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Siasia keen on Kenyan job



Nigerian coach Samson Siasia has expressed interest in the vacant Harambee Stars’ job.

SuperSport.com understands that the tactician would be extremely tempted by an invitation to manage the Stars.

"Managing the Kenyan national team would be an exciting opportunity for me. They have such enormous talent, with players in the local leagues and in Europe. It would not take so long before they become a formidable force in football," the tactician said.

Kenya are in the same group as Nigeria in the Fifa 2014 World Cup Qualifiers - both teams will meet on the 22nd of March 2013 in Nigeria.

SIASIA'S HISTORY IN MANAGEMENT

2004: Assistant coach to the Nigeria national team (Super Eagles)

2004: Appointed coach of the Nigeria U-20 team (Flying Eagles)

2005: Won the U-20 African Youth Championship in Benin

2005: Qualified the Nigeria U-20 team (Flying Eagles) for the U-20 World Youth Championship

2005: Led the Nigeria U-20 team (Flying Eagles) to the finals of the World Youth Championship - finishing second.

2007: Appointed coach to the Nigeria U-23 team (Dream Team)

2008: Won the U-23 inaugural Intercontinental Cup in Malaysia

2008: Qualified the Nigeria U-23 team (Dream Team) for the summer Olympics in Beijing - reaching the finals and winning the silver medal.

2010: Appointed head coach Nigeria national team (Super Eagles).



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