‘Why would I lie when I need people to help me?’ – Ex-Super Eagle Siasia responds to Dare


The previous striker has been vocal concerning the issues he has been going through saying he has not been handled effectively

Ex-Nigeria coach and participant Samson Siasia has clarified his preliminary allegations in opposition to the federal government which Minister of Sports activities Sunday Dare questioned.

The federal government official, Dare mentioned the previous striker had been helped and that the statements made by Siasia had no information. 

“Why would I lie once I want folks to assist me? I can not start to trigger confusion once I really need sympathy and assist from folks,” Siasia mentioned as quoted by All Africa.

“If I mentioned something in an interview that he disagreed with, he might have invited me to speak, not by going to the general public and begin embarrassing ourselves. I’ve very critical points to fret about… these are the issues I’m fearful about. 

“I’m dissatisfied. They need to have taken the plea to the President and instructed him, that is one in all our sons and he wants assist. The President must know what’s going on. I served this nation. 

“I received two Olympic medals [as coach], up till now, no handshake; I’ve skilled greater than 30 gamers for this nation. Two Olympic medals and so far they haven’t instructed me what they’d do, with all my gamers. Nothing.”

The 53-year-old went on to elucidate his relationship with Dare, insisting there are not any private variations.

“With due respect to the minister and his workplace, since I met him, he has been very good to me,” Siasia continued.

“Why would I’ve an issue with him? He has tried his greatest to assist me, that’s what I’m saying. However the place I keep is that the Federal Authorities of Nigeria didn’t again me once I wanted assist most. I’m not a liar.

“So I do not perceive which standpoint the minister is coming from. I solely mentioned the federal government didn’t help me once I was in hassle with Fifa. I consider he’s taking this combat now like his personal combat as a result of he’s the one representing the federal government. That’s the approach I have a look at it. However I do not lie. That’s not honest to me, calling me a liar.”


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