A bus conveying FC Ifeanyi Ubah team players and some officials to Ijebu Ode was involved in a road accident today. Two players became unconscious following the accident while others sustained varying degrees of injuries.
The team had been on their way to honour the NPFL Matchday 36 fixture with Sunshine Stars billed for this Sunday, 3rd of September, 2017, when the bus got involved in a head-on collision with a passenger bus along Ijebu-Ode road just before noon, Vanguard reports.
A statement signed by the clubs Chairman, Mr. Chukwuma Ubah confirmed the incident.
The statement read: “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 36 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 felicitations for your concern, support, outpour of emotions, deepest thoughts and prayers at this sad times.”