Samson Siasia

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Samson Siasia (born 14 August 1967) is a Nigerian former professional football striker and the former head coach of the Nigeria national team from 2010 to October 2011. He was reappointed in 2016. On 16 August 2019, FIFA banned Siasia from all football activities for life (later reduced to five years), following a match-fixing investigation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samson Siasia has received more than 203,329 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Samson Siasia is the 9,837th most popular soccer player, the 127th most popular biography from Nigeria and the 57th most popular Nigerian Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 200k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 34.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Samson Siasias by language

Over the past year Samson Siasia has had the most page views in the with 27,014 views, followed by French (3,012), and Arabic (1,781). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Turkish (222.01%), Hungarian (127.05%), and Swedish (108.02%)


Among soccer players, Samson Siasia ranks 9,837 out of 21,273Before him are Pedro Obiang, Rodolfo Pizarro, Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe, José Ángel Valdés, Edmond Tapsoba, and Luis Hernández Rodríguez. After him are David Mateos, Tiko, Luciano Zauri, Carlos Fernandes, Jörgen Pettersson, and Christian Schulz.

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Among people born in 1967, Samson Siasia ranks 747Before him are Marty Walsh, Rodney Harvey, Takeshi Motoyoshi, John Digweed, Lew Temple, and Wilson Pérez. After him are Erland Johnsen, Dan Futterman, Fernando Moner, Teddy Riley, Nicole Uphoff, and Corina Crețu.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Samson Siasia ranks 127 out of 309Before him are Agbani Darego (1982), Wilson Oruma (1976), Michael Eneramo (1985), Olarenwaju Kayode (1993), Chinedu Obasi (1986), and Samuel Peter (1980). After him are Namadi Sambo (1954), Charity Opara (1972), Thompson Oliha (1968), Razak Omotoyossi (1985), Rema (2000), and Godwin Okpara (1972).


Among soccer players born in Nigeria, Samson Siasia ranks 57Before him are Michael Emenalo (1965), Paul Onuachu (1994), Wilson Oruma (1976), Michael Eneramo (1985), Olarenwaju Kayode (1993), and Chinedu Obasi (1986). After him are Thompson Oliha (1968), Razak Omotoyossi (1985), Godwin Okpara (1972), Anthony Nwakaeme (1989), Isaac Okoronkwo (1978), and Jaycee John Okwunwanne (1985).