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Samson Siasia Biography, Age, Football Career, Education, Net Worth And More

Samson Siasia Biography
Samson Siasia is the former head coach of the Nigerian Men's National football team who got banned by FIFA for agreeing to "receive bribes in relation to the manipulation of matches."
He was a former football striker and the former head coach in the Nigerian Super Eagles from 2010 to 2011 and reappointed on 2016.
We'd be seeing Samson Siasia's biography, age, early life, football career, family, relationship, houses, cars, net worth and all you'd love to know about him.

Samson Siasia Profile

Before we continue, this is a quick run down on Samson Siasia's profile:
Full name: Samson Siasia
Date of birth: August 14th, 1967
Age: 52
Height: 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Place of birth: Lagos, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigerian
Spouse(s): Eunice Siasia
ChildrenSanita [6 more]
Education: St. Finbarr’s College Akoka
Occupation: Coach, footballer
Playing position: Striker
Net worth$1 million

Samson Siasia Biography, Early Life And Education

Samson Siasia was born on the 14th of August, 1967 in Lagos Nigeria. His father hails from Odoni Village in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. He grew up in Lagos, Nigeria and had his early education at the St. Finbarr’s College Akoka, Lagos.

Football Career

Samson Siasia began his football career in Julius Berger FC in 1982 and played for 2 years before moving to the Flash Flamingoes. He has also played for other notable football clubs like Tirsense, Zafririm Holon, Lokeren, Nantes, Perth Glory and Al-Hilal.
Samson played a total of 51 international matches for Nigeria scoring thirteen goals. He was also part of  the team that won the 1994 African Nations Cup and participated in the 1994 FIFA World Cup. He was also a member of the Nigerian team that won bronze at the African Nations Cup in Senegal in 1992. He participated in the Super Eagles for over a period of 11 years and was recognized in Nigeria as the third leading scorer for the National Team.

Personal Life

Samson is married to Eunice and they have seven children, five boys and two girls. His daughter Sanita got married to Henry Jamell on the 3rd of February, 2017.
In November 2014, Siasia's aged mother, Madam Ogere Siasia was kidnapped at their home in Odoni community. According to news sources, the armed bandits stormed their family house and forcefully whisked away Madam Ogere. She was however released after 12 days in captivity.

Samson Siasia Awards And Achievements

Samson Siasia was recognized as the third leading scorer for the Super Eagles during the 11 years he played for the team.
In November 2009, the main field at the Yenagoa Township Stadium (Bayelsa State, Nigeria) was named in his honor.

Samson Siasia Net Worth

Samson Siasia is has won a good number of medals as a striker. He also earned a salary of $20,000 monthly as a Nigerian coach. His estimated net worth is $1 million.

Social Media Handles

You can get Samson Siasia on:
Instagram @SamsonSiaone
Twitter @OfficialSiasia

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