Players and officials of MFM Football Club escaped on Sunday evening with minor injuries in a road accident along Akungba, Owo Road in Ondo State.
The team was on his way to Lagos from Jos where it lost 1-0 to Plateau United in a premier league match on Saturday when the incident happened about 4.40pm allegedly due to a brake failure.
In a statement released by the media consultant to the club, Wale Quadri, MFM denied reports that the coach of the side, Fidelis Ilechukwu was in serious condition.
Quadri wrote: “The accident was unfortunate, but we thank God that no one sustained serious injury. I have read some reports that our coach was injured, nothing of such happened. “We are safe and sound; we are presently in a hotel in Akure so that we can take off from there after some time so that the players can also have some rest.
“Some of the players that sustained minor injuries are being taken care of and they will join the rest of the team; we thank God for his protection. “We hope to resume the journey as soon as possible and we also thank our fans too for their support and prayers.”