As Nigeria football fraternity continues to mourn the demise of former senior national team goalkeeper, Joe Erico, officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have been called upon to immortalize him in order to appreciate his contributions to the leather game in the country.
Former Team Manager of defunct Julius Berger Football Club, Engr. Mactony Taiwo made the call at the weekend in an exclusive chat with Daily Independent.
“NFF should immortalize him (Erico) to show that the labours of our heroes past are not in vain and to also appreciate his inputs in the country’s football.
“Nothing will be too small to show appreciation to the good works the late Erico did while alive. He played for the national and also coached the national team.“He served the country with all his capabilities and even when he was being owed alongside others, he did not relent in contributing his parts to the development of the game. (Independent)