Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) has sympathised with the Management of Sunshine Stars FC whose players and Officials were attacked on Thursday.

The attack reportedly took place along the Ore-Benin express road with some players and Officials said to have been shot by a yet to be identified assailants.

Hon Gbenga Elegbeleye, the NPFL Chairman, who has personally reached out to the club Chairman described the attack on the team as sad and unfortunate.

He commended Officers of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) that were said to have intervened to convey victims to a hospital and wishes speedy recovery to all who were injured.

The Akure club are scheduled to play against Bendel Insurance in one of the NPFL Matchday 13 fixtures on Saturday at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City.

David NPFL
December 8, 2023
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