A season of death
In the past one month, four former international football players, a former Chairman of the Nigeria Football Association and a fine sports journalist have all passed on.
NPFL’s absence shows government doesn’t know its economic importance, says Erico
Formers Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Joseph Erico, believes the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) and other leagues have not resumed long after other countries because the Federal Government does not know what football and other sports can contribute to the economy.
Erico still sad over ‘unjust’ sack after Mali 2002 Nations Cup
Former Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Joseph Erico, has been through a lot in his career, both as a player and coach, but one incident that still haunts him is the manner he was relieved of his duties after the Mali 2002 African Nations Cup.
Keshi won’t demand for bribe, says Erico
Former Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Joseph Erico, has expressed trust and confidence in the late Stephen Keshi’s reign as the coach of Nigeria’s senior national team.
‘Lazy, impatient coaches reason Rohr has only one home-based goalkeeper’
Former Internationals, Joseph Erico and Joseph Dosu, have faulted Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr’s belief there are no good goalkeepers in the Nigerian league, saying the national team coaches have not just taken out time to scout for good net minders.
Let’s manage what Eagles offer us, says Erico
Former Super Eagles’ Assistant Coach, Joseph Erico, has expressed optimism that goalkeepers in Coach Gernot Rohr-led Super Eagles would get better with more friendlies before the World Cup in June. Of the keepers used by Rohr during the World Cup qualifiers and in the friendly games against Argentina, Poland and Serbia, none appear convincing in…
Erico tasks Yusuf on choice of players for Morocco 2018 championship
Former Assistant coach of the Super Eagles, Joseph Erico, has stated that the choice of players Coach Salisu Yusuf will feature at the fifth African Nations Championship (CHAN) is his prerogative.
Eagles should be thinking of winning World Cup, says Erico
Speaking to The Guardian yesterday, Erico said the nation has so many quality players that should always qualify Eagles for every World Cup, adding, however, that harnessing these talents has always been the country’s bane.
Odey, Olatunbosun, Ibrahim will determine fate of NPFL players, says Erico
Former Super Eagles’ Assistant Coach, Joseph Erico has hailed national team manager, Gernot Rohr for inviting four home-based players to his squad preparing for a Cameroun 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier against South Africa.
Erico condemns exclusion of NPFL players, canvasses support for Rohr
Super Eagles’ former assistant coach, Joseph Erico, has described as unfortunate the exclusion of players from the Nigeria Professional Football League...
Amokachi, Erico disagree over Super Eagles bribery claims
Former Assistant Coach of the Super Eagles, Joseph Erico, has denied knowledge of football agents giving Nigerian coaches financial inducement to invite their players into the senior national team for any international engagement.