By Abba Gwale
Players and officials of Adamawa United FC were robbed at gunpoint around Benin-Ore expressway last night at about 11.45pm on their way to their week 11 NPFL fixture against MFM FC in Lagos.
According to reports, their phones, feeding monies and other valuables were taken away by the criminals.
The team driver, Alhaji Kabiru, was also abducted in the process and as at press time, no one knows his whereabout. The abductors are demanding N50m ransom.
According to team’s press secretary, some of the players had, this season, slept in the team bus because there were no accommodation for them.
This week, Wikki Tourists bus got burnt to ashes while travelling to Uyo, Akwa Ibom for their matchday tie with Dakkada FC. Also, Kano Pillars’ bus was involved in an inferno on Friday.