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.