Siasia’s mother released after 75days in captive.
The Bayelsa State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the release of Mrs. Beauty Ogere Siasia , the abducted mother of former Nigerian coach Samson Siasia.
A member of the Siasia family , Eworikumo Siasia , also confirmed that the 80 – year -old Madam Siasia had been freed and she is at home with family members at their Odoni country home in Sagbama Local Government Area .
Siasia earlier have pleaded to Nigeria government, in his words, he said, “What more can I do but plead for assistance from the government, police and my country that I served as a player and coach,” Siasia added
“My mother is seriously sick and this bothers me a lot. I don’t know where or who to turn to at this point.
I’ve not had a job for three years, battling with a Fifa ban appeal and to have my sick mother in the hands of kidnappers, I just feel extremely tired.”
Among many other accomplishments, Siasia prides himself as the most decorated African football coach at the Olympics, winning silver at the Beijing Games in 2008 and bronze at the 2016 Games in Rio.