Players of Delta Queens Football club were attacked and robbed on their way to a leagues by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Kogi State.
Clubs players attacked by Fulani herdsmen in Kogi State
Players and officials of the Delta Queens Football club were attacked by Fulani herdsmen on their way to a game
presenter Queen John took to her Twitter account to reveal the team's ordeal while they were on their way to Lokoja.
The incident happened on Wednesday, June 29 at Ukene as the players and officials were on their way to Lokoja to play Confluence Queens.
"Delta Queens bus was attacked by some Fulani Herdsmen/armed robbers on their way to Lokoja around Ukene," Queen J wrote on Twitter.
"The robbers shot at their buses so many times but none got 2 any of the players or officials in the bus but got to the roof of the coaster.
"The brilliance of the driver who drove quickly and the grace of God saw them through that trouble. Thank God we didn't get a repeat.
A similar incident also happened to Nigeria Premier League championsKano Pillars who were on Thursday, March 5 attacked by armed robbers along Abaji-Lokoja road also in Kogi State.
Five Kano Pillars players were left seriously injured during the attack.
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