Following the resignation of Sunday Oliseh as Super Eagles coach yesterday, the Nigeria Football Federation has appointed Samson Siasia as coach of the national team. Coach of the Flying Eagles, Emmanuel Amuneke has also been appointed first assistant coach.
Recall that Siasia was fired in October 2011 after a woeful performance in the qualifying rounds for the African Cup of Nations. He led the Flying Eagles to the final of the 2005 Fifa Under 20s.
Siasia will work with  tactician Salisu Yusuf, FIFA U-17 World Cup, Emmanuel Amuneke and Alloy Agu for the upcoming 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Egypt,