A bus transporting players and team officials of FC Ifeanyi Ubah to Ijebu
Ọdẹ, was involved in a road accident which has left two of the players unconscious and six others injured this afternoon, a statement from the club confirmed.
The bus was said to have collided with another bus along the Benin/Ore road while conveying the team to Ìjèbú Ọdẹ for their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 37 fixture against Sunshine stars slated for Sunday.
The statement which was signed by the club’s Chairman, Dr. Ifeanyi Chukwuma
Ubah confirmed the news.
“We wish to confirm that FC IfeanyiUbah team bus conveying players and officials was involved in a car accident along Benin/Ore expressway while on our way to Ijebu Ode to honour the NPFL Matchday 37 fixture with Sunshine Stars billed for this Sunday, 3rd of September, 2017.
“Six of our players sustained varying degree of injuries and two that are unconscious hitherto have regained consciousness and are receiving treatment presently at the closest medical facility near the site of the
accident. We wish to express our appreciation for your concern, support,
outpour of emotions, deepest thoughts and prayers at this sad times.” the statement read.
The Anambra warriors are currently sitting 6th on the NPFL log and are contenders for a Continental ticket.