A player and two officials of Kwara United FC of Ilorin were on Wednesday injured when a bus conveying the team got involved in an accident in Ibadan, Oyo State.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the team was returning from Lagos where they honoured the Nigeria National League Super Four.
The Team Manager, Jimoh Oke, told NAN that no life was lost to the accident, which occurred at Moniya at 7am.
Oke said the injured player and officials were receiving treatment in a hospital in Ibadan.
He said the accident occurred when the bus attempted avoid hitting a car.
He said: “The driver was avoiding hitting the car, and lost control.
“A player and two officials were injured; they are responding to treatment.
“We thank God that no life was lost to the incident; we will proceed to Ilorin today.”
NAN reports that Kwara United will lock horns with Niger Tornadoes of Minna in the opening day of the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League on Sunday in Ilorin.