Samson Siasia is well-known among soccer players and fans throughout the world as a member of one of the finest and most thrilling teams ever. He played in the U.S.A. during the 1994 World Cup as a starter on Nigeria’s national team, ranked fifth in the world. In the Fall of 2003, Samson coached boys teams, U12 Classic I and U17 Challenge A. View these team’s succeses below or on Samson’s Resume (CV). Come to camp this summer with Samson and other professional coaches at Future Stars Soccer Academy.
We are fortunate that he now coaches our fast-rising teams in the northern suburbs of Atlanta. Samson is available for private or small group training by appointment. Training focuses on learning to play well. Advanced players benefit from his ten (10) years of professional and national team experience. The players have quickly improved team play, gained new individual skills, and developed great confidence on the field. Since early last year, the children at High Meadows School have enjoyed his after-school youth soccer programs.
U11 Chevy Cup Final
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- International: FIFA
- Africa CAF
- Americas CONCACAF
- US Soccer: USSF
- Georgia: GSSA
- Club: Stars
- Camp: Future Stars
U10 Chevy Cup Champs!
Youth Team Success
- U12 Charlotte Finalists
- U11 Chevy Cup Finalists
- U11 Spring Results
- U11 Win Concorde
- U16 Win Red Star
- U11 Great Season
- U11 Fall 2002 Results
- U10 Win Chevy Cup
Career of outstanding accomplishment:
- Starter for national team ranked 5th on FIFA’s World Rankings
- “World Cup” starter for three games, scored against Argentina
- Selected as an 11-Year National Team member, from 1987 – 1998
- “Cup of Nations” (African Cup) winner 1994, runner-up 1993
- “Afro-Asian” Cup winner 1995
- “Champion of France” 1994-95 at “FC Nantes Atlantique”
- Played in the “EUFA Cup”
- Professional player in Australia, Belgium, France, Israel, Portugal, & Saudi
Great acclaim for player and team…
“…the Eagles left with their heads held high and a new prestige in the higher echelons of world football (soccer). Their next match pitted them against the mighty Diego Maradonna’s Argentina, but reputations meant little at Foxboro Stadium in Boston. The Nigerians went for the South American’s throats and Siasia put them ahead after only eight minutes…”
U-12 Boys Win Columbus Red Star Tournament
A fall season highlight was the boys’ victory. “U-12 Stars Win Columbus Red Star Top Division (Gold)” – December 8, 2003. Samson Siasia’s Under-12 team won the tournament. This is the culmination of five seasons coaching these young men to soccer excellence.
Samson Siasia’s U-12 Boys Finish In State’s Top Four
Samson Siasia’s Under-12 Stars Orange A team finishes high – December 2, 2003. Samson coached these young men from 9 year old kids to elite footballers, playing at the highest levels.
U-12 Boys Are Charlotte Finalists
This fall season opened with the U-12 Boys In The Charlotte Finals – August 17, 2003. The Orange A team were finalists in the Paramount-Carowinds Charlotte Invitational. The final pitted our Stars Orange against the Charlotte United Gold, ranked second in NC.
U-11 Promoted To Classic I At U12
ATLANTA, GA – June, 2003 – The U-12 Boys are promoted to Classic I, the highest state ranking and level of competition for the fall of 2003.
Sia Sports Announced
Sia Sports Announced – ATLANTA, GA – May 24, 2003 – Samson Siasia, announces Sia Sports, a line of sports apparel, clothing and accessories. The announcement coincides with the 40th anniversary celebration of his 1994-95 French championship at F.C. Nantes Atlantique. Plans call for wide international distribution.
U-11 State Championship, Chevy Cup Finalists
The U-11 Boys Are Chevy Cup Finalists for Stars Soccer Club – May 10, 2003. The Under-11 (U11) boys Orange team – one of the fastest rising youth teams in Georgia – won a finalist berth in the Chevy Cup, the State Championship Tournament. The final match pitted Stars Orange against the Cobb Chiefs (Cobb F.C.), ranked first in the state.
U-11 Boys Take Concorde Challenge Cup
U-11 Boys Win Concorde Tournament – February 22-23, 2003, took the “Black” division by defeating the Excel Golden Knights 6-0, Alpharetta Ambush 3-0, AUSA Freedom Silver 1-0, and beating Athens YMCA Express on points.
U-16 Boys Win Red Star Tournament
U-16 Boys Win Red Star Tournament Championship – December 7-8, 2002, beating West Gwinnett Freedom Bronze 3-0, Central Georgia Predators 1-0, Metro North Y (MNYMCA) 2-1, and coming back from 0-2 at the half of the final to beat East Cobb Rangers 4-3.
U-11 Boys Go 8-2-0, Triumph Finalists
Great Season Results – Fall 2002. Samson’s U11 Boys Orange “A” select soccer team had a great season. The team led the league with 75 goals in ten (10) games, and scored an average 5.94 goals/game while conceding only 1.24 goals/game.
U-10 Boys Win State Championship
U-10 Boys Win State Championship – June 2002, Chevy Cup, led by head coach Samson Siasia. These young men gained individual skills and confidence to win four straight games to take the Chevy Cup.