Siasia’s future at stake after qualifying failure
The Nigeria Football Federation is meeting to decide the fate of
under-pressure national team coach Samson Siasia after the Super
Eagles’ shock failure to qualify for next year’s African Cup of
NFF officials said on Thursday the body’s technical committee
was considering whether to recommend Siasia should be sacked. The
federation’s executive committee will then decide what happens to
the former Nigeria striker, who took over in November.
Siasia’s team drew with Guinea in the final round of qualifiers
to miss out on the African Cup, leading the NFF to demand an
explanation for what it called ”the embarrassment brought to the
Siasia apologized for the failure but has still faced strong
criticism at home.