Nigeria Professional Football League team, Ikorodu United, was on Friday involved in a ghastly auto crash. The accident happened at about 4pm along AMA Brewery Road 9th Mile, Enugu.
The team was travelling in a Chisco bus, which collided with a truck that over-turned and burst into flames. Ikorodu United at the moment are the bottom team in the Nigeria League; having only recorded a paltry 15 points from 21 games.
The league’s bottom club were travelling from their Lagos base to Makurdi, Benue State for NPFL Match Day 22 fixture with Lobi Stars billed for Sunday, June 19, 2016.
The club in a tweet via its Twitter handle, @FCIkoroduunited said: “Ikorodu United bus was involved in an accident on their way to Makurdi at about 4pm today. We give glory to God for His Mercy in our lives. The players sustained minor injuries.
“The players sustained minor injuries. None of Ikorodu United players died but sustained minor injuries. It is an 18 seater bus. We praise God.”