Armed robbers attacked the players and officials of Adamawa Queens football membership of Yola on Wednesday on their manner from Yola to Benin metropolis the place they were billed to play a soccer fit.
according to a report made available in Yola, the Adamawa State capital, the gamers and officers of the women football staff were attacked and robbed few kilometers to Katsina Ala town in Benue State.
The record additional mentioned that the ladies and their officers were subjected to all sorts of humiliation before being dispossessed of their cash and other valuables.
As on the time of filling this record, the visiting team was once reportedly taking refuge at the Katsina Ala Police Station.
in the meantime, probably the most officials of the club mentioned on situation of anonymity that they left Yola late Tuesday for a suit expected to happen on the night of the following day when the unfortunate incident happened.
in keeping with the official, who used to be also dispossessed and maltreated, despite the fact that there were many girls than males in the automobile, it didn’t bother the robbers, who took pleasure in stripping them, a scenario he stated may just impact the women of their ladies premiership marketing campaign.
meanwhile, partial to the club in Yola, Daniel Bullus, condemned the state ministry of formative years and sports for their poor handling of the state-owned teams, particularly their traveling preparations.
Bullus wondered why the state groups must be allowed to leave for situations on the eve of such competitions now not minding the distances.
on the other hand, Hon. Philip, the state director of sports, feigned lack of knowledge of the attack when spoken to on telephone.
He said that it was the ministry of sports activities’ responsibility to cater for the welfare of the teams as, consistent with him, everything about carrying is been handled by way of the ministry.