Ex-Super Eagles assistant coach—Joe Erico dies
Former goalkeeper trainer of the Super Eagles and one time assistant coach, Joe Erico has died after a brief illness.
Erico, nicknamed ‘Jogobonito exponent’, died Tuesday morning in Lagos aged 72.
A close family member Tomiwa Aghedo, reporting his death to an online sports media, Goal, said:
“I feel sad informing you that coach Joe Erico passed on this morning [Tuesday],” Aghedo told.
“He complained of stomach ache yesterday and he was subsequently rushed to the hospital, where he was told to present his Covid-19 test result before he would be attended to.
“Coach Erico went for the test as directed and very early this morning he passed away. It’s terrible news at this point in time and everyone of us is devastated.
“We are consoled by the fact that he served Nigeria with all his strength and he lived a good life worthy of emulation.”
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