Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Samson Siasia to Coach in Indian Premier League Soccer (PLS)
Former Super Eagles Coach Samson Siasia has confirmed that he will be coaching in the Indian Football Association's newly launched Premier League Soccer (PLS). He made a formal announcement on his Facebook wall about an hour ago stating:
Samson Siasia is the new coach of the Indian club Durgapur and will earn 210,000 dollars (N33.9m). Austin Jay Jay Okocha has also been signed as a player by the club and will earn 550, 000 dollars (about N88.8m).
The Indian Football Association (IFA) rules for the PLS allows each franchise (club) to sign 4 foreign players and borrows the players' auction format from the highly popular Indian Premier League (Cricket).
The PLS will start in March 2012.