The team and other travellers who were heading to Maiduguri, have to make a return trip to Damaturu, the Yobe State capital as gunmen were said to have unleashed attack on people about 35 kilometre to Maiduguri.
The Chief Coach of Kwara United, Mr Samson Unuanel who spoke to Daily Trust from Damaturu, said the official car and the team bus have to return to the Yobe State capital as they could not continue their journey because of the attack.
He said as at 6:30 pm yesterday, many travellers heading to Maiduguri were forced to turn back as the gunmen were operating 35 kilometres to Maiduguri.
Unuanel said that in the ensued confusion, his official Toyota Siena car rammed into other vehicles and was badly damaged. He said his players are in fearful mood following the incident and would only continue the trip today.
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