Ghana Premier club, Legon Cities, were attacked by armed robbers on the Bibiani – Kumasi highway as they made their way back to Accra following a league game on Wednesday afternoon against Samartex.
The incident happened at around 11pm.
The driver’s side of the team bus was smashed, and all possessions of the players and officials, including mobile phones and laptops taken.
One player, Osman Amadu sustained injuries.
“There are no casualties but they took everything from us,” player, Nicholas Mensah is quoted by Kickgh.
The club has also issued an official statement about the incident:
This is not the first time a Ghana Premier League team has been victim of armed robbery, with Ashantigold, Asante Kotoko and Wa All Stars have suffered similar fates in the recent past, while a Women’s Premier League team, Savannah Ladies, were also attacked last season.