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Nigeria U23 Team Escape Plane Crash

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The Nigeria U23 Dream team on their way to Gambia, escaped death on Sunday morning, when their chartered Arik Airplane developed fault, mid way to their destination.

The fault forced the Arik Air pilot to make an emergency landing in Accra, Ghana.

The team were on their way to perfect strategies for the African U23 Championship billed for Senegal.

“Thank 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,” a senior official of the team told Goal.com after the incident.

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

The team were said to be awaiting a new plane to be arranged for them, as at the time of filing this report.