Kwara United players, officials involved in auto crash

Michael Ohanu goes for goal for Kwara United

The accident, at the Ibadan end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, occurred as the team was returning to Kwara from their participation in the Nigeria National Super Four competition in Lagos, which finished on Tuesday.

Players and officials of Nigerian top-flight club Kwara United F.C. were involved in a road accident on Wednesday morning. The club president told newsmen on that God had been faithful to the team.

A player and two officials in the vehicle sustained various degrees of injuries and have since been taken to a hospital for medical attention.

He said that the accident occurred when the bus attempted to avoid hitting a auto.

He informed that another vehicle was arranged for them at the scene of the accident as they continue work on the repairs of their damaged bus and that apart from the minor bruises they had and the mental torture of the unfortunate incident they are in top shape.

He said that the degree of the accident was high but God saved all the lives involved. He expressed satisfaction that three members of the team who sustained injuries were responding to treatment.

"Kwara United players and officials in the early hours of today were involved in a motor accident in Ibadan".

"I want to thank God for our lives because the accident was more than the eyes could see".

The Ilorin based side are scheduled to face Niger Tornadoes in their first match of the new Premier league season on Sunday.

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