Sunshine Stars FC Bus Attacked, Ball Boy Shot, Officials Injured
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By Amaechi Agbo
Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL side, Sunshine Stars FC bus was on Thursday attacked by suspected hoodlums along Ore -Benin Expressway.
According to report, the Ball boy was shot while team manager and other officials were injured.
In a press statement by the Media Officer of the club, Michael Akintunde said the team was on their way to honour their NPFL match against Bendel Insurance, in Benin
“It saddens our hearts to inform Nigerians , especially football lovers that our 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,” he said.
The Spokesperson added that officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC arrived the science and conveyed the injured to a nearby hospital
“It took the intervention of officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps that helped rescue the injured officials and the shot individual to a nearby hospital.