s Outstanding 5 Months Salaries

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has paid former Nigeria coach, Samson Siasia, his outstanding five months salaries. According to sources in the Glass House, Siasia and current Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, are no longer being owed by the federation. “Yea, I have...
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    Sports Samson Siasia in Qatar for Lucrative Coaching Job

    According to a report from Daily Trust, Nigeria's former U-23 Olympics Coach, Samson Siasia, is in oil rich Qatar for a lucrative job post. “Siasia flew out to Qatar Friday afternoon. He is there to discuss a coaching post,” a top source reportedly said. Siasia's last stint with Nigeria saw...
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    Sports Mikel Has Not Given Us Our Share of Japanese Gift – U-23 Players

    The donation made to the Nigeria U-23 Olympic team is yet to be split amongst players of the team by the captain John Obi Mikel as promised. This is owing to issues beyond the control of the Chelsea star. Players of the bronze medal winning Nigeria U-23 Olympic team were given the sum of...
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    Sports Dalung Has Apologised To Me – Siasia

    Coach of the bronze winning U-23 national football team at the Rio Olympics, Samson Siasia has said he no longer habours any ill-feelings for the Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung for labelling him a ‘Human trafficker’ because “he has apologised to me”. Widely travelled BBC World Football...
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    Sports Siasia: Where was Dangote When U-23 Team Needed Help in Brazil?

    Ex coach of Nigeria's U-23 team Samson Siasia in an interview with BBC, expressed disappointment at Nigerian billionaires for failing to come to the team's aid at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil. A Japanese surgeon, Dr. Katsuya Takasu, gave the team a gift of $390,000 to help them during their...
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    Sports Pay Siasia His Salary or Expect War – Dalung Threatens NFF

    Youth and Sports Minister Barrister Solomon Dalung has directed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to pay former U-23 National team’s Coach Samson Siasia his outstanding salary. The Minister gave the directive yesterday when the erstwhile Nigeria U-23 coach paid him a visit in his office...
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    Sports Buhari’s Policy Delaying Siasia’s Salary - NFF

    The Head of Communications in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Ademola Olajire says, the new policy of the President Mohammed Buhari regime is part of the reason why coach of the Nigeria U23s Samson Siasia has not been paid for five months. Siasia while announcing his resignation from...
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    Sports I Did Not Resign - Siasia Makes New Demand on NFF

    Samson Siasia, who led Nigeria’s U-23 team to a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympics, has revealed that he did not need to resign, as his contract expired after the Games. However, the former Super Eagles coach, is demanding that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), pay him every dime he is...
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    Sports ‘We Will Destroy Your Coaching Career If…’ – NFF Fires Back at Siasia

    A top official of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has threatened to expose Samson Siasia, if he continues to castigate the football house. Siasia Siasia, who recently won bronze with Nigeria’s U-23 team at the 2016 Olympics, has said he is “done” working for Nigeria. The coach...
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    Sports Samson Siasia Demands Unpaid Salaries From NFF

    Coach Samson Siasia has urged the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, to pay his outstanding fees for his recent stint with Nigeria's U-23 team at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil. “What is very important is that I get every kobo that I am owed. I need the money now than ever and I believe I have...
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    Sports Samson Siasia: I Am Done With Nigeria

    Nigeria's U23 coach, Samson Siasia, has stated that he will have nothing to do with Nigeria at the moment. This is the aftermath of the treatment meted out to him and the Olympic team in Brazil, he said. When asked about his future in an interview published by Vanguard, he said "my next step...
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    Sports Siasia Reveals How Much Each Player Received From $390,000 Japanese Money

    Coach of the Nigerian U-23 team that won Bronze in the just concluded Olympic games Samson Siasia has explained how the money given to them by Japanese Plastic surgeon and billionaire Katsuya Takasu was shared. The doctor had given the team $390,000 to share for winning the bronze medal...
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    Sports Who Have They Helped? – Siasia Blasts NFF, Nigerian Senate

    Coach of the Nigerian U-23 team that won Bronze in the just concluded Olympic games Samson Siasia has reacted angrily to comments by NFF and Nigerian senate leadership over the $390,000 his team received from Japanese doctor, Katsuya Takasu. The doctor had given the team $390,000 to share for...
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    Sports Rio Olympics: It's Wrong for Mikel, Siasia to Accept $390,000 Gift- Nigerian Senate

    Chairman of the Nigeria Senate Committee on Sports, Senator Joe Obinna Ogba (PDP, Ebonyi), on Thursday said it isn't right for the Nigerian Olympic team to accept a $390,000 gift from Japanese surgeon Dr. Katsuya Takasu. According to him, it was wrong of the team to receive the money because...
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    Sports Siasia Reveals More on Clash With Sports Minister, Dalung at Rio Olympics

    Despite making up with the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, coach Samson Siasia has admitted he does not know how he offended the Minister. “The whole thing surprised me”, Siasia said in Johannesburg, while on a stopover to connect the final leg of...
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    Sports Nigeria U-23 Team Gets Heroic Welcome in Lagos [SEE PHOTOS]

    The Nigeria U-23 squad that won a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro last weekend received a welcome full of music and dance on arrival at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on Monday night. They were welcomed by cheering fans and a troupe of merry-makers...
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    Sports Siasia Speaks Ahead of Third Place Clash With Honduras

    As Nigeria confront Honduras in the Rio Olympics bronze medal match today in Belo Horizonte, Coach Samson Siasia has said his team would not return to their country without the bronze medal. Siasia “We still have something to play for,” Siasia said. “We didn’t deserve to win against Germany...
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    Sports Rio Olympics: Siasia Speaks Ahead of Semi Final Clash With Germany

    Nigerian U-23 coach, Samson Siasia disclosed ahead of the semi-final clash against Germany that he will not gamble with the team, the way he did when Nigeria lost 2-0 to Colombia during the group stages. Siasia Siasia made five changes to his starting team in the Colombian game. This was...
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    Sports Samson Siasia: What Inspired Dream Team VI to Victory

    Dream Team VI Coach, Samson Siasia has stated said the initial difficulties he and his team encountered en route the Rio Olympic games inspired them success. “We all know it was not easy, nobody wants to be in the situation we were in weeks ago when we were still in Atlanta. “But, your...
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