NPFL: Ikorodu United Players in Bus Crash
Ikorodu United players and officials were involved in an accident Friday evening in Enugu enroute Makurdi where they are expected to face Lobi Stars in Sunday’s Nigeria Professional Football League game.
No death was recorded but players sustained minor injuries as they escaped through the window of the Chisco bus.
“It happened at about 4pm this evening when a trailer was trying to get hold of itself , lost control and faced out bus,” media officer Babatunde Ayoola said.
“Players sustained minor injuries from the knees to the shoulder because everybody escaped through the window. The bus is condemned but we thank God that none of us died.”
However, he is unsure if the game against the Makurdi based team would hold as they have reported the case to the league organiszers.
“That is what we don’t know,” he continued. “ We are trying to get across to the League Management Company to help us postpone the game and we are waiting for their response.”
Ikorodu United sit at the base of the Nigeria topflight log with 15 points from 21 games.