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Kwara United Club's team bus involved in road crash

This accident puts their opening game of the 2018/2019 NPFL season in doubt.

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Kwara United play Kwara United's team bus involved in road crash (dammydudu/Twitter)

Some Kwara United players have been hospitalised after their team bus was involved in a crash while on their way to their base Ilorin.

The newly promoted Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side were on their way to Ilorin after their Bet9ja NNL Super Four tourney in Lagos.

Kwara United team bus in road crash play Several Kwara United players were injured in the crash (dammydudu/Twitter)

 

According to several reports, some players were injured in the crash and have been taken to an undisclosed hospital.

From pictures circulating on social media, the Kwara United’s team bus has been badly damaged from the crash.

Kwara United team bus in road crash play The team bus was badly damaged from the crash (dammydudu/Twitter)

Promotion to NPFL

Kwara United had a brilliant season in the Nigeria National League (NNL) last year, securing promotion to the NPFL.

Kwara United team bus in road crash play Several Kwara United players were injured in the crash (dammydudu/Twitter)

 

This accident puts their opening game of the 2018/2019 NPFL season in doubt. The Kwara State-owned side have been scheduled to host Niger Tornadoes on Sunday, January 14.

Auto crash like this is now news in Nigerian local football. In recent years, the likes of Ikorodu United FC and Heartland FC had accidents while on their way for club engagements.

Kano Pillars and Giwa Football Club were attacked by armed robbers while on their way to league games.

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