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Ex Super Eagles goalie dies at 72

The internet mourns super eagle goal keeper as he dies at 72

Former Nigerian goalkeeper and assistant coach of the Super Eagles, Joe Erico Bassey is dead

Ex Super Eagles goalie dies at 72

Erico, popularly known as ‘Jogo Bonito Exponent,’ was a goalkeeper for Electricity Connectors of Nigeria (ECN) and for Green Eagles of Nigeria in his playing days.

Erico alongside late coach Shuaibu Amodu and late Stephen Keshi qualified the Super Eagles for the 2002 Korea/Japan World Cup, but they were dismissed before the event.

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The former goalkeeper’s death was confirmed on Thursday morning by the Super Eagles media officer, Babafemi Raji via Brila FM.

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