The team bus coveying the FC IfeanyiUbah team players was involved in an accident on their way to Ijebu-Ode, where they were to play Sunshine Stars in the the Matchday 37 fixture of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
The club confirmed the accident with this statement on Friday morning.
“Sequel to the reports making the rounds this morning, 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.
More details as regards if we would be able to honour the match on Sunday or not will be made known shortly.