Armed Robbers Attack Enyimba FC Team After Victory Against Adamawa United

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Enyimba players attacked by armed robbers in Adamawa

Armed robbers have attacked a bus conveying players and staff of Enyimba football club of Aba after they secured a vital 0-2 victory against Adamawa United in the Nigerian Professional League on Thursday evening, March 19.

The Peoples Elephant were on their way to Aba from Jos after their match-day 25 fixture against Adamawa united when the armed robbers attacked them around Enugu-Okigwe -Umuahia Expressway in Okigwe, Imo state.

The robbers reportedly smashed the windscreen and side mirror of the bus conveying the team, and carted away all their valuables, while leaving a player in the pool of his own blood.

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Enyimba chairman, Felix Anyansi-Agwu confirmed the incident to newsmen . According to the report, the chairman affirmed he was not at the scene of the event but was well briefed.

He said the attack happened around 7:45 pm and maintained that all the players are safe and have so far returned to there base in Aba.

Enyimba had experienced a similar incident at Okene, Kogi state while traveling to Kaduna for the super-four tournament in 2016.

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Players of Enyimba International and Horoya Athletic Club of of Guinea have been talking tough ahead of tomorrow’s first leg of the quarterfinal of the CAF Confederation Cup competition billed for the Enyimba Stadium in Aba.

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