Nigeria champions Enyimba have announced they were robbed at gun point yesterday, on their way to the pre-season Super 4 in Kaduna.
Players and officials were robbed of their valuables like phones and cash at Okene in Kogi State, but no one was hurt during the incident, Enyimba announced on their official Twitter account.
Last year, Kano Pillars were attacked by robbers on their way to a league game in the eastern part of Nigeria. Several players including star striker Gambo Mohammed were shot.
Warri Wolves, Nasarawa United and cup winners Akwa United are the other teams who will feature in the competition, which starts on Wednesday.