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Sports Samson Siasia reappointed coach of the under-23 National team

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Samson Siasia has been reappointed as the coach of Nigeria's under 23- Olympic football team.

The Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) made the anouncement on Thursday morning after its executive meeting late on Wednesday.

Siasia will be returning on his second spell back to the under-23 national set up to start preparing the team and to take them through the qualifiers for the Rio 2016 Olympic team.

In his last time in charge,Siasia led Nigeria to win a silver medal in the football event at the Beijing 2008 Olympic games.

He was initially touted to return as the Super Eagles coach to take over from Stephen Keshi, but the football body opted to go with Amodu Shuaibu.