A former Super Eagles player and mentor, Samson Siasia, has been given s a life ban by the world football overseeing body, FIFA.
The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee of the world football body found Siasia, a former official of the Nigeria Football Federation, guilty of taking bribes in connection with
In addition to being banned from all football related activity for life, Siasia was also handed a fine of 50,000 Swiss francs ($50,000, 46,000 euros).
Siasia played 51 worldwide counterparts for Nigeria, in which he scored 13 objectives. He was a piece of the group that took an interest in the 1994 FIFA World Cup and won the 1994 African Nations Cup.
He was additionally an individual from the Nigerian group that won bronze at 1992 African Nations Cup in Senegal.
He took part in the National Team over a time of 11 years.
In 2005, Siasia instructed the Under-20 group (Flying Eagles), taking them to the last of both the 2005 Under-20 World Cup and the U-20 African Youth Championship.
He won the African Youth Championship and propelled right to the world last – before losing to Argentina 2–1. He additionally helped Augustine Eguavoen in instructing the national group.