Nigeria”s U-23 Olympic team have reportedly escaped a plane crash. The escaped plane crash was said to have occured on their way to Gambia for final preparation ahead African U-23 Championship.
The U-23 team tagged Dream Team VI chose Gambia for their training camp after visa issues halted the trip to Morocco.
Speaking with goal.com an official of the team said the pilot had to make an emergency landing in Accra, Ghana due to unexpected technical difficulties to the aircraft and the team has since been left stranded in the Ghana capital.
He said: “Thank God for his goodness and his mercies we escaped plane crash on our way to Gambia, the pilot had to make an emergency landing in Accra we are still in Accra.”
“We are still stranded here and we are yet to get any news from Arik officials.”
Goal reports that the team could leave Ghana on Sunday evening depending on any new flight arrangements by the Nigeria Football Federation.
We thank God for his mercies!