Nigeria U23 team coach Samson Siasia has wielded the big stick by dropping Kingsley Sokari, Nzube Anaezemba and Daniel Etor for what he termed indiscipline.


The Netherlands 2005 FIFA U20 silver-winning coach said the players were sent packing after they requested to leave the camp to go for their club’s (Enyimba) last NPFL game of the season against Sunshine Stars in Lagos, even after he (Siasia) had told all the players they could not leave camp.

“I feel bad in taking this decision, but discipline must be maintained for us to achieve success in Senegal,” he said.

“All players in camp were told not to leave camp as the team would be traveling this weekend to The Gambia for pre –Championship training, only for these three players to come and ask to be allowed to go play for their club as they wanted to be part of the victory parade.

I had no option but to allow them leave and also in the process, leave them out of the team.”



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