Nigeria Professional Football League side Heartland FC of Owerri were involved in a road accident on Wednesday
The Naze Millionaires were in Maiduguri to honour the NPFL matchday 35 clash against El Kanemi Warriors at the Maiduguri Township Stadium.
The team arrived safely in Maiduguri on Wednesday but the hosts’ team bus conveying the Owerri-based side to their hotels ran into a Nigerian Army Hilux Jeep on the Kano/Jos road near the Ramat Polytechnic.
reports indicate that several players were severly injured while three officials are reportedly badly wounded from the accident that occurred biut thankfully no death was reported
The Injured Players and Officials are presently in hospital receiving treatment.
Heartland are third from bottom with 37 points from 32 matches, while El Kanemi are 12th on 45 points.