•On Way To Honour Unicem Match –
Players and Officials of Remo Stars were grateful to God almighty for saving their lives as the team was involved in an automobile crash in the early hours of Saturday.
The team was on it’s way to Cross Rivers in honor of the week 23 Nigeria National League encounter with Unicem Rovers when the bus crashed into an alleged malfunctioning heavy duty truck along Onitsha, Nnewi expressway Ihala community precisely.
Traveling through the same routes, COD United who were on their way to Uyo to take on Akwa Starlet helped out in transporting the players and officials to a save and conducive environment and those who were injured were taken down to the hospital.
Public Relation Officer, Michael Onikute disclosed that the team will head back to Ogun State as all parties have been contacted and relive themselves of this tragedy as no death casualty was recorded.
“It’s so unfortunate that such incident occurred on our way to Calabar, we left Ogun State as early as possible to avoid night trip but we were faced with unprecedented traffic from Ogun to Ore in Ondo State.
“We appreciate God for keeping us safe despite the heavy damage on the bus and a huge appreciation to the management of COD United of Lagos.