Siasia Dumps Nigeria, Heads to Oil-rich Qatar For New Coaching Job


After successfully taking Nigeria's 'Dream Team' to Rio Olympics quater-finals and winning a Bronze Medal - Samson Siasia has headed out to oil-rich Qatar for a lucrative top coaching post he has been tipped for.

Siasia flew out to Qatar Friday afternoon. He is there to discuss a coaching post,” a top source told AfricanFootball.

Over time, the former Super Eagles Head Coach, has been linked with various overseas coaching posts - after his contract as Nigeria Olympic team coach ended after the tournament in August.

It was further gathered that he has already made plans to take some members of his Olympic staff along with him to Qatar once he secures the job,

Siasia was caretaker Eagles coach for an AFCON qualifier double header against Egypt in March.

Besides also coaching the Nigeria Under-20s, Siasia has also handled Heartland FC and now defunct JUTH FC of Jos.