The Nigeria Premier League has congratulated Super Eagles handler, Samson Siasia for starting his tenure as Coach of the Men National Football Team on a good note.

In a statement, the League enjoined Nigerians to give him enough time to bring back the glory days of the Super Eagles as the Nigeria Football Federation made the right choice in appointing him.

Pic: Ekhigho Ehiosun

“There are many positives to be derived from the match. First he played a lot of new players and most importantly, he gave a lot of home based players the chance their mettle.

“Siasia’s action is good for the league in Nigeria because you don’t have to be a foreign based player to be able to wear the jersey of the National teams,” the statement read.

“The Premier League’s leading goal scorer, Ekigho Ehiosun got a hat trick before the friendly against Sierra Leone and he was invited to the Super Eagles.

“In the friendly against Sierra Leone, Ehiosun scored a beautiful second goal. That means you can actually do well in the league and Siasia will recognise you and give you a chance like he did to Ehiosun and other home based players in the team.

“We are happy because it is the beginning of good things to come for Nigerian Football, Super Eagles and the Premier League.”


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