James Siang’a, Kenyan football player and manager, Dead


James Aggrey Siang’a died on September 9, 2016.

He was a Kenyan former international football player.

Before his death he was active as a football manager, James has coached throughout Africa at both club and national level, and currently coaches Kenyan club side Gor Mahia.

He has played as a goalkeeper and played at international level for Kenya.

James played for Kenya at the 1972 African Cup of Nations finals.

He managed Kenya between 1999 and 2000.

Then, he relocated to Tanzania, where he was manager of the Tanzanian national team in 2002.

He also managed Tanzanian club sides Simba SC and Moro United, as well as Express FC in Uganda.

During October 2004, while at Moro United, Siang’a was approached to take over as manager of the Kenyan national team, but he refused.

Futher down in that same month, Siang’a was also approached to become manager of the Tanzanian national team; once again, he refused.

He also coached Mtibwa Sugar in Tanzania, before becoming coach of Gor Mahia in Kenya.

James Siang’a passed away in 2016.