On Tuesday, October 1st, the Nigeria women Football (NWF) confirmed the death of two Nigerian footballers.
In brief, a car along the new stadium road, hit the footballers, Saturday Glory and Aniebet Ekong, and they died on the spot.
The incident occurred at Mopol Base, along Idoro Road, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, after their training.
Moreover, the Chairperson of the Nigeria Women’s Football League (NWFL) Aisha Falode confirmed the incident.
Falode, however, sympathized with the management and the officials of the club’.
“ It is with great sadness that we receive the news of the death of two young players of Pro-League side police Machine FC. Said Falode”.
“We are all devastated at this tragic passing of Glory Saturday and Aniebet Ekong.
“ The thoughts of everyone at the NWFL are with the families of the deceased, their friend, teammates, the management and everyone connected to the club at this difficult period”.
Meanwhile, the two players are already striving to gain promotion to the Nigeria Women’s Premier League (NWPL) next session.
In addition, they were already preparing to battle with Pelican Stars, Moje Queens FC, and Olori Babes.
They were also anticipating to battle for two tickets at the confluence stadium before they were killed.