Ghana’s Wheelchair Tennis team have reportedly been attacked and robbed by suspected arm robbers in Nigeria.
The incident happened at Ogun Stage in Nigeria at about 2:30am while the team were returning home from the 2023 ITF tournament in Nigeria.
This was after the team had participated in the 2023 ITF World Team Cup Africa Qualifiers in Abuja, Nigeria, from February 8 to February 12 February 2023.
During the robbery incident, the robbers broke the vehicle’s windshield and took away some valuable belongings from the team.
The team included No.1 seed Daniel Laryer, Razak Baba Abdul, Bernard Yawson, Bridget Nartey, Issah Zenabu, Stacy Mensah Konadu, and coach Philip Plange.
Three players of the team who got injured in the process have received medical treatment at a hospital.
Ghana wheelchair Tennis Team attacked by Armed Robbers in Ogun State,Nigeria
Three players got injured after armed robbers attacked. The incident happened 2:30am@Paralympics @ParaAthletics @parsonsandrew @CanHCGhana @USEmbassyGhana @EmbEspGhana @FranceandGhana @AusAmbGHA pic.twitter.com/eIgMj0hC8D
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