- Kwara United team bus involved in accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway
- Some players sustained injuries and have been taken to the hospital for treatment
- No deaths were recorded for the Nigeria National League side
Nigerian football club Kwara United's team bus was involved in an accident in the early hours of Wednesday, January 10.
Busy Buddies Nigeria reports that the accident took place along Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
No deaths were recorded but some of the players sustained injuries and they have been taken to the hospital for treatment.
“There was no loss of lives. Nobody died, we have the case of five people sustaining series of injuries,” Gbenga Akinola, the team's psychologist, told The Cable.
“Everything is under control, hopefully all will be well.
“I won’t like to disclose the names of those injured for I am still in shock over the incident.”
NAIJ.com understands the team were leaving Lagos to return to Ilorin following the conclusion of the Bet9ja NNL Super 4 tournament in Lagos.
Kwara have gained promotion to the Nigeria Professional Football League and will face Niger Tornadoes on Sunday, January 14 in their first game of the season.
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