Nigeria‚Äôs U23 team escaped plane crash on their way to Gambia on Sunday morning, Goal.com reports.
The report said the Dream Team VI was heading to the west African country to camp ahead of the African U-23 Championship in Senegal.
Team¬†officials told Goal that the Arik Airline made and emergency landing in Accra, Ghana due to unexpected technical difficulties to the aircraft and has since been left stranded in the Ghana capital.
‚ÄúThank 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,‚ÄĚ a senior official of the team told Goal after the incident.
‚ÄúWe are still stranded here and we are yet to get any news from Arik officials.‚ÄĚ
The team is likely to depart Accra on Sunday evening after the Nigeria Football Federation might have arranged new travel plans.