A number of the Promise Keepers contingent have been rushed to the hospital after Friday’s morning tragedy

Unspecified variety of gamers and officers of Akwa United sustained accidents after an accident on their option to Kaduna for a Nigeria Skilled Soccer League fixture in opposition to Jigawa Golden Stars.

The Promise Keepers took to social media to substantiate the unlucky occasion with footage of their group bus which collided with a truck.

The accident occurred alongside Ezionye freeway in Enugu on Friday morning forward of their match on the Ahmadu Bello Stadium on Sunday.

“We’ve been concerned in an accident alongside Ezionye Specific highway in Enugu on our option to Kaduna for our NPFL Match-day 15 sport in opposition to Jigawa Golden Stars. Gamers and officers have sustained accidents. One participant and two officers have been taken to the hospital,” the membership assertion learn.

The 2015 and 2017 Federation Cup champions are fifth within the Nigerian top-flight desk, nonetheless, the League Administration Firm (LMC) are but to substantiate if the match will proceed as scheduled after the accident.

Earlier on Monday, Akwa United had been held to a goalless by Warri Wolves whereas Jigawa Golden Stars suffered a 2-Zero loss at Rivers United a day earlier than.

Friday’s accident is the most recent unlucky occasion to hit the Nigeria Skilled Soccer League after gunmen attacked Adamawa United in February and kidnapped their bus driver who was ultimately launched after the Adamawa State Authorities paid a ₦1 million ransom.

The kidnap incident occurred alongside the Benin-Ore expressway on their option to Lagos for a league match in opposition to MFM FC.

Additionally this 12 months, a top-flight membership Wikki Vacationers escaped causalities after their group bus misplaced two tyres and caught fireplace at Hawan Kibo – a city in Jos, Plateau State.

Kwara United presently lead the NPFL desk with 26 factors from 14 matches whereas Enugu Rangers, Kano Pillars and Enyimba path within the second, third and fourth positions respectively with 24 factors every.


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