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. He was reacting to a recent statement by former International, Chinedu Obasi that there was a demand for bribe, which he refused to give.
Obasi had alleged in a media report (not The Guardian) that his refusal to pay bribe demanded by some officials denied him a place in the team to Brazil 2014 World Cup, which the Sports and Youth Development Minister, Sunday Dare, has pledged to look into it.
Speaking to The Guardian during the week, Erico said he was not sure such a thing happened under Keshi, but stated that he wouldn’t whether such happens in the country’s football.
“I have been following the trend of the bribery demand allegation of Brazil 2014 World Cup when Keshi was the chief coach of the team. But I don’t really think it would be possible under Keshi.” (Text, photo by Guardian)