Siasia, Amuneke, Salisu Gets Super Eagles Job In Interim


SAN FRANCISCO, February 26, (THEWILL) – The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed Samson Siasia, Salisu Yusuf and Emmanuel Amuneke as interim coaches of the Super Eagles following the resignation of the Sunday Oliseh on Friday.

The decision was reached on Friday, during an emergency meeting of the NFF technical committee, which reviewed, among other things, the resignation of erstwhile coach, Sunday Oliseh, adding that the interim appointment of the coaches will be for the match against Egypt.

Siasia had his first contract as coach of the Super Eagles terminated in October 2011 following the team's failure to qualify for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations while Salisu Yusuf was an assistant to Oliseh.

Amuneke has never coached the Eagles, but he led the Golden Eaglets to the FIFA Under-17 World Cup title last year and Alloy Agu will work as goal keeper trainer of the team

A substantive coach will be named for the team before Nigeria's next encounter after Egypt while Shaibu Amodu will oversee their work as the technical director.

Story by David Oputah