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Dream Team escapes plane crash in Accra

Dream Team Coach, Samson Siasia

Nigeria U-23 team escaped plane crash while
travelling to Gambia on Sunday morning as part of
preparations for the African U-23 Championship
billed for Senegal.

The Dream Team VI opted for the West African
country after the initial trip to Morocco was
cancelled due to visa issues, Goal reports.

A senior official of the team said the pilot of the
Arik Aircraft made an emergency landing in Accra,
Ghana, due to technical problems.

“Thank God for his goodness and his mercies that
we escaped a plane crash on our way to Gambia.

The pilot had to make an emergency landing in
Accra and we are still in Accra,” the official told

“We are still stranded here and we are yet to get
any news from Arik officials.”

The team is likely to depart Accra on Sunday
evening after the Nigeria Football Federation come
up with new travel plans.

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