Erico Warns Eagles:’Don’t Underrate Tanzania’

Erico Warns Eagles:’Don’t Underrate Tanzania’

By James Agberebi:

Former Nigeria international, Joe Erico has advised players of the Super Eagles not to underrate Tanzania in Saturday’s 2017 Cup of Nations qualifier in Dar es Salaam.

In a chat with, the former Eagles goalkeeper trainer urged Eagles to be cautious in their approach to the game.

“Looking at the game critically, as we all know, there are no more minnows. Tanzania have been one of the top playing nations in Africa a couple of years ago. So we should be very careful and not take things for granted,” Erico reiterated in an exclusive chat with

“Everybody wants to win, everybody wants to be at the Cup of Nations, so it is important they give their best to secure the win.”

Erico would also wish new Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh the best of luck as he prepares for his first competitive game as Nigeria coach.

“I wish him all the best, especially being his first competitive game as Super Eagles coach. I hope he uses the best legs for the game in order to get off to a good start,” Erico said.