Food poisoning have rocked the camp of Remo Stars ahead of the Week 28 NPFL Clash with FC Ifeanyi Ubah.
Remo Stars Football Club are in shock over health issues that affected the players and some officials after 23 players are currently been treated for food poisoning.
At that moment, 13 first-team Remo Stars players, including their leading scorer, Victor Mbaoma, Ekene Awazie and Salefu Ochowechi are violently sick with food poisoning.
The players began complaining of stomach pain and tiredness, from about 7pm after virtually the entire team were violently sick: Umar Martaba, Oknuoghae Osas, Edozie Ewelike, Onovo David, Ekene Awazie, Abiodun Awoyemi, Ekene Obi, Saidu Muhammed, Paul Isaac the reserve goalkeeper, David Walbe, and Shuji Oshobe, Akeem Taiwo. Mbaoma, the most ill, was hardly able to walk. Officials affected Goalkeeper Trainer Dahiru Ilu and Media Officer Oladimeji Oshode
Affected players were rushed down to Ikenne health center as team doctor Mr James is currently treating some players ensuring they get fluids in other not to suffer from dehydration while others are been monitored to ensure they recover from this health casualty.
Confirming the incident and current situation Club Secretary Michael Onikute said.
“It’s such a disastrous incident we have prepared well for the game against Ifeanyi Ubah and have had the player resting after dinner which they had Semovita and Egusi only for me to get a call that they are in pain and all I could think of what getting them to the hospital alongside the Team Doctor.
“In a bid to keep them safe and have a clean bill * health the camp was fumigated yesterday only for this casualty to befall us on the eve of a vital game against Ifeanyi Uba.”