NO PRESSURE ON SIASIA TO RESIGN -NFF
Contrary to wide speculations that the Nigerian football governing body, the NFF was mounting intense pressure on the Chief Coach of Super Eagles, Samson Siasia, to resign honourably before he gets sacked, the federation has denied the allegation, describing it as mere rumour and concoction from the pit of hell.
The arrival of the Eagles' handler to the Glass House yesterday afternoon fuelled the speculation that the federation's eggheads had summoned him to press on him to consider the honourable option of quitting ahead of the executive board meeting to deliberate on Siasia's as recommended by the technical committee of the NFF.
However, when Daily Sunsports sort the reaction of the General Secretary of the NFF, Barrister Musa Amadu on the speculation, he did not only deny it but also dismissed the gossip a liar.
'I'm surprised to hear this from you. It was even more surprising when you told me that I was part of the meeting with Siasia to discuss such a speculation. Yes, Siasia came in when I was having meeting with the president (of NFF), but I left them there and there was no time we discussed such an issue.
'I don't know what he discussed with the president, but let me make it clear that there was no iota of truth in the speculation that the federation summoned Siasia to put pressure on him to resign,' Barrister Amadu stated.
However, when the media took up the issue with the embattled Eagles' chief coach when he left President Aminu Maigari's office after the brief parley yesterday, the former Nigerian international casually, but pensively, noted that although resignation was an option he was considering, he was still indecisive on what to do.
Siasia, who mildly turned down the pressure to speak to the media that were curious over his mission to the Glass House, simply said he was not in the mood to say anything, adding that he was in the Glass House on a normal routine visit.
Pressed further if he was considering the option of quitting, SiaOne, just said: 'I don't know and I don't want to say anything on the issue. Please, if you don't mind, I just want to avoid any media contact for now.'