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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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    Sports We've Settled Money Issue With U-23 Olympics Team- NFF President, Pinnick

    President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Mr. Amaju Pinnick, has stated that the association has settled the money issue it had with the U-23 team at the Rio 2016 Olympics. According to reports, the team said they are yet to receive their allowances and other payments, and had...
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    Sports How Mikel, Other Players Stopped Siasia From Resigning After Sweden Victory

    Head coach of Nigeria’s U-23 team, Samson Siasia, was ready to step down from his role after the 1-0 win over Sweden on Monday morning, but for the intervention of captain, Mikel John Obi. A top source in the team told AfricanFootball.com: “Siasia wanted to quit his post after the win over...
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    Sports Hours to First Match, Nigeria’s U-23 Team Still Stranded in Atlanta [VANGUARD]

    The U-23 Olympic football team were still stranded in Atlanta lastnight after last minute efforts to pay for a chartered flight failed, Vanguard reports. The Nigerian team will play Japan in their first match today in Manaus which will be early morning on Friday in Nigeria. The flight from...
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    Sports Siasia Names 2 Overage Players for Rio Olympics

    Reports from Goal.com gathered through a reliable source from the Nigeria Football Federation claims that coach Samson Siasia opted for two senior players instead of the mandatory three as competition kicks off next month in Brazil. John Obi Mikel and Chippa United goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi...
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    Sports Nigeria's Olympic Team Stranded in USA; Siasia Begs Buhari for Money

    Samson Siasia has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to approve some funds for the nation's olympic team. According to him, the team is currently in the United States and don't have any money with them. “It is not a good image to go to the Olympics while trying to beg for money around...
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    Sports Rio Olympics: Mikel, Ighalo, Iheanacho, Iwobi Make 35-Man Squad [FULL LIST]

    The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has released a 35-man provisional list for the Rio Olympics games starting on August 5, in Brazil. Players who have had experience playing in the Nigeria senior team constitute half of those listed in Coach Siasia’s provisional squad of 35, who will...
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    Sports My Team is Not Yet Ready for Olympics - Siasia

    National Under-23 coach Samson Siasia has disclosed that his team is not ready for the Brazil 2016 Olympics after his boys failed to live up to expectations at the Suwon Invitational tournament in South Korea. Nigeria came from a goal down to beat Honduras 3-1 in another game of the...
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    Sports Free Samson Siasia's Mother; NFF President Begs Abductors

    The Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick has described the kidnap of the mother of Nigeria's U23 national team coach, Samson Siasia as disturbing, saying the news will distract the attention of the former Super Eagles midfielder from the task at hand. The Dream Team VI are...
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