Sunshine Stars FC of Akure has been attacked by suspected kidnappers on their way to Benin City to honor this weekend’s fixture against Bendel Insurance.
According to a press release from the club’s media officer Micheal Akintunde, the unfortunate attack happened at the Benin-Ore express road
‘It saddens our hearts to inform Nigerians , especially football lovers that out team was attacked few minutes ago along Ore-Benin Expressway to honor an Elite League tie , against Insurance of Benin , scheduled for this weekend.
Our ball boy was shot in the horrible attack, Our team manager and other club officials including players are seriously injured .
It took the intervention of officers of the Federal Road Safety corp that helped rescue the injured officials and the shot individual to a nearby hospital.
We hope you join us in prayers 🙏”