By Isaac Afolabi
Sunshine Stars Football Club of Ondo players and other crew members survived an attack by gunmen yesterday.
The team was reportedly attacked along the Ore-Benin Expressway on their way to trade tackles with Bendel Insurance FC of Benin in a match day 13 encounter.
The team manager and the Ball boy attached to the team were reportedly seriously hit by the gunmen while other players sustained various degrees of injuries.
Speaking in a phone call with sports correspondent Isaac Afolabi, Media Officer Sunshine Stars FC Micheal Akintunde described the attack as a shock and a direct attack on the Akure-based team.
He however disclosed that the victims were currently receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital.