Players and officials of Ekiti United football club were involved in an auto accident in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday evening, March 16.
The club’s Media Officer, Quozeem Oladapo, in a statement disclosed that the accident occurred while the players were returning to Ado-Ekiti from their evening training session at Ikere-Ekiti.
The statement says that there were no casualties as all occupants of the vehicle were safe.
”But some of them were with varying degrees of injury,” he said.
Oladapo added that the vehicle had been on the road for several hours in recent days with two away matches at Lagos and Ilorin.
“After traveling to Lagos on March 8 for the midweek clash with Vandrezzer FC on Wednesday, the team returned to Ado-Ekiti on Thursday night.
“The team also embarked on the journey to Ilorin on Friday morning for the Saturday clash with Osun United.
“The vehicle returned to Ado-Ekiti on Sunday after Saturday’s Nigeria National League (NNL) match without any fault or hiccup,” he said.