After escaping plane crash in Accra, Ghana with the Under-23 national team, Dream Team VI squad and officials, reports reached Samson Siasia that his mother has been abducted from her house in Odoni village, Saghama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
The reports revealed that unknown identified gunmen in the early hours of Monday, November 16 forced their way through the back door and took the woman before fleeing with a motorbike.
She was with her husband when the incident happened despite his pleas.
The abductors are yet to make an contact with the Siasia family
According to reports on the website of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Siasia has appealed to kidnappers
“What do they expect from me? I don’t have money.”
“I beg them to please release my mother so that I can concentrate on this task of qualifying the U23 national team for the men’s football event of the Rio Olympics,” the coach added.
NFF president Amaju Pinnick called the kidnapping “disturbing”
Samson Siasia and the Dream Team VI squad are currently in Gambia for a 10 -day training programme ahead of the 2nd Africa Under-23 Cup of Nations taking place in Senegal.