Players of FC Ifeanyi Ubah (Anambra Warriors) were attacked armed robbers on their way to Kano for their scheduled NPFL match day 6 fixture against Jigawa Golden Stars
The robbers who robbed them at Kabba Junction at about 1:30pm dressed in NYSC uniforms
The team’s management in a press statement said though no life was lost but the driver was shot while some members of the coaching crew and players were critically injured.
“The affected persons are currently being treated and are responding to treatment.”
They however appeal to the Federal Government as well as football regulatory bodies; Nigerian Football Federation(NFF) and the League Management Company (LMC) to further intensify security efforts to ensure the safety of teams who often have no choice than to travel long distances by road, especially clubs owned by Private investors who are made to invest their hard earned money in the growth and development of Nigerian football.
They also urged their fans, well-wishers, supporters to keep the entire management, coaching staff and players of FC Ifeanyi Ubah in their prayers in this moment of despair.