Lobi Star coach’s wife, kid stranded in Ukraine


Head coach of Lobi Star football club, Benue, Eddy Dombraye, is apprehensive following the situation his wife and five-year-old kid are.

Dombraye is a former Super Eagles player. His wife and kid are stranded in Ukraine, a country facing onslaught from Russia.

The ex-International told The Cable of his angst over the situation hinting on futile efforts to get them out of the troubled Ukraine saying, “They were supposed to catch the train from Boryspil which is about 15 kilometers away from Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital, but the train was cancelled. They are currently looking for a different alternative.

“The train was supposed to move by 11 am this morning (Monday) but it was cancelled. I have been in touch with them every minute to work on alternatives.”

Continued: “I have two kids and one of them is in Poland. He is a Polish citizen while the other one who is 5-year-old is currently with my wife,” he added.

“I followed the crisis on CNN since the first day it started. My wife and I thought the war will not escalate as we never anticipated it was ever going to happen. Even my wife said there would be no fight or war. Now, she is blaming herself and I am also blaming myself, wishing they had relocated earlier.

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