Jos fans attack Enyimba players, officials

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The match-day 29 game between Eyimba FC and Plateau United which ended goalless at New Jos Stadium was overshadowed by the attack on the visiting team by fans.

Report said trouble erupted when Enyimba’s player Timothy Danladi was ushered out of the stadium by the security operatives after his red card offense which was handed to him toward the end of the additional time.

Angry home fans as soon as the referee blew the final whistle invaded the pitch and started stoning the players and officials of the away team.

The team was also held hostage in their dressing room for several minutes before they managed to escape to their hotel with the goalkeeper Jerry Basal and Dare Olatunji among those seriously injured.

 

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