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Players and coaches injured as Akwa United suffer road accident en route NPFL trip to Kaduna

Unspecified number of players and officials of Akwa United sustained injuries after an accident on their way to Kaduna for a Nigeria Professional Football League fixture against Jigawa Golden Stars.

The Promise Keepers took to social media to confirm the unfortunate event with pictures of their team bus which collided with a truck.

The accident happened along Ezionye highway in Enugu on Friday morning ahead of their match on Sunday.

“We have been involved in an accident along Ezionye Express road in Enugu on our way to Kaduna for our NPFL Match-day 15 game against Jigawa Golden Stars.